December 11, 2011
Happy festive season, beauties! Today’s write-up is a medley of Christmassy things: my favourite Christmas films as a child (and one I discovered as a grown-up), and a few pretty pictures for Christmas style inspiration. Oh and here are some tips for keeping a live Christmas tree fresher for longer. As for the movies… Serendipity […]
December 4, 2011
Hello Beauties! I’m back from my Victorian sojourn and ready to embrace all things Christmas. I have just put up our Christmas tree; this year the tree has these beautiful new additions (pictured above). I found them in a gift shop and although (or perhaps because) they are somewhat roughly made I adore them because […]
December 28, 2010
I recently wrote about my Christmas Eve breakfast, held on my sunny balcony on a hot but breezy summer morning. I have promised a few people photos of the table setting; unfortunately I was silly and did not take photos of the table before people arrived, food was consumed and the table became happily, contentedly […]
December 22, 2010
I adore this petite snowy cottage in Vermont, USA. I think if I had a white Christmas I’d want it to be here. The first image in particular is gorgeous – like something from The Snow Goose or The Mitten. *Images courtesy of Country Living via Apartment Therapy.
December 21, 2010
I love this picture of the (very large) Kennedy family tree at the White House: Christmas 1961. In true American Christmas style Jackie O is wearing festive crimson. More Christmas cheer right here! *Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons via Apartment Therapy.
December 20, 2010
I heard a British person remark that it did not feel like the festive season in Australia, believing, most probably, that without snow and icicles and mulled wine, Christmas cannot truly exist. Of course I wholeheartedly disagreed. Yet for many of us Summer Christmasites – myself included – do dream, deep down, of a classic […]