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If I were a Toy………….

If I were a toy, Would I be loved by a child? Treasured and cherished, Adored all the while? Shop shelves are full Of ranks of us here Identical in feature, What draws attention near? To be picked and escorted … Continue reading

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Recycling at its best

OK, following on from the Niggles, how about recycling gifts? I hold my hand up BIG TIME to this in the past, so know it’s bound to have annoyed someone, though I was always careful not to give the item … Continue reading

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We had our Christmas exchange today and neither of us had exceeded our budget. Hubby had even bought Maggie a new ‘baby’ as in the Great Sort Out most of her toys had been disposed of and sadly the two … Continue reading

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A Poem for Christmas Eve

For over 15 years I produced a Newsletter to enclose with my Christmas cards which were sent out to friends and family at the beginning of December. Last year was the first time I had nothing to report as our … Continue reading

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Adults Only!

A Christmas Challenge: Adults only: Are you having a family/friends gathering? Don’t know what to buy for everyone? Don’t have a lot of money? Are you all in the same boat?

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