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Tuesday, 23 December 2014


Christmas is now upon us dear friends.   Its a time for family and friends.  
Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas .
Thank you to my close blogging friends .. Enjoy these next days . 2015 is nearly here.
                                                                Keeping Christmas simple.  My olive tree branch christmas tree..    
                    After all,   It is the birth of our Lord that we are celebrating.

                                                           HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL.



  1. You have a very artistic and pretty Christmas tree Val, and your Nativity scene is lovely. Happy Christmas to you, and thank you for your friendship through blogging over the years. With love from your Australian mate, Patricia. xox

    1. From one Sheila to another.. Thank you dear Patricia..
      Your home looks so lovely with all your decorations..
      Thank you too for the friendship.. its great to know we have good likeminded friends -even if, they are on the other side of the world.

  2. i love your tree branch! perfect! blessings to you and yours, valerie!

  3. Dear Val - Thank you for all of your generous comments and friendship over the past 3 years.
    Hope you have a wonderful time with your family. Your home is looking very pretty and cosy - enjoy.

  4. Good morning Val....I have really bee missing here as of late....somehow I often become an unfollower (sp.) of many of my favorite ladies. Have a wonderful holiday.....looks like from the post below you will have quite a feast.



  5. Have a wonderful Christmas dear Val. I've loved having you as a special blogging friend and hope it continues into 2015 and beyond. Perhaps next year maybe the year when we might be able to meet up. Who knows! Wishing you a Happy, Healthy and Blessed New Year. Much love. Patricia x

  6. Have a Merry Christmas Val!

  7. Merry Christmas Val, I'm looking forward to see what new projects you will tackle this coming year. I wish you health and good cheer for this wonderful Christmas time. ox, Gina

  8. Dear Val, Wishing you and your family a very merry christmas! Sarah x

  9. Dear Val ,Love, Peace and Joy came down on earth on Christmas day to make you happy and cheerful. May Christmas spread cheer in your lives!

  10. Just stopping by to wish you a very blessed Christmas!!

  11. Dear Val,
    I hope you had a nice Christmas. It was our first year in our new home, so I decked it out. I think next year I will keep it simple. I was thinking of having just red balls on the tree just like you. It looks lovely. I wish you peace and lots of love in the new year, Val. Thank you for your friendship these past years.


  12. Now home again and catching up with blogs. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, dear Val.


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