Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Christmas Eve

 It's Christmas Eve!

Steve is home for Christmas and it is wonderful to be together and even more special at this time of year.....Shingle Cottage is trimmed in her finest,The glass has been sparkled and everywhere is shiny and bright and ready for our first Christmas Day in our new home...


As i am typing to you it's twenty five to twelve and soon it will be Christmas Day,The fire is glowing with orange embers and we are listening to carols and a church service on tv...


A half empty chocolate box and half empty bottle of brandy are resting on the table and the candles are all but burnt down...  


Presents and candy are piled under the tree waiting for morning...


Beatrix is curled up asleep next to Steve,It's too much for a sweet little pup to stay awake and it won't be long before we are all asleep...


I know i will be up first in the morning,i can not help it i get so excited! I will light the fire and pop on our yule log and light the candles all ready for when Steve and Beatrix open their eyes and the day can begin...


The first noel is being sung on tv and i stopped typing for a moment to listen as it sings the story of Jesus,Carols are so beautiful,so beautiful that they can bring a tear to your eye but in a lovely way..


There is only one more thing to do before we stroll down the hallway and climb into bed and that is to wish you all a peaceful  and very Merry Christmas....



We have a special treat for you,It's our little Christmas present to all our dear readers who have followed our journey and cheered us on we appreciate you all so much!.

We present to you 'Christmas At Shingle Cottage' With love  XxX

Press play below and be sure to have your volume turned up...


Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house everything was twinkling yes even the mouse!........

XxX

26 comments:

  1. Everything is simply enchanting....magical and very beautiful!
    A very Merry Christmas To you and your family!
    ♥ Jil

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    1. Thank you! Merry Christmas to you and your family also Jil x

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  2. The cottage is so beautiful. Our Christmas is all but is all but over. We celebrated with the children and now they have gone home to wait for Santa. We have snow on the ground that will be gone in a few days. Merry Christmas.

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    1. Thank you so much Ann,Oooh you have snow? i wish we had it too! Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones x

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  3. Your house looks amazing! What a wonderful peaceful place to spend Christmas. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures and have a very Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thank you so much Sandy! Your home looks beautiful too! Merry Christmas to you and your family xxx

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  4. So magical and charming, wish I could experience it in person! thanks for sharing a little glimpse in to your sweet Shingle Cottage at Christmas! XO Christie

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    1. Thank you so much Christie! You so know i am going to say i wish you could too ;) the door is always open for you my friend! Merry Christmas xxx

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  5. So beautiful,the cottageh looks stunning. I love your snow covered tree and Beatrix looks like Shes found the perfect spot. I ve only just found your blog through a friend on facebook, i loved reading your journey of doing up the cottage,its amazing and perfect :) merry christmas. Best wishes julie xx

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    1. Thank you so much Julie!
      So glad you have enjoyed our journey so far there is still so much to do!Beatrix always seems to find the coziest places to snuggle up and she just loves the heat from the fire.
      Merry Christmas to you xxx

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  6. So beautiful and peaceful. Thanks for creating the video for us. Happy New Year to you all. Patty/BC

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    1. Your welcome Patty,Thank you and happy you liked it! Happy New Year to you too xxx

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  7. Charming, magic, enchanting, a dream come true! Merry (belated) Christmas to you and yours!
    Heidi

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    1. Thank you Heidi!
      Merry Christmas to you and your family,Hope you had a wonderful time x

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  8. Merry Boxing day,I have just read your post and listened to your little video,I am wiping the tears from my eyes because it is soooo!BEAUTIFUL!!You have exquisite taste and I just thanked God that I have eyes to see such beauty,THANKYOU.I have loved the journey of Shingle Cottage.You are truly inspirational!!

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    1. Merry Boxing day to you also Pam :)
      Oh i am so happy you enjoyed it! You are so welcome,I thought it would be so nice for you to see what we see as well as pictures and i thank God i have friends like you in my life that say the most wonderful things,Enjoy the rest of Christmas xxx

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  9. Jak u ciebie jest ślicznie ,,Piękna choinka ,
    wszystkiego dobrego , po Światach ,,

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  10. Dziękuję bardzo, wesołych świąt!

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  11. Merry Christmas! I really enjoyed the video.

    Blessings,
    Amy JO

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    1. Thank you Amy Jo and Happy New Year to you and your loved ones xxx

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  12. OH MY GOSH! It looks like a Christmas Faerie land at your house! What a beautiful dream... completely enchanting... and I LOVED the video - your fireplace is so completely wonderful ... really i just can't believe how pretty everything is.. and i love how you talk about you husband with such love ...

    Cindy

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    1. Thank you so much Cindy! So glad you liked the video ;) it felt like a dream,Christmas has been so lovely here with Steve i never wanted it to end xxx

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  13. How pretty! Such a lovely visit ~ thank you.

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  14. Happy new Year the lovely K! Your cottage looks so lovely in it's Christmas dress! Wishing you and your family a blessed 2014, full of joy, health and contentment! Sharon x

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    1. Happy New Year to you and your family Sharon! Thank you and wishing you love and happiness in 2014 xxx

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