Operation Christmas: Christmas Planning

Operation Christmas Photo Credit: Plumfield Dreams Some of us will be very organised and others of us not so organised.  We are probably somewhere in the middle.  Always starting with good intentions.   We love Christmas and the most important gift to us, is to enjoy the time with family, watch everyone enjoy themselves, in…

November 19th – Christmas Crafts

We’ve not blogged for awhile – apology. The autumn/winter viruses are kicking in. We’ve almost kicked them into touch now!  Hopefully we will get a breather from them for a week or two. Tomorrow, we are off to a Christmas Quilting Workshop. We will of course blog about our experience and our makes.  We also…

Handmade Christmas Decorations #1 – Angels

Christmas 2015: Angels and Fairy Lights Hark the Herald Angels Sing…. We love Christmas and the preparations that take place.  We love our handmade Christmas Decorations and this year we have been working on a number of Christmas Decorations to share with you.   We have a number of crafts across the Serendipity Family –…

Rain, Rain Go Away

A Rainy Saturday Afternoon Photo Credit: Barbara Ann Bears and Cards by Andy Cunningham The weather is Autumnal here in the UK today – wet, very windy and raining.  Autumn is here!   After today we will be lucky to have many leaves left on the trees.  The days of walking through crunchy leaves may…

What is on your Reading list?

Books, Books, Books! Over the past month we have read, and attempted to read, a few books.  We thought we would share our thoughts with you. The Girl on the Train: Paula Hawkins.  You’ve probably read several reviews already and there’s not much more to add other than we loved it and highly recommend.  Elizabeth…

Bonfire Night 2015

Remember, Remember the 5th of November! Better known to our UK Blog readers as Bonfire Night.  The traditions over the years have become – bonfires, fireworks, warm soup and crusty bread.  Oh and maybe, just maybe, a cup of hot chocolate with extra cream and marshmallows. We have many stories of celebrations over the years,…

Serendipity – Book Worms!

Books – We love them and are definitely bookworms!Whether it is a good fiction, non fiction, interior design, history or fashion book we love them and have quite an extensive library.  We have resisted converting to a Kindle, nothing beats the smell of a new book and turning the pages just builds up the anticipation…

Christmas 2015

  Preparations We love Christmas here at Serendipity.  It the time of year, when the best present we could ask for is to have all our family around the Christmas tree with full health. There are a few family birthdays in November which halts celebrations, including hanging any form of decorations – including Christmas Cards…