In our family we’re Christmas mad, and like many parents we started (trying) to get organised at the start of November to avoid the mental last minute Christmas rush. I hate that feeling when you feel the panic buying setting in and you end up with a) too many gifts, b) the wrong gifts or c) the department store sweats.
At the end of November we took an amazing trip to Cologne for the Christmas markets. It’s a family tradition and we try to visit a different one each year. So far, Lille, Bremen, Southbank London, Bath and now Cologne.
We’ve just come back from a magical three days at the Christmas markets in Cologne. We packed for all weathers with some reports of mild sunny days, much like we’ve had here, and others that it could be quite cold.
Over the last week, the temperature has really dropped. Aside from the satisfying savings on our gas and electric bills, I’m kind of ready for winter to close in. Less of the rainy, windy weather and more of the bitterly crisp, frosty sunny days please.
After launching back into the school routine, a weekend away, family wedding and everything that comes with family life, we’re having a duvet day today.
Just a quick post from me today – mainly because I’m pooped. Read more…