Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas Everyone

Morning folks....blimey it's Christmas Eve...can you believe it and the shops will soon be closed....thank goodness for that....if I've forgotten anything...we will just have to do without.....I seem to have done nothing but shop and cook over the last few days......The Budster has taken up residence in the kitchen....even when he is snoozing his nose is twitching.....must admit the smells were getting to me too...and of course the cook has to have a little taste of everything....but he's in a bit of a huff because he is not allowed anywhere near the parcels under the tree....oh yes...he has been known in the past to sneak in there and get definitely out of bounds until Christmas morning when the room will be filled with the remnants of his ripping fetish.  Can't quite believe after all the panicking and running around like a headless chicken that everything is at last done and dusted........although I did have to burn the midnight oil it will be off to bed early tonight...all snuggled up and cosy and hopefully fast asleep before Santa comes a-calling.
Fingers crossed the weather doesn't get any worse......if the folks coming to share our Christmas Table don't arrive...crikey we will be eating turkey and sprouts well into January.

And the winner of Buddy's Bumper Give-Away is.......

(Crafty Cat)

if you e-mail me ( with your address I will get your bumper box of goodies off in the post next all that is left to say is.........


and a big thank you to all my lovely teamies and our bloggy buddies for the beautiful cards and good wishes and to all the lovely folks who have visited my blog this year and left comments.....I really do appreciate you taking the time.  I hope you all have a wonderful happy and fun Christmas with those you love.....enjoy all the fabulous food and worry about the diet later.....and that Santa brings you lots of crafting goodies.
The cubbyhole is looking a bit bare now that all the Christmas stuff has been tidied away....and it's time to close the door until after Christmas although I am itching to play with my new Hero Arts stamps which arrived from The Glitter Pot yesterday....but to be honest I am well and truly crafted I am resisting the urge and am off to put my feet up with a coffee and a mince pie or two and watch the new Harry Potter movie on DVD.......winding down for Christmas when I intend to laze around as much as I can.
lots of love and big bloggy hugs

and me


~ Ali ~ said...

Have a fabulous Christmas Kath, mwah.

Toucan Scraps said...

hope your guesta arrive safely. My MIL has a humungous turkey to eat this year. Our car has broken down so my family won't be going to Grandma's for Christmas this year. No turkey here yet either, hopefully Daniel can find one later.

Caroljenks said...

And a very Merry Christmas to you too :)

Thanks Buddy for those lovely clear-outs you've been offering and HUGE thanks to you Kathy for the fantastic work you share with us and the inspiration I get everytime I see one of your creations - Oh and for the fab posts that always raise a smile on my face :)

Merry Christmas
Carol x

Sapphires-Crafty-Cards said...

Hi Kath..thank you for a great 2009 sure have enjoyed visiting you and the budster!! I have surely been inspired by your beautiful cards..
Wishing you and you family a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year..
see you in 2010 :o)
Michelle Xx

scrappyjacky said...

Have a wonderful christmas,Kath....and a well deserved break.

caz3007 said...

Your comment about Buddy made me laugh. I have a golden lab and she ate managed to rip open lots of chocolate and eat it and then went on to eat some glittered salt dough decorations from the tree. She is a one and isnt happy about being shut out the living room. Still only one more day.

Happy Christmas to you and yours xxxx

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas` Have a fab time Kath..get those feet up...`Enjoy`my friend:)xxx
Many Blessings to you and yours:)x

Anesha said...

Kath and Buddy hope you have a wonderful Christmas. Have fun with those gift Buddy!!!! Hugs Anesha

Ann Rosie said...

Hi Kath
just back from the shops myself and just like you I'm thinking anything forgotten now obviously wasn't that important in the first place.
Hope you and your family have a most wonderful Christmas and the best of wishes for a peaceful and prosperous New Year.
Hugs, kisses etc etc etc
Love Ann

weewiccababe said...

wow, I'm exhausted just reading all you've done Kath
have yourself a super xmas, and lots of doggie kisses to Buddy from Pepsi

lesleyanne said...

hope you have a wonderful christmas
love lesley xx

loftylass said...

Have a wonderful Christmas with Buddy, Pops and all your family - I'm sure they will happily trek through the snow to indulge in all the cooking/baking treats you have in store for them. Enjoy the break and many thanks for all the inspiration you have given us over the past year. Happy hogmonay to you all.

Sally said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and Buddy. Have throughly enjoyed your blog this year.

Kay said...

Merry Christmas Kath! I really enjoy my daily visits with you and although I don't always take the time to comment (hangs head in shame) I always leave inspired! All the best for 2010!

Kris L said...

Fabulous card! Merry Christmas to you too, Kath! Looking forward to having you back with us at Polkadoodles in the New Year. Hugs...Kris

Lynda said...

Happy Christmas Kath and Buddy - Big Hugs to both of you.

Love Lynda xxx

Kim Piggott said...

Such a beautiful, beautiful card Kath!
Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas!
kim x

sueincanada said...

Merry Christmas to you, Buddy and the rest of your family. Thank you for all the inspiration and look forward to more in 2010.

Helen said...

Gorgeous card Kath!
Merry Christmas to you and Buddy too! :0)
Helen x

Pia said...

wishing you and yours a very merry christmas and a Happy New Year.
hugs Piaxx

Dawn said...

Hiya my crafty friend!!

Hope you and yours have a brilliant day and especially big furry hugs to The Golden One!!!


Carol said...

Have a fab time Kath,give Buddy a big sqishy hug from me and a special kiss for all your lovely boys!


Faye said...

Have a very Merry Christmas and restful New Year! Hope the urge to play with those stamps doesn't get the better of you...! Hugs. xxx

Crafty Cat said...

Wow I've won! what a wonderful xmas present, Thank you so much Buddy and Kath. xxx carol

Kat said...

Hi Kath hope you have a lovely Christmas with your family and the lovely Buddy. Have a lovely relaxing time and after all your hard work it's time to delegate on Christmas Day and relax and enjoy. xxxx to Buddy from Maddy and Lucy.

Hugs Kat xx

Artyjen said...

Merry Christmas and thanks for all the inspiration through the year.

Esther said...

Happy Christmas and tell the snow to come over here to Coventry, my eldest would LOVE to wake up to a white christmas though at least he is no longer worried Santa will not come unless it snows as he was two years ago! The smallest now comes up and asks For Buddy on the computer!!

Unfading Spring said...

Hope you have a Wonderful Christmas you deserve it. and thanks for being a great buddy and for all your Inspiration.

Big Hugs Carol x

Diamond Doll said...

Have a fab Christmas Kath and give Buddy a big hug from me.
Trish (-:

Eveline said...

Merry Christmas to you all.
Keep warm and snug.

Lorraine Robertson said...

Merry Christmas

Lorraine xxx

helen ... said...

wawww amazing card, =O. it so stunning , and merry christmas to you and your family =),
bigs hugsssssssssss,

helen ... said...

hey buddy and merry christmas to you too =P,heeeeeeeee

Tatanky said...

Thanks so much for the good wishes and I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.


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