Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Another Advent Calendar

Wednesday, 30 November 2011
I have been busy since my last post but given I've made three more identical advent calendars I didn't really see the point in posting pictures LOL.  Plus I had to get them in the post for the children to have in time - two arrived today so nothing like cutting it fine!

Tonight I've finished off my fifth, and final, advent calendar for 2011 and, given it's a different one I thought I'd share a picture.  This one is being donated as a raffle prize at Lia's school Christmas Fair.

DH is already talking about me making one for the Scouts Christmas Fair next year (he's just been invested as a Cub Leader) and Lia is telling everyone about how I'm going to make one like Connor's for her next year too so I have a backlog of orders already. I need at least 6 months free from box pleats to recover from this intense period though so we'll see what gets done next year.

In other news the Christmas decorations came down from the loft tonight so there'll be time spent decorating the tree tomorrow after school.  Not too much time as I have my first meeting as a school Governor tomorrow evening.  Not for Lia's school, I'm on the PTA there, but a totally separate school about 20 mins away by car.  It's going to be a lot of hard work but I'm looking forward to getting involved.

I was going to say that not much else is going on but given we're stupidly busy between now and Christmas that's a total lie.  I have managed to get most of the Christmas gift shopping done though and I think I'm ahead of the game with most things.  It's time to start writing lists and making sure about that though...


Lesleyanne said...

Your advent calender is gorgeous.

Mad about Craft said...

I bit you are sick of those calenders, even though they are lovely. Hopefull DH and Lia might have forgotten by next year! - lol


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