First of all, welcome to my new followers, Faith Greening, Gardening with E and Creekymum!
At long last, bar wrapping one present, all Christmas preparations are done. Decorations are up, well not up as such as this year as for the first time, we have no ceiling ones up. The Welsh dresser in the dining room is dressed:
The tree has been put up in the lounge and decorated:
Even managed to get some mince pies done. The first ones have a frangipane topping courtesy of Mary Berry. However her recipe said to cook them for 15 - 17 minutes. Being deep ones (which her recipe stated), we found they took just over 25 minutes!