1. Sunday Wrap and Day 10 Advent Gift

    December 21, 2014 by Boo
    It’s the Sunday Wrap folks
    Hey Peeps,
    Can you believe we are only a few days away from the Big Day? I honestly can’t get over how fast this year has flown by. I was busy gathering things for another post when it hit me just how much we’ve all achieved so far this year. I sure am proud of all of YOU keeping up with your comments and helping to keep me motivated. I couldn’t have done it without you guys and thats a fact. Big hugs to you all :)
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    Yesterday we popped over to Manchester to enjoy the festive atmosphere of the Christmas Markets. We were surprised and delighted to find Manchester has been voted one of the top ten Christmas Markets in the WORLD. Wow, how cool is that….
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    I love visiting the Markets. It really makes the whole run up to Christmas so much fun and any time I find myself flagging and missing the Christmas Spirit a trip to the Markets is sure to bring me back up.
    Jay’s favourite find at the Markets
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    My favourite find at the Markets
    (filled with Mulled Wine or Christmas Ale – Yummy)
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    I never realised when you bought a coffee or drink in one of these mugs/glasses you could ‘keep’ the mug/glass so this year I’ve started my Manchester Christmas Market Mug Collection. Well, it had to be done didn’t it folks… ;)
    Elly’s favourite find at the Markets
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    Jess’s favourite find at the Markets
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    and we all liked these…
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    All in all, another successful and very enjoyable time was had by all at the Manchester Christmas Markets and we are now feeling super festive and ready for the Big Guys visit any day now. Can’t wait……
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    Today I am eagerly awaiting my sons arrival. We are planning an evening of fun and frolics with monopoly, pool (on Jays fancy shmancy new pool table), drinkies and lots of laughter and if I’m really lucky I might even get the chance to read my gorgeous grand-babies a bedtime Christmas story. Happy times.
    Meanwhile, I am happy and delighted to share with you
    Day 10 of my Advent Christmas Gift to you
    Just click the image to grab it
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    and my layouts with these pages
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    Don’t forget the Robin is now available in store for you. It’s totally my favourite to date
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    Some Inspiration from me
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    Sunday Wrap – On the Blog this Week
    Be sure to check out this weeks Blog Posts for the extra goodies
    Monday – Blossoms Inspiration, Studio Christmas Carol Blog Hop and Day 4 of our Advent Gift
    Tuesday - Tuesday Tip with Lia Griffith, Sneak Peek and Day 5 Advent Gift
    Wednesday – WOW Wednesday, OSB 31 Release and Day 6 Advent Gift
    Thursday - Tasty Thursdays 5 Iconic Festive Cookies Recipes and Day 7 Advent Gift
    Friday - What the Festive Font with lovely Christmas fonts and dingbats and Day 8 Advent Gift
    Saturday  – Show It Off Saturday with my favourite Collection to date ‘the Robin’ , lots of goodies and Day 9 Advent Gift
    Also keep an eye on our Facebook Fan Page. Rae is giving out goodies like they were sweeties lol but she’s not leaving them up for long.

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    I want to take this opportunity to thank Jules for this comment.

    ‘Boo, it took me awhile, but I finally realized why your designs are so exquisite. You put your heart and soul into each and every one. That is what makes them special – they touch my heart.
    Thank you! Enjoy your day with your family!’

    Comment by JulesW — December 20, 2014 @ 11:54 am

    Thank you dear lady, yes it’s true, every single collection is created with something of me in it. I couldn’t create any other way and its especially lovely that you get that.

    I love reading all your comments folks. They help me stay motivated more then you can imagine so please do keep them coming. They really are a treasured gift to me.


    That’s all for today folks

    We’ll be back tomorrow with more great stuff so until then, take care and enjoy the rest of your weekend

    Hugs

    Boo and the Blossoms

    xx

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    Today I am going to enjoy a cup of rosy lea with these

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  2. the Robin – A brand new Collection + Goodies

    December 20, 2014 by Boo
    Show It Off Saturday
    Hey there peeps,
    Well, this is it. The final weekend before the BIG DAY and I am soooooo excited its beyond ridiculous lol. You would think I was the kid waiting for Santa. Maybe I’m just at that time in my life when things stop rushing forward and slowly start to turn back again. Certainly, the old brain seems a little lighter these days hahaha.
    I’m also excited because tomorrow I get to spend some precious time with my eldest son Danny and his family and I can’t wait to have some Christmas snuggles with my gorgeous little grandkiddos. I promise I will try and remember to get some photos to share. For now, you will have to content yourselves with this lovely snapshot.
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    Brand New Collection out today
    the Robin
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    When I was very young, as young as my grandchildren now, I remember my dad telling my sisters and I a story about the robin and how it got its red breast. I can still remember sobbing as I pictured the robin trying to ease the thorn from Jesus’ head. My dad sure had a way with story telling but since that day I have always loved the little robin redbreast and feel happy whenever I see one. These days I am truly blessed to have a garden full of them throughout the year. What a joy.
    Creating this collection was also pure joy for me and I hope you will get as much pleasure from it as I did in creating it. Lets take a little closer look.
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    With the Mega Bundle you can enjoy all you need with an extended super sized Kit with some lovely add ons for your stash.
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    and with the WORKS you can enjoy the entire collection. That’s everything in one go and if you get it now you can enjoy a fantastic discount of 71% OFF its normal price.
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    Of course, we know that sometimes, just the page kit is enough so even that is hugely reduced as an opening special just for you
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    If you want to add any of the beautifully coordinated extras at any time you can do so. I’ve carefully wrapped each precious piece for your pleasure.
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    Goodies Time
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    Day 9 of your Advent Gift
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    and my layouts with these pages
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    That’s all for today folks
    Please do leave your comments, we love to hear from you
    Have a wonderful weekend
    We’ll be back soon with more delightful goodies
    Hugs
    Boo and the Blossoms
    xx
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    Today I shall be thinking about that Robin story while enjoying my tea
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  3. What the Festive Font Friday + Goodies

    December 19, 2014 by Boo
    What the Festive Font Friday
    Hiya folks,
    Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? Where has this year gone? Can someone please stop the merry-go-round and let me off? I want to stay a while and enjoy the moment. After all, there are still waaaaaayyyyyy too many gorgeous festive fonts out there for snagging.
    Here’s my find for today including some awesome dingbats which I think would be perfect for making Christmas tags or stamping on paper for gift wrap.

    Special thanks to lilluna.com for collecting and sharing these awesome fonts (found via pinterest)

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    Links

    1. The North Pole/Sultan  2. Dear St. Nick  3. Clair De Lune  4. KG Christmas Trees

    5. Marshmallow World  6. First Noel/Fontleroy  7. Christmas Lights/Christmas Lightness   8. Ribbons & Bows/KB Ribbons and Bows

    9. Feliz Navidad/Navidad  10. Frosty the Snowman/Weehah  11. Holly & Berries/Holly & Barrie   12. Christmas & Go

    13. Christmas  14. Candy Lane/Pippi  15. Vintage Christmas

    16. Happy New Year/Happy New One  17. Ornaments/Ornamental 

    and there’s more

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    1. Lane Cane 2. Christmas Card 3. Reindeer Games 4. Christmas Eve 5. Stars/Glitter Promo

    6. Grand Hotel 7. Mikie’s Christmas List 8. Janda Christmas Doodles 9. Snowflake Letters 10. Kringley Christmas

    11. Christmas Font 12. DH Snowflake 13. Xmas Cartoon 14.  Noyeux Joel 15. DK Father Frost

    Please remember, not that I need to remind you guys, I know, but these are for personal use only. You’ll find the authors TOUs in the zip files when you download.


    Day 8 of your Advent Gift

    Just click the image for download

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    and my layouts with these pages

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    Don’t forget folks, if you want to add any extra pages to this album I’ve placed the Seasons Greeting Collection used to create the book on super sale for you. You can find it HERE

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    Also coming out this weekend is our brand new collection

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    This is my favourite bird of all and always makes me think of Christmas.

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    That’s all for today my friends

    We’ll be back tomorrow with some amazing goodies for you

    Until then, take care and enjoy your day

    Hugs

    Boo and the Blossoms

    xx

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    Mmmmmm, I could just do with a drop of Peppermint Tea.

    Care to join me?

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  4. Tasty Thursday – A Healthy Twist on Festive Cookies+Day 7 Advent Gift +more

    December 18, 2014 by Boo
    Hey Folks,

    So, I like to subscribe to a few cool and interesting newsletters. Mostly, they are from other Scrappers, Designers and Crafters with a couple of great Bloggers thrown in (like my current fav, Lia Griffith). And sometimes, if he thinks its something that would interest me, Jay will forward one of his subscribed NLs. I love that. I love that he see’s something and thinks ‘Boo would like that’. Today, knowing that I’m getting ready to post my Tasty Thursday Blog Post, he sent me this and I just knew I had to share.

    You may not be into ‘clean eating’ or other ‘diety style’ foods but there is no denying when we get to our age we do need to watch our sugar and fat intake, wether we like it or not, am I right? Last year, after sitting on my big behind at the computer for way too many years, I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic. Literally, on the cusp. It scared me. Having cared for many older people with Type 2 Diabetes and the horrible effects that can have on the body I was well and truly shocked into action, hence the walking and trying to eat better.

    I love my sweet treats. It’s been hard to cut back and even go without some foods that were once my comfort blankets so this list of gorgeous looking, healthier option festive treats is perfect for letting me indulge while staying on track.

    I hope you find them worthy of our Tasty Thursday slot too. Thanks for forwarding Jay. I think we’re going to love these. :)

    5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

    Original post here

    5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

    You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; it’s a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesn’t necessarily mean lower in fat or calories or less delicious. It means using wholesome, natural, unrefined foods to create natural treats that work for multiple dietary styles. We’re going to be ditching the refined sweeteners, artificial food colorings, and traditional flours in this list! Whether you enjoy wheat and dairy, avoid grains, or practice veganism, there is a cookie for just about everyone! Santa is going to be very pleased…

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    1. Gingerbread people.

    Is it possible to be too festive? Absolutely not. Not only is this a grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free recipe for gingerbread men/houses, but the woman behind the recipe at Fed and Fit has also included a recipe for all-natural, fruit- based gumdrops! Talk about the perfect balance between healthy and festive! This gingerbread recipe uses almond meal as a base, so it’s great for those avoiding grains. Quality gelatin can be really beneficial to your joints, so don’t be afraid of giving the gumdrop recipe a try, too!

    Paleo Gingerbread Cookies:

    • 3 cups almond flour
    • 1 tsp ground ginger
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • ½ tsp cloves
    • ½ tsp kosher salt
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • ½ cup blackstrap molasses, warmed slightly
    • 2 Tbs maple syrup
    • 2 Tbs extra virgin coconut oil, melted
    • 1 egg
    • ½ cup arrowroot flour {for rolling out dough}

    Gluten-Free & All-Natural Royal Icing:

    • 6 Tbs cage-free egg whites
    • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
    • 3 cups sifted powdered sugar

    Paleo Gingerbread Cookies Instructions:

    1. Whisk all dry ingredients together and in a separate bowl, whisk all the wet. Add the wet to the dry and stir until evenly combined. Wrap in plastic wrap or parchment paper and set in refrigerator to cool and harden for either 4 hours or overnight.

    2. On a large piece of parchment paper well dusted with arrowroot flour, start rolling out the dough until it’s ¼” thick. (If you’re making a gingerbread house use gingerbread house stencils on the Fed and Fit website to measure and cut pieces.) Carefully place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Resize with stencils on baking sheet if necessary.

    3. Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes. Let cool completely on baking sheet before moving. When cooled, transfer to a wire baking rack to cool and firm overnight.

    Gluten-Free & All-Natural Royal Icing:

    1. On high speed, whisk the egg whites and lemon juice together until they form a thick foam. On low speed, carefully add spoonfuls of the 3 cups of powdered sugar until all is combined. Turn speed up to high and whisk for 6 minutes.

    2. Transfer to piping bag, color in bowls, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

    Get the recipe for natural gum drops here.

    2. Snickerdoodles.

    ‘Browned butter’ is pretty much another phrase for ‘delicious’. These Browned Butter SnickerDROOLdles from Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind will be adored by the paleo and non-paleo alike. This tasty treat is predicated upon dairy, so be sure to use only grass-fed butter. Otherwise, enjoy this delightful confection made with coconut flour, almond flour, and natural sugars!

    Get the recipe here: Paleo SnickerDROOLdles

    3. Molasses cookies.

    As the only wheat-containing recipe in this list, it is by no means less healthy — unless you cannot eat wheat, of course. With organic whole-wheat pastry flour, grass-fed butter, raw honey, and pastured eggs, there is nothing to feel guilty about when enjoying this subtly sweet, earthy cookie from the Nourished Kitchen.

    Get the recipe here: Chewy Spiced molasses cookies.

     

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    3. Coconut snowballs.

    Vegan and easily adjusted to be 100% raw, these cookies can be enjoyed by most. No nuts, wheat, eggs, dairy, or refined sugar in these balls of delight. It just goes to show that tasty bites of holiday joy come in all flavors and dietary styles! The Kitchn is a great source for traditional cookie recipes as well.

    Get the recipe here: No-Bake Coconut Snowballs (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free and Vegan!)

    4. Chocolate Chip Cookies.

    Chocolate chip cookies are an inescapable necessity for those of us whose lives are fueled by chocolate. If you are paleo or are on a grain/dairy free diet, it may seem as though your cookie days behind you. That doesn’t have to be the case, thanks to Danielle Walker of Against All Grain. Grain-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free, these cookies are shockingly good. They are my personal go-to cookie, with one small adjustment — hazelnut flour in place of almond meal. Nutella doesn’t even stand a chance.

    Get the recipe here: Real-Deal Chocolate Chip cookies.

    Don’t let a restricted diet get you down! There are plenty of healthy ways to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. All it takes is a little creativity and some quality ingredients! Happy baking!


     

    Todays Day 7 Advent Gift For You

    Just click the image to download

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    and my layouts with these pages

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    and there’s more…

    Today at the Studio

    It’s my turn for the Advent Calendar

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    Here’s what I have to offer

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     That’s all for today folks

    Have a lovely day and take care

    We’ll be back tomorrow with more fun and festive treats

    Hugs

    Boo and the Blossoms

    xx

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    Even Marmalade is getting in on the Tasty Treat Thursdays

    He’s cooking up a storm

    From this

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    to this

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    I think he needs a nice cup of tea LOL

  5. Wow Wednesday and New OSB out today + Goodies….. of course

    December 17, 2014 by Boo
    WOW Wednesday
    Boo’s ‘Words of Wisdom’…or not…as the case may be…
    Hey Folks,
    How ya’ll doing this fine festive Wednesday? I’ve been busy trying to finish up the Christmas shopping. I swear Elly’s list gets longer each year. Check out what she wants this year lol…. I can just see me flying downstairs on this, never mind Elly hahaha.
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    Now don’t tell Elly but guess what Santa has his Elves testing for BooLand this week. Wohooooo, playtime, here I …. I mean…. Elly comes ;) That Santa sure knows the way to a girls heart.
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    Yes folks, It’s a teapot and cup slide….. how cool is that.

    Meanwhile…….
    We have a brand new OSB out today
    OSB #31
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    Gorgeous pinks and soft gold make this a perfect kit for your Winter Princess or those cosy afternoons indoors.
    Some Inspiration from me
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    and from the Blossoms
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    Your Day 6 Advent Gift
    Just click the image for download
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    and my layouts with these pages
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    Sneak Peek Time
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    That’s all I have time for today folks. I’ve got a ton of work to catch up on before the weekends gorgeous new collection but I’ll be back tomorrow with a tasty treat for you so be sure to visit us then.
    Have a great day
    Hugs
    Boo and the Blossoms
    xx
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    Today I’m looking forward to a tasty brew with these
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  6. Tip Tuesday – A kiss under the mistletoe anyone?

    December 16, 2014 by Boo
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    If you’re looking for the Studio Blog Hop Post

    Tip Tuesday with Lia Griffith
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    Hey Folks,
    It’s that time of the Festive season. Parties are starting to get into full swing and whats a Christmas party without some Mistletoe? I don’t know about you guys but its proving pretty hard to find a nice bunch of fresh mistletoe here so when I saw Lias Mistletoe craft during one of my festive web walks I just knew it would do the job perfectly. Best of all, it will stay looking as fresh as the day you made it which means…. yup…. lots of kisses ;)
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    You can get the full instructions HERE along with the FREE Templates

    Day 5 Advent Gift For You
    Just click the image to download
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    and my layouts with these pages
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    Sneaky Peek Time
    Coming to the Studio Tomorrow
    OSB #31
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    On Sale at the Studio
    December Specials

    That’s all for today folks
    We’ll be back tomorrow with a fabulous new OSB and more goodies
    Until then, take care and enjoy your day
    Hugs
    Boo and the Blossoms
    xx
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    Today I have a little tea treat for Marmalade. What do you think?
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  7. It’s time for the Studio Christmas Carol Blog Hop and more

    December 15, 2014 by Boo

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    is finally here. Wohoooooooooo

    sssshhhhhhhhhh…. It isn’t ‘officially out until the 16th but hey, I’m being a naughty little Christmas Elf hehe…..

    Hey Folks,

    Are you excited? I’ve been on the edge of my seat for hours just waiting to press that ‘publish’ button and get my part of the Blog Hop out to you all. We’ve been doing the Christmas Carol Blog Hop at the studio for several years now and every year it just gets better and better doesn’t it. You’ll be able to grab my portion at the end of this post post. I promise, its worth the wait.

    First I want to share some of our fabulous Blossoms Inspirations, as promised last week, from our Cardinal and Pear Tree Collections so sit back and enjoy and if you’ve a mind to, turn on your volume and enjoy a little Christmas Tune while you look. It might even be …… a clue…..!

    Blossoms Inspiration with Cardinal

    available HERE

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    and with Pear Tree

    available HERE

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    Day 4 Advent Gift

    Just click the image to download

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    and my layouts with these pages

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    Drum roll please…………

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    Here’s your Studio Christmas Carol Blog Hop Goody from me for 2014

    Just click the image for download

    and Enjoy

    But please DO remember that we are all in different time zones so if your next hop is not yet showing, just go back a little later. Thanks so much.

    You came from HERE

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    Driving Home For Christmas

    Merry Christmas everyone

    form Boo and the Blossoms xx

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    Download HERE

    You are going HERE

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    If you get lost, head back to the Studio HERE

    Here’s the full list

    TheStudio http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/blog/
    Vero http://verothefrenchtouch.blogspot.fr/
    BooLand http://www.boolanddesigns.com/  (YOU ARE HERE)
    Zesty Designs http://zesty-esty.blogspot.com.au/
    A-Manda Creation http://www.amandacreation.blogspot.com/
    Nibbles Skribbles http://www.nibblesskribbles.com/
    PattyB Scraps http://pattybslittlespot.blogspot.com/
    Manu Scraps http://manu-scraps.blogspot.de/
    LouCee Creations http://louceecreations.com/blog/
    Jilbert’s Bits Of Bytes http://bitsofbytes.jilbert.org/
    Mad Genius Designs http://madgeniusdesigns.com/
    Snickerdoodle Designs http://snickerdoodledesignsbykaren.com/
    ADB Designs http://adb-designs.com/
    Over the Fence Designs http://overthefencedesignsscrapbooking.blogspot.com/
    Studio4 Designworks http://www.scrapawhileatstudio4.blogspot.ca/
    Just So Scrappy http://justsoscrappy.blogspot.com/
    Let Me Scrapbook!http://letmescrapbook.blogspot.com/
    Carin Grobe Designs http://www.caringrobedesign.com/blog/
    Wendy Page Digital Design http://www.hauntedpixels.net/


    That’s all for today folks

    Have a fantabulous journey on the Studio Blog Hop and thanks so much for dropping by

    We’ll be back tomorrow with more great stuff

    Until then, take care

    Hugs

    Boo and the Blossoms

    xx

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    Today I shall be test driving these little babies ready for my Christmas Drive home ;)

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  8. Sunday Wrap and Day 3 Advent Gift

    December 14, 2014 by Boo

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    Sunday Wrap

    Hey Folks,

    We had a fabulous day yesterday in Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District. It was so exciting to leave the motorway and find ourselves on real country roads overlooking the peaks covered in rolling mist and even a thin coating of snow in some areas.

    Jays Aunty Pat was on top form with full instructions of all the little nooks and crannies to visit including the 13th century church which was hosting its annual Christmas Tree Festival. In total, there were 95 (yes, that’s 95) Christmas Trees decorated by local clubs, schools and businesses around the Church. It was utter magic and brought a lump to my throat. Here are just a few of them.

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    and before you ask, yes, we got our ration of the famous Bakewell Pudding. Well, actually, Jay got 5 of them hahaha. I guess he really likes Bakewell Pudding.

    One down, four to go, all I can say is yum…num….num….

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    On the Blog this week

    Monday - Blossoms Inspiration with OSB #30 and News of my Grandsons Christening including a rare photo of me and Jay.

    Tuesday – Tuesday Tip – Tree Time – How do you decorate yours?

    Wednesday – New Collection the Cardinal and a fabulous little video tutorial – Yes, I actually tired this and they look amazing. Oh yeah, theres a goody or two as well ;)

    Thursday – Tasty Treat day with a gorgeous Winter Warmer recipe

    Friday -  The first of my 12 day Advent Gifts for you

    Saturday – Show it off day with my newest Collection Pear Tree plus Day 2 of my Advent gifts for you. Lots of goodies to be had.


    Day 3 Advent Gift

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    Don’t forget to check out this post to see the Completed Book View

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    and my layout with these pages

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    Sneaky Peek Time

    Coming to the Studio 12/17/2014

    It’s purrrrty folks. I think you’ll love it. ;)

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    That’s all for today

    We’ll be back tomorrow with some Blossoms Inspiration and Day 4 of our Advent Giveaway so be sure to pop back then

    Take care and enjoy your weekend

    Hugs

    Boo and the Blossoms

    xx

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    Today, in honour of the Bakewell Christmas Tree Festival I shall be enjoying a brew from these

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  9. New Collection – Pear Tree and Goodies for you

    December 13, 2014 by Boo
    Saturday Show Off Day
    Howdy Folks,
    I’m off to the gorgeous village of Bakewell today to visit with Jays Aunty Pat and enjoy the festive season with a big slice of delicious Bakewell Tart, yum, so I’m going to try and make this one a quicky…… Yeah, who am I kidding LOL
    New Collection – Pear Tree
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    Lets take a closer look
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    Get the Works and save up to 71% OFF 
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    some inspiration from me
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    Blossoms Inspiration for both Pear Tree and the Cardinal will be on Monday so be sure to pop back then and be prepared to be wowed.

    Happy Advent Day 2 Gift
    Just click the image for download
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    and my layouts with these pages
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    Don’t forget, I’ll be giving a gift a day for the 12 days leading to Christmas so be sure to pop back each day
    Goodies Time
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    Also on sale with a lovely big discount is
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    Ok folks, that’s all from me for today. I gotta get my skates on. Jay is already halfway out of the front door…. eeekkkk
    Bakewell, here we come
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    See ya tomorrow folks
    Have a super day
    Hugs
    Boo and the Blossoms
    xx
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    You know what they say, the pear doesn’t fall far from the tree….. or was that an apple? No matter, as long as the tea tastes good, right folks?
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  10. 12 Days of Christmas – My Advent Gift for you

    December 12, 2014 by Boo

    No Font day today. Instead I have something special for you…

    Happy Advent Day 12 Folks.
    I’ll bet you thought you weren’t getting any advent goodies from me this year didn’t you? LOL. Not so my friends. This year I decided to make you a Photo Book to show off all your holiday snaps.
    I’ll be posting something each day for the next 12 days and by Christmas Eve you will have 1 Complete Photo Book, Covers included.
    I used Seasons Greetings To create the Book so if you want to make any extra pages or add any elements you can grab the kit HERE
    Take a look below to see how this book looks completed.

    Click here to view this photo book larger

    Shutterfly offers exclusive layouts and designs so you can make your book just the way you want.
    Here is your first Advent Gift.
    Just click the image to grab it.
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    and my layout with it
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    Seasons Greetings Bundle on Sale
    just for you
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    Cardinal available HERE
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    Don’t forget to check out the Studio for your daily Advent Download too
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    Tomorrows New Collection – A Sneaky Peek
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    Thats all for today folks
    Tomorrow I’m off to Bakewell for the day visiting Jays Aunt and sampling some of that gorgeous Bakewell Tart but I’ll be sure to post your Advent Day 2 and Pear Tree Goodies before I go so be sure to pop back and visit us.
    Have a lovely day
    Hugs
    Boo and the Blossoms
    xx
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    I’m loving the Cardinal red so much I’m sticking with it for my tea.
    Here’s what I’ll be using today. The question is, will I be able to top it tomorrow?? Hmmmm. Lets see ;)
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