There's all sorts of things I should be doing now, cleaning the house, writing cards for people who I never hear from the rest of the year, rushing around the supermarket. But instead I am having a fun creative day. I am not a fan of xmas....there I said it. So I turn it into something I do like, which is the simple pleasure of celebrating nature and creating a bit of magic. I loved the idea of decorating the garden trees I have seen on various blogs so spent the morning balancing on a chair hanging baubles. I decorated our little living tree which will be put in a big pot ready for next year and making wreaths to take to the cemetery. The mantle has a bit of sparkle and the cake is decorated.
The other stuff may get done, or maybe not, we can always eat cake for xmas dinner.