Antje (dieastra) wrote,

Christmas gifts 2015

In our family we don't do big or expensive gifts, but we always find something small, nice and lovely. This year I got especially nice things which I want to share.

The first gift before Christmas had been this box from a friend with self made chocolates which were VERY tasty:

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And I got a self-made John-Barrowman-concert calendar from another friend:

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A New York puzzle from my brother - and the fun part is, it is not rectangle, but it is really the skyline:

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Also from my brother: A William Shatner DVD! It callts itself "collection" but there are only two movies on it: "Free Enterprise" and "Groom Lake". At least they include the English language, I wouldn't have wanted to watch in German.

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A placemat - my brother got the same with an hedgehog:

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A calendar with lovely animals:

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Bed linen with New York skyline. With all those New York gifts this year - how did they know that I plan to fly to New York whenever John does a concert there? ;)

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A new pyjama:

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One of my favorite gifts - my mother knows me really well. Little London and Paris tree decorations - aren't they cute?

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A plush teddy and a straw racoon from my grandmother:

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A sleeping mask from my brother:

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Breakfast board, for my ever growing cow collection

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A Shaun the sheep pencil, and a sheep for my eraser collection

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Small buckets and garden tools for my figures - I already used the little rake today for the Zen garden!

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A keyring suricat and a light tower. I love all things that have to do with the sea, and shells etc. From my travel to the North Sea in Summer, I got my mother two seals lying on beach towels in return.

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The snowman is a small clothespin, if you look carefully, and the reindeer is actually a nail file!

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A light bow from my brother:

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True to its name, it lights up (I used this and other things today to light out an action figure scene. Very versatile stuff LOL)

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This guy sadly had lost an arm without my mother realizing. I'll have to see what I can do about it. Nothing a bit of Milliput can't fix I guess.

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I used to have a wonderful snowglobe which played three Christmas songs, sadly it leaked and I had to throw it away. So I got a new one and I really like it. It is a music box and plays "We wish you a merry Christmas":

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The snow is so small, it stays in the air for very long and looks beautiful. Not like those cheap snow globes where it all falls down at once.

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This guy is from my brother - not sure whether it's a dog or a reindeer?

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One can always use Tempos / paper handkerchieves:

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An angel from my grandmother:

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And that's Omi herself:

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And I forgot the golden deer I also got. The two trees I bought yesterday in addition in our flower shop. They fit lovely together!

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And this guy I bought for myself, because I liked him so much. There were three different kinds, the other two were red and had different stuff with them:

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Look at all the nice details!

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Tags: christmas

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