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Enjoying the run-up to Christmas

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LinusJ Sat 08-Oct-11 14:23:18

I must admit I love the Christmas run-up - the ads on TV, the markets, the events. I've created a Facebook and Twitter page you can follow to see how the current Christmas run-up is shaping up with fun links and videos from Christmas past and present, as well as a snow watch in the hope of more heavy snow. I hope you like it!

JjandtheBeanlovesUnicorns Sat 08-Oct-11 21:34:57

Have liked the fb one, now off to do twitter, I LOVE the run up to christmas, all of dps family have a competition to see who sees the coke advert first smile

SunshineOnARainyDay Sat 08-Oct-11 21:40:18

Have also liked your FB page smile. I also love the run up to Christmas and have just ordered my Elf on the Shelf from Amazon. <excited>

LinusJ Sun 09-Oct-11 00:15:44

grin I'm particularly fond of the Famous Grouse ads. Short, and very very sweet!

LinusJ Mon 17-Oct-11 00:37:16

Just found the Poncetastic Christmas Thread and think I've died and gone to heaven smile

I'm just going to lurk though, as I'm obviously a complete Christmas amateur compared to these people!

Haribojoe Mon 17-Oct-11 10:35:04

Loving the peppermint bark recipe, am going to be making that this week grin, I'm so excited!

LinusJ Mon 17-Oct-11 10:50:27

Must admit I pinched that from the Poncetastic Christmas thread - it's such a simple idea that sounds so lush that I must try it. Now. If I wasn't in the office right now.

gregssausageroll Mon 17-Oct-11 13:39:57

I liked the sound of the peppermint bark recipe but what the hell are peppermint candy?

LinusJ Mon 17-Oct-11 13:46:00

Peppermint candy canes is hard candy shaped like a cane with a crook on the end, which taste of peppermint. Here's a pic of one. Incredibly bad for your teeth, and all the better for it.

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