Busy time of year

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made the first of the mince pies this week

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love the symbolism of Christmas time with light over dark..innocence over foolish wisdom

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fun watercolours

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salt dough decorations

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A very creative week doing lots of watercolours. We have put up all the decorations up outside so have made some mince pies and this year I had a go at making mulled wine or vin chaud

Happy tea Tuesday or in my case vin chaud

 

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11 thoughts on “Busy time of year

  1. Lovely watercolours you have going on there and the mince pies look pretty fine too! I haven’t made salt dough for many years but it was always such fun to play with! Happy t day to you! Annette

  2. a wonderful way to be in the Christmas spirit. Love your watercolors and festive salt dough cookies. I can almost smell the mince pies and mulled cider…mmmmm…

  3. Your watercolor paintings are beautiful. Of course, I was quite attracted by the mincemeat pies you made. My grandmother (grands raised me) used to make them every Christmas. I remember the first time I saw beef suet, I was shocked it went in these pies I loved. Yes, she made her own mincemeat, as well as the flaky crusts.

    Your salt dough ornaments are beautiful. I especially liked the gingerbread people.

    You have been very, very busy this week, and I am super impressed with your mulled wine making skills. Thanks for sharing these beautiful watercolors, reminding me of my grandmother’s mince pies, your salt dough decorations, and mulled wine for T this Tuesday.

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