Michael's best mate (and best man) Brook joined us for Christmas Day - Jenni made a stocking for him.
Elizabeth cooked our breakfast.
The new tablecloth and serviettes.
Black beer gingerbread with prehistoric decorations (made by Jenni)
Matt carving the Chrismtas ham
Enjoying a laugh between courses: Elizabeth, Michael, Brook, Jenni, Mum and Patti (Matt's Mum)
Trife and Orange Gateau
Jenni and Elizabeth organised a "guess the number of nativities in the house" competition - Patti won - there are 13 full and part nativities (including wallhangings)
Gingerbread house made by Jenni
Brook and Patti
Flaming the Christmas Pudding - always the Best Pudding ever made by Patti
Great day! Family at home and friends dropping in - what more could we want?
Today we had some very special visitors. My nephew, his wife and their two children popped in.
|Our great niece 12 months old Charlise|
And our friends, Phil and Louise, came by with their daughter, son-in-law and 8 weeks old grandson.
|8 weeks old Axel with "Great Uncle" John|
It's been a lovely couple of days. More friends came over for dinner tonight - good thing as there were lots of leftovers from yesterday in the fridge.