This year Celia being home for Christmas we offered to have dinner at our place and decided on Xmas Eve rather than Christmas Day.So we planned a menu, Celia did the table setting and though we didn’t have a Tree we had gifts piled up by the fire in the living room.
|THE PRESENTS STACKED UP!|
|Celia did the table setting while I did the cooking|
Andrew Lynne Nick & Kate arrived first, with Bridie and Sean with Dylan arriving a few minutes later.
We started off with drinks and nibbles on the back deck with a timely reminder from Celia of the Pita crisps I had made (but left on the kitchen bench) It was warm enough to sit out there comfortably but we adjourned inside to open presents before dinner.
|Sean & Dylan (food all gone!) Bridie & Kate|
This was a lengthy process but most enjoyable.
Dylan got the idea of tearing the paper but not too bothered by what was inside. I gave him a dump truck and Santa bought him a circus tent as he loves to go in and out of small spaces.
|Celia watching Dylan checking out his Gift. Nick looking on|
|Kate Lynne & Andrew|