Christmas eve traditions…

 

This is us today…

…inspired by…

…we made stringed popcorn and seed-filled pine cones for the birds and animals

…and made our way to our lovely allotment

…and found the pine tree (which the children have now named Wisley!) to decorate for the birds and animals

…because they too need to feast on this precious day that is about to dawn…

…and when we had hung the popcorn and seed balls

…we each chose a Christmas song to sing…

…and belted them out across the quiet of the open space…

…the singing turned to dancing for Toby who just can’t resist a jiggle!

Afterwards we sat on the old upturned bath (that will become a pond next year) and had soup together.

And so has begun a new Christmas family tradition (we loved it!).

Wherever you are in the world, we send you wishes and prayers for a Christmas and new year full of meaning, connection and love.

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  1. Tania says:

    That looked such fun, so wish we’d joined you but got stuck into cooking and sherry quite early! Lucky birds though- the goodies for them looked amazing! X

  2. jacqueline says:

    Dearest sweet Concetta, this is such a wonderful tradition! I really love it so much! Merry Christmas sweet friend! Have a wonderful festive time with your family and friends. Love to yoU!

  3. Wendy says:

    I love it! Nancy’s Mum

  4. Amelia says:

    Merry Christmas Concetta to you and all the family 🙂

    Amelia.x

  5. Oh, I love this…beautiful new tradition! Wishing you Happy in 2012!
    Jenny

  6. Charlotte says:

    Hi Concetta – yes it was so much fun. I hope the birds enjoyed it too.

  7. Kate England says:

    Just popping by to wish you a belated Merry Christmas! I hope you enjoy the New Year’s celebrations tonight and that 2012 unfolds beautifully for you and your loved ones!

    With love! x

  8. AG Ambroult says:

    oh what sweet pictures of your family! And a sweet tribute to the birds and Wisely!

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