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Countdown to Christmas

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Robinredbreast, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Sorry to hear this , hugs from me to x
    I am glad you bought your tree though ..
    You can get some lovely dainty lights , battery operated ..
    don't force the joy , do what you want , Christmas is not jolly for all , we all appreciate that ..
    Meanwhile hope you enjoy the countdown with us ..
    And find a way of getting through this time of year x
     
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  2. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Your tree is very creative and thoughtful x
     
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  3. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Can't wait untill tomorrow song , it's nice a song a day .. x
     
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  4. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Think of it of a time to celebrate your Mother's life and the Christmases she gave you and all the pleasant memories.... maybe you could look out some photographs too?
     
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  5. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for taking the time to reply. As for a day and time to think of those we no longer have around us how about the 12th December and whenever you have a few minutes in the day, not too close to Christmas to spoil the day. If you want to raise a glass of something then please do I am one of those people who has an allergic reaction to alcohol so mine might have to be an alcohol free beer!

    I have decided that Christmas day will be spent giving my bedroom a really good clean and a good clear out - I hope to start the new year having cleared out all the clothes that thankfully no longer fit because they are too big (the result of losing 4 stone). Then perhaps a bit of a re-arrange of the room and that should take care of most of the day so that I can sit and relax during the evening and I am sure a few phone calls from friends and family.
    Then Boxing Day will be my Christmas Day when I have my son and his girlfriend for the day and will exchange presents and have the Christmas lunch, as someone else has said Christmas does not have to be held on the day.

    I did consider volunteering on Christmas Day but decided for this year it was not the best option for me, maybe other years if I find myself on my own in future.
     
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  6. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I love this tune, full of cosiness, peace and love

    :joyful:
     
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  7. Sable_Jan

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    What a lovely idea. I imagine there's all sorts of volunteering you could do on Christmas day.....but in your own time (as in when you're ready)
    Nice that you will be having your Christmas day on Boxing Day. @Kat100 had hers last week of November..... my friend and I have ours early as we can't be together Christmas Day...
     
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  8. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    I'll just have to like your post. My phone says video not available
     
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  9. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Hello @srobertson06 and @Sable_Jan that's right Christmas does not just mean the 25th ..
    it can be whenever you want it to be :)
    On Christmas Eve I spend a bit of money in the shops , not lots , then I look in the bags on Christmas Day ..
    Sometimes it's paper backs and anything else I fancy on Christmas Eve ..I spend for me .. :)
    If I was alone I would still do this , I would actually give my self treats on Christmas Day ..

    Then look forward to Boxing Day .. as you are both having company ..
    It's a strange one Christmas Day ..
    People who we think need company often want the day alone .. to cope ..
    others need company and yes volunteer for something is a good idea , for some this is great .. others can find it a bit to much ..
    Me .. I am a Christmas Day walk and tv person .. it's a day ..
    I hope you both get through Christmas Day the way you both want to ...

    For years I missed out on my sisters children on Christmas Day .. working , family plans , weather , distance etc etc
    So November works :) and now they are not children anymore they have partners so after a four hour journey back home in November I am pretty exhausted and just look forward to a relaxing day .. that 25th
    I am already planning what to watch x

    We are here for all .. just chat as much as you want to @srobertson06 you are not alone here ..
    And jam those doggies are going to have a great Christmas Day x
     
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  10. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Enya - Silent Night (Oíche Chiúin).

     
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  11. Sable_Jan

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    Christmas Day will be a busy one for me. Up and feeding the woofters and giving them their presents. Off out for early afternoon dinner with my youngest but at her Mum-in-laws cos there will her other half's family too and house is bigger....then back again in time for dogs teas
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    It's Bing Crosby, I'm dreaming of a White Christmas

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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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  14. Sable_Jan

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    Thanks RRB. Yes, I love that sing too. Got the film on DVD last year....wasn't the one I thought though would have to watch it again to remember now....must dig it out. Most Xmas ones are on kiddies bookcase but left the adult Ines in my room....somewhere
     
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  15. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]Merry Christmas Everyone!
     
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  16. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    That's lovely, thank you
     
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  17. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately they are not my doggies :(
     
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  18. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Thank you @ellagy .. lovely , and nice doggies x they could be yours
     
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  19. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    I have the Christmas mag ..
    Exciting .. planning what to watch .. :bag:
     
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  20. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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