Gratitude: in the Christmas spirit

Today I’m grateful for…

Finally feeling the real joy and excitement of Christmas while baking Lebküchen from my Gran’s recipe, the boys helping out in their Christmas aprons, the smell of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and cloves filling the air, with Christmas music drifting through the house.

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Watching “The Little Prince” at the cinema, with my youngest son cuddling on my lap, feeling my chest tight with love.

imagesWrapping up a week of watching episodes 1 to 6 of Star Wars with the kids, with a huge amount of excited anticipation in the house as we wait to watch the latest release soon! And I must say, Princess Leia still kicks ass 🙂

images-2Reading the copy of “The Little Prince” I’ve had since I was a child with the boys before bed.

Memories of Christmases past – and fondly remembering many loved ones now deceased.

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December 2007

Christmas 2010

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