Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Our Christmas

Happy 2012! (I know it's a little bit late to be doing a 'Christmas' post but this is the first chance I've had to blog :)

Did you all have a good Christmas??  Mine was.....different!  Both myself and the OH ended up with a stomach bug from Christmas Eve until around Tuesday 27th December! We missed out on our Christmas lunch at my mums (Christmas lunch for us was a tin of Heinz Tomato Soup!!).  I felt particularly bad since it was the first Christmas our 2 year old son was really aware of, he knew presents were coming so he was excited. 

Once the tree was up, he had to touch EVERY decoration!
Luckily I didn't have to wrap the majority of Joshua's Christmas presents as we set out his train set and a few other bits and pieces in the living room (he gets bored of opening too many presents!).  All 3 of us opened our stockings (in bed) on Christmas morning and I lay on the sofa as Joshua discovered his presents downstairs. 

For us, it felt awful, but for Joshua it was probably the best day ever as he got to play with his new toys all day long and he didn't get dragged away from them to go Grandma's house!

I don't know who had more fun with this - the 2 year old or his Daddy!
We finally made it to my mums house on Wednesday 28th for our 'fake' Christmas!  This, of course, meant more presents :))

I also got some lovely crafty gifts, but I'll save those for another post.  I'll also do another post later this week showing you all of the gifts that I made in the run up to Christmas.  It's taking me absolutely ages to sort/crop all of our photos! 


  1. Oh no - poor you!!! I'm so sorry that you were sick over Christmas. I hope you're over it now!
    That train set looks amazing! What a lucky little boy (and daddy)!!! ;-)
    I'm looking forward to nosing at your crafty Christmas pressies....

  2. He looks so cute in his jammies surrounded by wrapping paper!! I'm also looking forward to seeing all your crafty bits and bobs!!! :) (not that I can talk with all my blog neglect over Christmas!!) :D xx

  3. I love your son's pj bottoms!!! So cute! Sorry to hear you were poorly over Christmas - I hope you are properly recovered now.x

  4. So sorry to hear you wasn't well over the festive period. It's not nice is it. I remember last Christmas we had our dinner on New Year's Day as we had bronchitis over Christmas. I hope you are feeling much better now.

    Your little boy sounds like he still had lots of fun with his new toys.

    Happy New Year xxx

  5. Oh no! So sorry to hear you were unwell but by the looks of it, your little boy was none the wiser!

    Hope you're feeling back to yourself and looking forward to 2012!

    x x

  6. awwwww how cute :-) I'm sorry you were so ill though :-( I can't wait to see all the stuff you made!!

  7. Glad to hear you are all feeling better! And what a great way for Joshua to get to play with his new toys. I like having another day to open gifts after Christmas day is over. The merriment seems to last longer. :-)

  8. Sorry to hear you were both ill and hope you're fully recovered. That train set looks fantastic!

    Emily x

  9. Happy New Year R!

    Ah what a shame you were both unwell. You know I don't think I know anyone that wasn't affected somehow this Christmas with a viral bug or some such thing.

    Glad you are better.


  10. Happy New Year!

    Sorry you were ill but glad you got to have another Christmas day. Train sets are the best, lucky boys!


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