-boys started talking about christmas (waaayyyy to early- school's fault)
-brought up the basket of winter/christmas books
-first snowfall (no control over but it certainly had a power over us! "It's winter!")
-posted letters (and presents!) to santa
-found a couple of christmas boxes
-put up lights outside
-bought some more lights
-made an advent calendar (finished very late on Dec 1st)
-moved furniture to make way for tree
-set up the christmas village
-found another christmas box
-chose, chopped down and decorated our tree
-found yet another christmas box
-made some more decorations
And that brings us to today.
First snowfall and a spot of tree climbing.
The tree expedition.
Found a beautifully shaped tree which was spared the axe when we found a bird nest in it's branches.
Taken by Tadhg.
Also by Tadhg
And taken by Brendan
Time to warm up with hot chocolate, a fire and melty marshmallows.