Category Archives: Christmas

Sing and be merry!

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Step into Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have a holy jolly Christmas. And all other carols!

I am really getting into the carols this year and I thought to get you all ready and excited I would share my top 10 Christmas carols of this year. Then you can start a playlist of your own and play it non-stop for the next 10 days (although I have been playing my Christmas songs playlist solidly for at least 4 weeks now!!)

Now it has been very hard for me to choose only 10 (mostly because my Spotify playlist it 191 songs and growing!)…so here goes!

10. ‘Up On The House Top’ by The Jackson 5

9. ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ by Wizzard – I really do!

8. ‘Sleigh Ride’ by Human Nature & Jessica Mauboy

7. ‘White Christmas’ by The Drifters

6. ‘Silver Bells’ by Michael Buble & Naturally 7

5. ‘Step Into Christmas’ by The Puppini Sisters

4. ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham! – couldn’t miss out this classic!

3. ‘Jingle Bells’ by Michael Buble & The Puppini Sisters

2. ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ by Michael Buble

And 1. All Christmas songs by Pentatonix. That counts right? It was just too hard choose!

I hope this has inspired you to get into the Christmas spirit and dust off the ol’ singing voice! Let me know your favourites.

While Christmas really is the most wonderful time, don’t forget there is more to it than all the twinkly lights, presents & food babies. Enjoy time with family – whether they are your immediate family or an adopted one – and share the love. But remember the love that was given to all of us on Christmas Day many thousands of years ago.

Merry Christmas to you all xx

 

 

‘Twas the season

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I have been trying to get a post up about my excitement for Christmas for ages but now I have totally missed it! 

I LOVE Christmas, just ask my friends (who have started calling me Christmas Spirit) and this year I made a bunch of my own decorations which was so fun and they turned out ok, if I do say so myself!

I was pretty bummed for Christmas this year, it was not going to be what I had hoped and so I had to make a conscious decision to make it good. And it turned out ok in the end. 

Growing up, Christmas was an awesome family time that I loved, putting up decorations as a family. Me and my dad putting up Christmas lights all over our house. So this year I made a bunch of decorations and went nuts around my house. Here’s a few pics…

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I love being creative and this was such a fun way of letting this side of me free 🙂

I also did the Christmas decor for our churches’ Christmas service which was so cool! I don’t have any pictures for that but it was such a cool vibe that the decos made. We made a Christmas tree out of fairy lights and out of wooden branches. I also cut out a heap of snowflakes (similar to the ones in the picture up above) and hung them along the stage. 

The happiness I feel over Christmas makes me think consistently of the sacrifice that was made for each and everyone of us by our amazing God. He sent a tiny baby into this world to experience life just as we do; living for others, caring for others, shining a light to the world and setting an example of love.

Whenever you get a chance to be creative you should definitely do it!! It is such a great feeling when you look at something and think ‘I made that’.

Happy New Years guys!!! There is more to come in the year ahead! Get excited!