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A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Joy in December

Hello Friends!I hope you all had a PEACEful and JOYful Christmas and are now looking forward to a brand New Year waiting just around the corner; it's an empty page just waiting to be filled ...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Christmas Eve

Hello Friends!Well, dear followers and friends, Christmas Day is almost here, just one more sleep as they say today. Tonight the stockings will be hung with care, and wee ones all over the w...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

My Christmas Wish to You

Hello Friends!I had a rude awakening this morning around 5:30 a.m. when Mum came to my bedroom door. I was awake and out of bed in an instant to find out what was wrong, but it was only Mum,...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Twenty Three

Hello Friends!Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, so today I open the penultimate door of my Advent calendar and here is the picture and scripture for today ~~~~~~~~I've introduced some quite scary C...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Twenty Two

Hello Friends!Nearly there ~ here is today's Advent picture and scripture ~~~~~~~~I don't know what it is with the northern Europeans but they certainly do have some very unfriendly and frig...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Days Twenty and Twenty One

Hello Friends!Oooops, I did it again! I missed a day, but I had company coming and was busy fixing an early Christmas lunch for my Godmother for our annual Christmas gift exchange. It was a ...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Nineteen

Hello Friends!Here is today's Advent calendar picture and scripture.~~~~~A week from today and the Christmas festivities will be winding down, it will be Boxing Day and we will be wondering ...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Eighteen

Hello Friends!We're on the home straight now, a week from today it's Christmas Day. It is hard to believe how quickly this year has flown by ~~~Here is today's Advent calendar picture and sc...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Sixteen and Seventeen

Hello Friends!Christmas took over yesterday and I had to strike while the iron was hot, so to speak, so I am a little behind and rather than play catch up with two separate posts, I shall co...
A Garden in The Shire · 8M ago

Christmas Countdown, Traditions and Trivia Day Fifteen

Hello Friends!Over half way now, and here is today's Advent calendar picture and scripture ~~~~~~~~I thought today I'd tell you about the history of Christmas Crackers.When I was a child, th...