My little spot.
So it's opening time - I can finally break into this super tempting box that has been taunting me for a month!
Here is the ribbon of adventy fact cards.
Knock knock, who's there? Mary. Mary who? Mary Christmas!
The tradition of hanging stockings over the fireplace derived from Dutch children placing their shoes next to the fireplace on Christmas Eve. Stockings later replaced the shoes.
What do elephants sing at Christmas? No-elephants, No elephants!
Santa has a calculated 31 hours thanks to the different time zones and the rotation of the earth, assuming he travels east to west.
Christmas trees such as Douglas Fir and Evergreen are grown in all states of America.
Christmas trees received their first written acknowledgement in Germany in 1531.
Pope Julius I declared Christ's birthday as December 25th sometime during the 4th Century.
Bing Crosby's christmas classic, "White Christmas" is the best-selling Christmas song of all time.
How do cats greet each other at Christmas? A furry merry christmas and a happy mew year.
The abbreviation of Christmas to Xmas partially comes from the greek letter "Chi", the first letter of the word "Christos" meaning Christ.
Poet Clark Moore is credited with naming Santa's reindeer; Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dancer, Dasher, Donner, Prancer, Vixen, and the most famous reindeer, Rudolph.
Onto the gifts...
Lovely christmas cards... perfect because I didn't bring enough of my card stuff to uni and have run out. I'll be writing and sending these at the weekend.
Such pretty christmassy fabric! So cute.
I'm pretty sure it's a mug cosy, but it could be a wrist cuff. Fits my favourite cup very well though!
Felt heart bookmark.
Pretty branches and leaves bracelet. So cute - I love it!
Lovely mini hot water bottle hand warmer!
Cute little button magnets - aren't they adorable! They are currently decorating my radiator.
Noticeboard and cute little button pins.
Actionshot! Gorgeous Birds nest necklace - so pretty.
Jewellery kit for making foot jewellery.
Felt tree badge.
Racing wind-up spacehoppers. Awesome! They jump so sweetly!
Holly felt badge.
Felt tree, tree decoration (already up and looking lovely on our tree)
Love on toast - tried it for breakfast! Amazed at how well it worked!
Wallet of tea! I am tea obsessed so this is perfect!
Action shot! Such a gorgeous silver tree necklace! Amazing! I really really love it!
Pretty glass suncatcher decorations. Since taking the pic, they are painted and on the tree.
Decoupaged M for my name - very cute and the perfect colour for my room! Love it!
Cookies in a jar - a yummy looking cookie mix! I love baking so this is great.
A lovely little cosmetic set, notepad, lip gloss, purse, mirror.
AMAZING caramel sweets - these are so so good!
Gorgeous glass star christmas tree decoration - I think I will be keeping this up all year round!
DAY TWENTY-FIVE, CHRISTMAS DAY!
Beautiful, gorgeous, snuggly button tree pillow! I love this so much, it captures my taste perfectly!
Thank you so so much, BoyceMachine, for such an incredible package!