what was your christmas like

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  1. Wildbill

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    What was your Christmas like ours was very good we had our son home with his lovely wife and our new grand child.
    We had a fantastic diner with all the trimmings traditional Christmas followed by the queens speech
    then the other grand children cam over to see us.
    it's just us three now all snuggled up on the couch log fir burning watching home alone enjoying a mauled wine.
    we are off with the van to our foster daughter's for diner tomorrow more mince pies:xgrin:
    bill
     
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  2. Puddleduck

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    Very quiet. Phoned and spoke to most of the family.
     
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  3. maison

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    Great.

    Up early to walk the dog.

    Christmas mornings to ourselves. Then round to our Daughter's and family for lunch and games.

    Now at home relaxing with TV.

    No stress. Sheer pleasure, as it should be.
     
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  4. maison

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    Sounds idyllic!

    Glad you have had such a great day.
     
  5. tonka

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    All good till 4pm. Then a mini meltdown with a 10 year old, his mom and an X box....
    Grandad Tonka to the rescue and joypad repaired. !!!
    All is calm again.. Phew.....
     
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    Older of the two Grandsons (age 2 1/2) decided the gift we got him and posted to him was the best ever and refused to open any of the other pressies..... when we phoned all we could hear was his singing "Dinosaur Train, Dinosaur Train" !!!! Apparently his Mum is not impressed :( :)
     
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    Glad you had a good day Bill hopefully with more joy to come. We are at home with one half of our family until Sunday when we get to see the other half. Had a good day today with our two grandchildren. It's the first time we have been allowed to have our 6 year old granddaughter (long story) so it has been a special day for us.
    Enjoy the rest of your Christmas. :xThumb:
     
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  8. Ivory55

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    We are in separate rooms opposite ends of the house. Mother has tv on so loud if it was a factory it would be shut down on health and safety . Xmas don't you just love it , only have to survive till Tuesday.
     
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    We had a game changing day and will make 2016 very interesting.
     
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  10. snailtrailer

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    Because the house is full - including beds in the living rooms! we are naturally in the motorhome (hooray) with our dogs Teddy and Charlie. Best nights sleep for ages - so looking forward to getting back there tonight in the peace and quiet :xrofl::xThumb::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep::sleep:
     
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  11. Tea Bag

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    Hi.
    MAGIC. A couple we have met over here,invited us and twenty friends to a sit down Christmas dinner,it went seamlessly,and it was just so good. Would we do it again ?. Like a shot. Got to go now,"Ladies excuse me" or, the Growler wants another walkies,Merry Christmas.
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  12. JJ

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    What was my Christmas like?

    Coffee - 1 mug.

    Croissants - 2 (warmed in genny powered oven).

    Sausages - 2.

    Bacon - 6 slices (smoked streaky).

    Fried bread - 2 rounds.

    Fried egg - 1.

    Coffee - 1 mug.

    Biscuits - 4 (Digestives)

    Yoghurts - 2.

    Banana - 1.

    Apple - 1.

    Rolled shoulder of lamb - 500 grams(ish)

    Sweet corn - 1 (small tin).

    Yoghurts - 2.

    After Eight Mints - 1 (small box).

    Coffee - 1 mug.

    Biscuits - 2 (Digestives).

    Banana - 1.

    Apple - 1.

    Cereal - 1 bowl (Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies).

    Film - 1 (Mr and Mrs Smith).

    and visits to Champer's Luxury Frankia and the Bus Bar (Coffee) plus fitting speedometer to the bicycle.

    Bed.

    Brilliant!

    JJ :xcool:
     
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  13. Mikey RV

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    Sit in sun,fire up the BBQ,cook steak, chicken, and sliced potatoes drink Guinness, laze about..... Bed slept for twelve hours.
     
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    Had my oldest home from the army so me nikki George and harley the two dogs a bottle of jack Daniels no tv just talking and eating Nikki's great dinner. Then happy birthday nikki and a birthday cake before more politicAl debate from the social justice warrior Harley on everything from gay rights to the belief that there is no god counteracted by George's belief that Europe should leave the UK and that if anyone so much as talks badly about the queen following her speech he will see to it personally to rid them of their human right to exist..bloody Grenadair Guards...
    We followed this with a hand combat boxing match whereby I proved that despite my advancing years I'm still a dab hand at the noble art out pointing George over 3 rounds whilst harley told us how the pen is mightier than the sword.

    All in all a pretty amazing day and how my kids turned out so different is quite a thing but the way we showed our love for each other yesterday despite our differences of thinking is testerment fir what can be achieved ...
    Enjoy the season xx
     
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    Our oven broke down on Christmas morning! Came back from walking the dogs expecting to smell the lovely aroma of turkey cooking, only to find a cold oven. Fortunately we have great neighbours who cooked it for us in their oven. Motorhome oven to the rescue for other things and 8 people sat down to a lovely meal together. Phew ...
     
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  16. jenny and mitch

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    Got SOAKED trying to play golf and came home, lit log burner, unpacked saturated "stuff" into conservatory with the de-humidifier. Had an "Aldi" duck and all the trimmings, followed by a "Lidle" ((we like to be fair)) rich Christmas pud each and watched the telly together. Then bed.. Bliss. xx .
     
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    So JJ, you have started your new years diet early then ???
     
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    Fattening....:censored:
     
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  19. Wildbill

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    nice to see you had a good grate day my boy is royal engineers he go's back today:crying:
    have a grate time Paul.
    bill and family
     
  20. Wildbill

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    well boxing day at the step daughter shall I say glad to be home her mother was there to recovering alcoholic fallen off the wagon destroyed the day.
    Christmas theirs always something :xangry:
    bill
     
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