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The Magic Of December.

   


   I sat on the bus today  the weather was warmer but cold at the same time, what I mean by that is I was freezing in the house, but when I stepped outside it was suspiciously warm, how did that happen.  I on the other hand dressed like the beast from the East was about to strike, I had some very funny looks not to mention the bus had it's heating on full I couldn't wait to get off it.
        The reason I was on the bus my dear readers was I was going in to town to buy a birthday present and card and perhaps a little Christmas shopping while I was there,. my lovely nephew will be fourteen by the time you read this today, I can't believe how big he has gone I still remember kicking Autumn leaves around with him in the park  now he's a teenager with a breaking voice a young man in the making I am so proud of him.  I know he likes cars and Harry Potter so I will have a look around for that, I have seen some lovely Christmas outfits in the shop windows, but I couldn't possibly I must stick to the task in hand. I bought two presents I think he will love.
    I have three birthday's the month of December along with Christmas and New Year so a very busy time is this month.   I love December and I am so sure you feel like I do dear readers I love it but I am becoming over whelmed and tired, it's like everyone has gone nuts,  I know everyone is tying up their  loose ends in time for the end of the year, it's almost a feeling of something is about to happen and you have a long wait, I am excited to put up the decorations maybe this weekend I am not sure everyone thinks I am late, but I love to decorate the tree, I picked up the hand made Red and White wooden ornaments this lady was making for me yesterday I am  so pleased with them.  I mentioned them in an earlier post. I put up a picture what do you all think?



      I can't wait to put them on the tree and see what they look like I bought some new fairy lights because I think my set broke last year, my just in case lights, as I call them.  Don't get me wrong readers I do think this time of year is magical like someone  is about to sprinkle fairy dust over the world, well that's what I think and hope anyway.  I just hope I don't have my usual New Year's Eve cold that I seem to have nearly  every year does anyone else have that problem? No I am going to have a peaceful hopefully and joyful please Christmas. We will see what happens.
    On another note Christmas fashion, I must write a future post about, there is so much great stuff out there I need to take notes and put some ideas up here.  I did come across this great website called Hounded, they have a collection of oversized clothes, and women's fashions  they are so cool I haven't see anything else around,  their stuff is unique  check out their website here Hounded   I have a discount code for 10% off for my readers just type in  Mimi10  if you fancy anything from their range.

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