Merry Christmas Merry Christmas There may still be a couple of days to go but we’re starting to wind down here now. If only the same could be said for the weather.. ! With best wishes for a very Happy Christmas to you and all your family Jessica x Jessica2018-02-27T10:21:38+00:00December 22nd, 2013|Tags: That'sLife| Previous Post Next Post If you enjoyed this post would you help me by sharing it? It's easy. Just click on the logo for your preferred social network: FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditPinterestEmail Related Posts What Can I Say..? What Can I Say..? May 16th, 2017 | 96 Comments The Hardest Post To Write The Hardest Post To Write May 15th, 2017 | 75 Comments Bloggus Interruptus Bloggus Interruptus April 24th, 2017 | 60 Comments A Short Break A Short Break November 17th, 2016 | 78 Comments Testing.. Testing.. 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Jessica December 22, 2013 at 7:50 pm - Reply I think it is stormy tomorrow and then gets kinder… as long as my grocery delivery makes it through! Thanks Freda. Simone December 22, 2013 at 6:51 pm - Reply Lovely wreath! I have just noticed the changing photos in the header. I thought the one with Mike and the ropes hanging over his shoulder was Bob Flowerdew at first with his long blonde plaits!!! I must get to the opticians in 2014! Have a lovely ‘relaxing’ Christmas Jessica and I look forward to reading all about your adventures next year. x Jessica December 22, 2013 at 7:53 pm - Reply I see what you mean.. I won’t tell Mike though, he will make me remove it! Suzanne Dutchess County, NY, USA December 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm - Reply Great wreath Jessica! Happy Christmas and the best for the New Year! I am very grateful for all your posts and photos, kept me busy during this very idle period. Getting close to my normal routine, indoors anyway. Looking forward to seeing your chairs redone. They will be grand. Jessica December 22, 2013 at 7:56 pm - Reply Thanks Suzanne, so glad to hear you are recovering well. Good season you picked for down time! Take care. snowbird December 22, 2013 at 6:56 pm - Reply Your wreath is beautiful!!! And a wonderful Christmas to you and yours. Have a good one!xxx Jessica December 22, 2013 at 7:59 pm - Reply Thanks snowbird. Those bloomin’ thieving birds haven’t beaten me yet 😉 Anna December 22, 2013 at 6:56 pm - Reply A simple but still stunning wreath Jessica. What a shame about the weather forecast 🙁 Hope that you manage to stay warm and snug. Wishing you all the best at Christmas and happy gardening in 2014 xxx Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:02 pm - Reply Thanks Anna. So good to see green shoots already! Amy at love made my home December 22, 2013 at 6:58 pm - Reply You might have been a little thinner on the ground for holly berries that you had hoped, but your wreath is beautiful. I love the simplicity. Happy Christmas to you and Mike. xx Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:11 pm - Reply Simple and cheap.. £1.20 total cost. And would have been zero if I had not lost the florists’ wire and had to replace it.. thanks Amy. Denise December 22, 2013 at 7:25 pm - Reply Wishing you and yours a very happy, peaceful and cosy Christmas. Thank you for a year full of wonderful posts! Xxx Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:13 pm - Reply Ditto x Rosie December 22, 2013 at 7:32 pm - Reply What a beautiful door wreath! I hope the weather stays kind to you. Have a wonderful Christmas:) Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:14 pm - Reply You too Rosie. Have some lovely walks but stay warm! islandthreads December 22, 2013 at 7:33 pm - Reply wishing you and your family a happy christmas too Jessica, I love your wreath, Frances x Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:22 pm - Reply Thanks Frances. I hope the weather calms down for you too. countrysidetales December 22, 2013 at 7:41 pm - Reply You too Jess X Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:32 pm - Reply Give Poppy a hug for me 🙂 Virginia December 22, 2013 at 7:47 pm - Reply Happy Christmas to you two too. I’ve loved reading your blogs – the bird twirler must take the prize for funniest blog I’ve ever read! I went back to it when I needed a lift – thank you for sharing your exploits. Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:40 pm - Reply Thanks Virginia. The squirrels are sneaking back now that food is getting more scarce. But I am waiting. With new batteries and new technology.. there may be a video 🙂 Cathy December 22, 2013 at 7:50 pm - Reply Very stylish wreath, Jessica – see, you didn’t need lots of holly berries after all. Have a lovely restful Christmas Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:43 pm - Reply You too Cathy. Enjoy the snowdrops. And the mahonia. 😉 Abby December 22, 2013 at 8:01 pm - Reply Really lovely, understated wreath. Hope you have a lovely Christmas. I always enjoy your posts. X Jessica December 22, 2013 at 8:45 pm - Reply It’s great to see you back and hope you have a relaxing time. Thanks Abby. CJ December 22, 2013 at 9:12 pm - Reply Such a beautiful and elegant wreath. I hope you both have a really lovely Christmas and a very happy New Year Jessica. CJ xx Jessica December 23, 2013 at 12:09 am - Reply Thanks CJ. Have fun. elaine December 22, 2013 at 9:29 pm - Reply Your wreath turned out beautifully – Merry Christmas to you too – hope it’s a good one. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 12:11 am - Reply The cotoneaster berries look almost as good as the holly, going to have to nurture that plant. Thanks Elaine. Crafty Gardener December 22, 2013 at 9:34 pm - Reply Happy holidays Jessica to you and your family. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 12:19 am - Reply Thanks Linda, I hope the weather eases up for you too. andreamynard December 22, 2013 at 10:37 pm - Reply Love your wreath. We borrowed pheasant feathers from my daughters owl mask for our very rustic version, hoping it’s still hanging to the door in the wind! Hope you have a very lovely Christmas too. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 12:24 am - Reply That sounds good! I’ve rescued ours and put it under cover until the storm has passed us by. Take care if you are out tomorrow. nataliescarberry December 23, 2013 at 2:20 am - Reply Merry Christmas to you and yours, Jessica. May it be a very blessed time for all of you. I’m looking so forward to a new year reading your posts and visiting your blog. Blessings, Natalie 🙂 Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:22 am - Reply Thank you Natalie. You are very kind. Have a peaceful time. Josephine December 23, 2013 at 3:39 am - Reply Your wreath is just gorgeous ! A very Merry Christmas to you both Jessica, I hope you are well-stocked on the mince pies and sausage rolls 🙂 ~Jo Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:23 am - Reply I am beginning to wish I’d done the mince pies yesterday. Big storm here this morning, it may take out the power.. Marian December 23, 2013 at 6:16 am - Reply Merry Christmas to you! Love your wreath. Marian Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:26 am - Reply Thanks Marian. Take care if this storm reaches you. Cumbrian December 23, 2013 at 6:50 am - Reply Seasons greetings to yourself and family, a happy and peaceful Christmas and a prosperous New Year, let’s hope 2014 is better than 2013. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:33 am - Reply It feels like the year will go out with a bang, Friday’s weather looks to be even worse than today down here. Thanks Cumbrian, keep safe. Linda December 23, 2013 at 7:35 am - Reply Your wreath is lovely. I’ve enjoyed your blog this past year. Thanks for your greetings for Christmas. I hope you have a very happy, restful, Christmas, both of you. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:40 am - Reply Restful is the plan! Take care Linda, and thank you. BadPenny December 23, 2013 at 8:46 am - Reply Beautiful beautiful wreath. Happy Christmas to you x Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:42 am - Reply Thanks Penny, I hope that husband of yours isn’t out on a boat today. It’s really whipping up here and not reached a peak yet. Jacqueline December 23, 2013 at 9:57 am - Reply Wishing you and your family a happy, happy Christmas and, thank you so much for your continued and valued blogging friendship. ‘ See ‘ you in 2014. Much love. XXXX Jessica December 23, 2013 at 11:10 am - Reply It’s been a pleasure Jackie. Thank you. Anne @ Life in Mud Spattered Boots December 23, 2013 at 10:01 am - Reply What a tasteful wreath. Hope you don’t get washed or blown away over the next couple of days. Happy Christmas. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 11:12 am - Reply Waitrose just got through with the Christmas grocery delivery. All is well. But it is mighty blowy at the top of the hill.. SeagullSuzie December 23, 2013 at 10:22 am - Reply Merry Christmas from a very stormy Brixham Jessica December 23, 2013 at 11:15 am - Reply Take care Suzie. Lights are flickering like crazy here. Mince pies on hold… Em December 23, 2013 at 11:55 am - Reply Stunning. Happy Christmas to you too. That ark would be REALLY useful right now! xx Jessica December 23, 2013 at 12:10 pm - Reply Save a space for me x Jenny December 23, 2013 at 12:18 pm - Reply Beautiful. A very merry Christmas to you both 🙂 Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:29 pm - Reply And to you both. Take care. Bilbowaggins December 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm - Reply Stunning wreath, one of the loveliest I have seen. Wind down? Definitely “wind up” here – torrential rain, wind as strong as last Wednesday, could not feel less “Christmassy”. Stay safe :} Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:33 pm - Reply Thanks Bilbo. Bloomin eck. Can’t believe it today. Had a lull, enough to get the Christmas tree inside, but now it’s back.. You too. Heather December 23, 2013 at 1:28 pm - Reply Phew! Hang on to your hat!!! Happy Christmas to you too! Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:35 pm - Reply If I had one it would be the other side of the country by now.. Thanks Heather 🙂 Sue. December 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm - Reply Lovely wreath makes my home one look very rough. Happy Christmas from very wet and windy North Yorkshire. Sue. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:39 pm - Reply Take care Sue, at least it will ease off a bit before Christmas. I hope! Sarah December 23, 2013 at 5:38 pm - Reply Have a wonderful Christmas Jessica, hope you the stream doesn’t burst it’s banks we have had so much rain today! Your wreath is so simple and beautiful. Sarah x Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:42 pm - Reply Thanks Sarah, it is very high. But how about you? Weymouth looks rough, from what I hear on the news. Keep safe x wherefivevalleysmeet December 23, 2013 at 7:18 pm - Reply Have a lovely Christmas Jessica – I have just learnt that my son and his family are stuck on a ferry unable to anchor whilst travelling over from France to us. They have been told that the boat is going to head back for France where the water is calmer – goodness knows when we shall see them. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:49 pm - Reply Oh Rosemary. It can’t be much fun on the high seas. I do hope they make it back tomorrow. Justine Wilkinson December 23, 2013 at 7:32 pm - Reply Love the wreath – simple but oh so effective. Wishing you and yours a merry Christmas, and a healthy and happy New Year. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:51 pm - Reply Thanks Justine. And to you. Have a good one. CherryPie December 23, 2013 at 8:46 pm - Reply Happy Christmas to you and your family. I hope it is a good one. Jessica December 23, 2013 at 9:57 pm - Reply You too Cherie. Enjoy Mr C’s Christmas lunch! I wish Mike enjoyed cooking.. colleen December 23, 2013 at 10:52 pm - Reply How sensible to wind (rhyme with rind!) down early. Wishing you a joyful and peaceful Christmas. Jessica December 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm - Reply It’s always the plan but as it turned out, with the storm and everything, winding down didn’t quite work out. Hey ho. Tonight may be! Vera December 24, 2013 at 7:13 am - Reply Hope your Christmas is a good one, full of quietness, calmness, and love. Vx Jessica December 24, 2013 at 1:59 pm - Reply You too Vera. And hope all the animals are on their best behaviour too. rachel December 24, 2013 at 9:17 am - Reply Ah, so that’s the costly wreath! I love those little delicate ones, and would have made more, were it not for the fact that I haven’t any florist’s wire at all! Happy Christmas, Jessica. Jessica December 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm - Reply Thanks Rachel. Your hanging wreath is lovely, will definitely try that next year. I must put the florists wire somewhere safe… Chloris December 24, 2013 at 4:24 pm - Reply Love your wreath, Happpy Christmas , Jessica Chloris Jessica December 24, 2013 at 9:30 pm - Reply Thanks Chloris, you too. Alison Collins December 24, 2013 at 6:26 pm - Reply And a very Merry Christmas to you:-) Alison Collins December 24, 2013 at 6:27 pm - Reply Forgot to say your wreath is just soooooo gorgeous! Jessica December 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm - Reply Just a shame I haven’t been able to keep it on the door… too windy! Have a good day tomorrow. Linda December 24, 2013 at 10:54 pm - Reply Hi there Jessica…. Thanks for stopping by….I just got out of bed….been there for 2 days with some hideous bug… Enjoy your day with family♥ Cheers! Linda :o) Jessica December 24, 2013 at 11:27 pm - Reply Oh no! Get well very soon Linda and take it easy over Christmas. Jx Janet/Plantaliscious December 25, 2013 at 10:10 am - Reply Merry Christmas Jessica, hope you are not one of those without power and/or with floods. Beautifully stylish wreath, one of these years I will make the time to, well make one!! Jessica December 25, 2013 at 1:57 pm - Reply Thanks Janet. The river got very high and we had some branches down, bit rough for a while but all’s well now. Have a great day. Antoinette December 25, 2013 at 10:33 am - Reply Happy Christmas! Hope the storms were kind to you. We had an outage of 10 mins but that was all thankfully! Jessica December 25, 2013 at 2:05 pm - Reply The BBC didn’t have much to say about the effects of the storm in Europe but, yes, I guess it just kept on going! Glad all is well there too, and hope you are having a relaxing day. woolythymes December 25, 2013 at 2:01 pm - Reply merry merry christmas, jessica!!! Jessica December 25, 2013 at 2:09 pm - Reply Thanks Steph! Shall I read or shall I knit? That sort of day. Wonderful! Michael's Woodcraft December 25, 2013 at 9:30 pm - Reply Merry Christmas to you and your family Jessica! Michael 🙂 Jessica December 26, 2013 at 11:54 am - Reply Thanks Michael! I hope you had a really good day too. Willow December 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm - Reply Jessica, I hope you and your having a lovely and merry Christmas . Holiday Hugs, Willow Jessica December 26, 2013 at 11:59 am - Reply Thanks Willow. I hope you’re keeping warm and cosy up there in the snow! Helen December 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm - Reply Lovely wreath! Hope you’ve not blown away – Enjoy the rest of the festive period. Helen x Jessica December 26, 2013 at 6:39 pm - Reply Another lot coming tomorrow, keeping our heads down I think! Thanks Helen, you too. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.