Wednesday 24 December 2014

Last Day of the Advent Challenge

While Lovely Hubby was up in Mum's loft yesterday rolling out the insulation, and filling in every nook and cranny of the wonderfully large space we found above her bungalow. he came across these. 

 A brand new, still in it's wrapper headboard, and a really nice little trolley/table, just perfect for someone with a small kitchen.   Mum didn't want them as they must have been there when she moved in last year, so she gave them to us to sell at a car boot sale next year, we decided while we were chatting this morning that we won't be doing any car boot sales next year, instead any decluttering will continue to go to the local charity shops.

So this morning after walking the dogs along the freezing cold promenade in Llandudno, and then braving the Christmas shoppers in Asda to stock up on milk and some chicken for the dogs and Ginger, we called to our local Community Furniture Store and donated the two items.

A perfect finale to our Reverse Advent Challenge, which has seen us donate one item a day to someone who needs it more than we do, instead of opening a little door on a calender and eating a chocolate we've been decluttering our home and hopefully helping someone in the process.

Now all we have to do is hunker down in the warmth of the house ......

... and dream of what Santa might be bringing us.

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas, and that Santa brings you the gifts of warmth, love and laughter, along with a few tasty treats and the odd tipple or two.

All the very Best

Sue xx


  1. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas

  2. nadolig llawen to you and yours :-)

  3. Have a wonderful Christmas! xxx

  4. Enjoy your Christmas time together in your 'new' home.

    All best wishes for 2015.


  5. Have a wonderful Christmas. Looks like the dogs are in for a good one too!

  6. Wishing you both a very Happy Christmas, from here in Berkshire!!!

  7. Hi Ilona

    Happy Xmas , how lovely to be house and animal sitting x Maz

  8. Merry Christmas, thank you for your lovely interesting blog. Love seeing your delightful doggies, so relieved when you got the lost/stolen one back. Jan B.

  9. Happy Christmas, Sue! Best wishes for 2015 to you, LH, dogs & Ginger!

  10. I only found your blog a few weeks ago and am thoroughly enjoying it. Hope you have a lovely Christmas with no scary weather!

  11. Merry Christmas sue..

  12. Well done with the Advent challenge, Sue. Have a lovely relaxing Christmas xo

  13. Merry Christmas to you and yours. I have enjoyed following along this year and look forward to all the lovely stories of your fruit and veg growing in this coming season x


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