Sunday 25 December 2016

Merry Christmas 2016

Well, after a stormy Christmas Eve and being woken by a power cut at 3.30am, I'd like to wish you all A MERRY Christmas.
The power cut didnt wake me per se, the fact it switches on a hi fi in our room we never use and it causes the CD drive to constantly open and close. If that wasn't annoying enough, then there's always the gadzillions of house alarms going off from over the way. Clearly advertising to all the burglars that no one is home because NO ONE IS GETTING UP TO TURN OFF THE FREAKING ALARM.

It is Christmas Day. I plan on having. Fabulous day. The house is set. The fridge is full to bursting and knowing my loved ones are safe and warm keeps my heart happy. Before I leave you with some photo montages I just want to chat Christmas presents.
First, the best Christmas Present I've ever had - discovering today an APP that lets me text my best friend in the whole wide world for free. She is in America. We love it!
Second - I thought I was getting the best present ever for my dad ( and the HG )
I think it's an epic fail. They are a set of crampons that fit over boots to give extra grip on snow and ice and what I wanted them for...muddy fields. They look like items you'd find in a medieval torture chamber. Chains and lots of sharp metal teeth that are curved and huge.
My dad and now the HG have a new hobby. It involves time spent in farmer's field's a lot. With a set of headphones on and a stick. Yes it's metal detecting. The only thing they'd be detecting with my wonder present is their own feet!!!!!!

Anyway Miss 22 is coming for Boxing Day so it keeps the presents thing going for longer!

Well, I hope you all have a lovely peaceful day and it all goes well. The hat is the very first one I've knit on circular needles in the round. I had to use the magic loop ! It's for Miss22 and it will match her new wellies! 

Lots of love from 
Rachel *may your sprouts be perfectly cooked* Radiostar xxx


  1. Happy Christmas to you and good things to you and HG for the New Year.

  2. Oh have such a wonderful day. xxx

  3. Love the tree!

    Merry Christmas, hope you have a fun packed, wonderful day.

  4. Hi Rachel, merry Christmas to you and yours, hope you get an uninterrupted night of sleep tonight! Just want to say thanks for your suggestion that we put an old worn item of clothing into Betty's bed at night....what a brilliant idea - OH is now putting on an old t-shirt as we speak!

  5. Happy Happy Christmas! I hope you have the best day ever. Love your montage magic there, you can't beat a good montage selection.
    Loving that hat. You clever thing, you!

  6. Christmas blessings to you all; after the year you've had I hope 2017 will be full of happiness, health and laughter, especially the health bit :)

  7. Love the montage, the hat is neat. I start with 16" circular then change to magic loop during the decreases. have a great day and remember to stop and breathe every so often.

  8. Happy, Happy, Happy Christmas to all in the Radiostar house.
    Hope your day is joyful and peaceful.

  9. My first laugh of the day! I can just see them with their claws on their boots! Have a very merry (and very purple) Christmas and enjoy your time with your whole family. -Jenn

  10. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

    It's -22 here today and it snowed last night. My sprouts? Green Giant, frozen in butter sauce and boil in the bag. They never fail me.

    I just found WhatsApp for my phone! Text, chat, via Wifi at no cost!

  11. Hoping you have had an absolutely wonderful Christmas with perfect sprouts. :-)
    Loving the photo montages and the blue-ness of it all.

    J x

  12. What could be better than a hat that matches your wellies? Maybe HG and your Dad can set their detectors to not react to metal crampons?? Happy Christmas to you all! xx

  13. Lovely christmassey photos. I love your knitted hat. Have a fantastic New Year!

  14. Hope you had a wonderful day, Rachel. Best wishes for the New Year. Love Helen xx

  15. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas Rachel. Sending blessings and good health for the New Year. Xx


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