may your days be merry..

I always love getting dressed up on Christmas day. I don’t have a particularly big family, and in fact we don’t really do anything special, but it’s still nice to put on something new. This year I was tempted by the wide array of festive jumpers until this little number caught my eye, so as you can see I’m opting for the Christmas skirt instead…

Despite being stuck at work all afternoon, I came straight home to a house of baking…

Making mince pies
Homemade mince pies

With my Mam cooking mince pies I decided to try out a recipe a Martha Stewart recipe I’d spotted on Cupcakes & Cashmere for peppermint marshmallows. So the mince pies are now waiting to be iced, the marshmallows are busy setting and now I NEED to start wrapping my Christmas presents..

Making marshmallows

And I know it’s cheating but I wanted to share photos of my little treat from J, a vintage trifle case filled with treats (she knows me so well.. note the pastel nail polish and chocolates!)

Cutest little selection from J

Christmas ♥

Hope you all have a brilliant Christmas!


  1. December 24, 2011 / 7:43 pm

    I love the xmas skirt, and those mince pies look lovely, Happy Christmas x

  2. December 24, 2011 / 8:27 pm

    i wish you a merry merry christmas!! 🙂

  3. December 24, 2011 / 8:51 pm

    Cute skirt!

    Merry Christmas, darling!


  4. December 24, 2011 / 10:45 pm

    merry christmas!
    fantastic post 🙂

    Klaudia B.

  5. December 25, 2011 / 5:15 am

    love the xmas skirt…n u do baking too..thats very versatile of u! grt post….n merry christmas to u too…be sure to check out my latest Christmas post!

  6. December 26, 2011 / 2:57 pm

    Happy Christmas and New Year! Love your skirt and the mince pies. Kisses! <3<3

  7. December 26, 2011 / 7:42 pm

    oh! I loved the photos … I spent the day cooking at Christmas too .. = D and how was your Christmas!?
    I loved that skirt!

  8. December 27, 2011 / 4:42 am

    What a cute skirt and the sweets looks so yummy! Hope you had a great christmas 🙂 xo akiko
    Style Imported

  9. December 27, 2011 / 3:35 pm

    omg! yummy! that looks really great. i hope you had a wunderful christmas!

  10. December 27, 2011 / 7:46 pm

    That skirt is amazing x

  11. December 28, 2011 / 7:30 am

    so much nice food <3

  12. December 29, 2011 / 12:50 am

    Cute skirt! 🙂

  13. December 29, 2011 / 9:54 am

    ahhhh that skirt is amazing! hope you had a lovely christmas! xxx

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