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HAPPY CHRISTMAS and PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR.

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Hope you have a brilliant holiday and enjoy the festivities.

Just finished the slapping on of icing sugar now for the clean up. From left to right, my cake, middle Sarah’s cake and on the far right with the challenge completed, an igloo for Sammie. lol. and she thought I would not succeed. Oh I do love a challenge. lol.

Pastries made and tins all packed up for the girls and boys. Parcels wrapped up and fairy lights in situ.

Just need a strong cup of coffee and then I shall be set to go and get up the icing sugar dust which is everywhere. lol. even the specs. are covered.

Enjoy your parties and hope the weather holds out for you all. Happy Christmas everyone.

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Merry Christmas ..those cakes look fab.

21 Dec, 2015

 

Oh my goodness, Barbara those cakes are fantastic! !. Have a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful New Year. xx

21 Dec, 2015

 

Thank you both, hope they taste ok!

21 Dec, 2015

 

Merry Christmas, your cakes look delicious, well done,we stopped making a Christmas cake a few years ago, we kept eating it all to ourselves, the family not interested, not good for our cholesterol!! unfortunately...

21 Dec, 2015

 

Wow,they are all beautiful,Barbara..well done..Your family will appreciate them,I'm sure..I am like Angela,no one likes C.cake much except us two..so I gave up this year..I shall miss it though..
Have a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2016..xx

21 Dec, 2015

 

Your cakes look beautiful.
I can picture the layer of white icing sugar all over everything because I was in just the same state yesterday and I only had one cake to do!!!
🎂 HAPPY CHRISTMAS!🎂

21 Dec, 2015

 

We all love Christmas cake, well we all love food and it shows. lol. thanks Dd. :O) thank you Bloomer :O) it makes a real mess Wildrose my kitchen the only place to have snow this year me thinks. lol. :O) thank you everyone. :O)

21 Dec, 2015

 

My favourite is Santa's swimming pool! :)

21 Dec, 2015

 

Great Cakes. I love the idea of baking goodies at Xmas time. So old-fashioned now, but so personal.

Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you and your family.

21 Dec, 2015

 

Happy Christmas.

22 Dec, 2015

 

Thank you everyone, the large characters, snowman, reindeer and santa light up and change colours when switched on. I thought they were a little different and would amuse Lottie and her Mum bought three and that was one too many so stole one for my cake.

Karen there are two with ponds, one which Santa is skating on and the other one is not frozen as it is so mild here. lol got to be realistic lol

22 Dec, 2015

 

Wonderful Christmas cakes, Barbara, well done you! Have a very happy Christmas :o)

22 Dec, 2015

 

Lovely cakes Barbara, the igloo is very impressive. Cake decorating and baking can be such good fun (hard work sometimes but still fun) just wish I had more time to bake. Still should be baking mince pies tomorrow or Thursday - yummy.

Hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

22 Dec, 2015

 

Have a wonderful Christmas. The cakes look yummy. Do you look like the snow lady, covered in icing sugar!

23 Dec, 2015

 

thank you everyone. :O)

Siris all cleaned up now, but yes there were clouds of the darned white stuff everywhere.

Baking finished, just got the youngest coming over to make truffles and cheesecakes today. She wants to do them so I shall sit back and enjoy myself watching her. lol. Lottie is coming with her mum too and we have a playtable to paint/varnish for a friends two children and then I am finished - I THINK!!!!................

23 Dec, 2015

 

Happy "baking" Christmas, Oliveoil! :-))

23 Dec, 2015

 

Thank you Balcony lol :O)

23 Dec, 2015

 

Merry Christmas Barbara xx

24 Dec, 2015

 

Good work Barbara...hope u had a good time! And a rest after all that baking/icing!

27 Dec, 2015

 

thank you both, everything was very tasty and enjoyed by all. Hope you all enjoyed the festivities and managed to stay dry,

27 Dec, 2015

 

Yes, thanks.......we have been very lucky here...no flooding like so many other poor people in other regions!

27 Dec, 2015

 

The Trent is very high but so far staying inside its bed, fingers are crossed because it is our only way out of town into Nottinghamshire. Its a long way around to another bridge to get over to the other side. It rarely floods over but when it does it causes chaos. It has been very bad in places and I feel so sorry for those who have been so badly affected by all that water. We are on top of a hill so it does not affect us but downtown suffered in the past before they built flood banks all the way down the sides of the Trent. I just do not understand why they do not do the same for all those who have suffered so badly in the past few years. Stay dry everyone x

28 Dec, 2015

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