Monday, 10 December 2012

Advent calender blog hop

Hi every one :)
Its time for another Blog Hop arranged by Jo  this time the Advent Calender Blog Hop with the theme "Stocking, Sack or Something else?"  So here is my Christmas photo and then I shall tell you my answer ..lol

My Christmas ornie display some given and some are stitched by me :)

Ok my answer is Stockings ... as small children, we had stockings hung on our door handles  my sister and I , which we found usually at 5.00 am full of wonderful goodies for us individually wrapped and at the bottom was a satsuma and some gold coins :)  this kept us quiet until it was time to get up properly ....
I have continued this tradition but my DD's don't like satsumas ..lol and also we hung a stocking up for our "boys" and Master Bentley will be having is own this Christmas too ... so that Santa Paws can come and visit him heheheh ;0)
happy Blog Hopping :)
love mouse xxxxxx

32 comments:

Beth said...

What a great display of Christmas ornaments Michelle!

Nicola said...

I remember getting satsumas and nuts when we were children. A beautiful display Mouse.

Myra said...

What a gorgeous display of ornies!

Margaret said...

Ok, I'm totally distracted by your display of Christmas ornies. Fantastic!!

gracie said...

Terrific display!

April said...

Mouse, Your Christmas Ornie Display is Beautiful!!!

Barb said...

What a wonderful collection of Christmas ornaments.

Anne said...

Ooooh Michelle! I love your little collection of ornies!! Aw, I'm glad Master Bentley is getting his own stocking! Titus is too :D I love waking up and opening the stocking presents first and always loved getting my chocolate!! Satsumas....those are oranges yes?!

Hugs and snuffles from me and Titus :D

Annette-California said...

What a beautiful basket of ornaments. Such great eye candy:)
love Annette

Michelle said...

Hey Mouse me and my sister always had a stocking full of little wrapped presents with gold coins, nuts and a satsuma at the bottom - it must have been something they did back then. It used to pacify us until we went downstairs to see if Santa had been! Happy memories x

butterfly said...

Lovely display of ornaments.
I use to love putting my girls stocking up each year .
It take's me back to when I was a little girl ,a great big pillow case with a few little gifts at the bottom and some nuts and fruit, those were they days no rushing around because we had no money to spend , but we were so happy, hugs.

Christine said...

Your ornaments are lovely. Stockings definitely seem to be winning this battle.
I remember getting a satsuma in mine when I was a child too

Julie said...

Such a pretty Christmas basket of goodies.
I hope Mr Bentley has been really good and santa spoils him ... i'm sure he will!

Chris said...

Your ornament display is gorgeous!
What a lovely holiday tadition.

Wendy said...

wow, what an amazing box of ornies!!

My parents used to do the same for us, a stocking in our bedrooms to keep us quiet until at least 5am!!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Gorgeous basket of ornies! I have asked for a basket and/or bowl to keep mine in as a Christmas present. I just need a few more ornies to put in it then!

Carol said...

Had to look up "satsuma"--had never heard that word before!! Love your collection of ornaments, Mouse--all so cute!!

Lesleyanne said...

A beautiful display of ornaments.

Shirlee said...

Beautiful stitched pieces! I love stocking too : )

Siobhán said...

What beautiful ornaments!! Duffy gets visited by Santa Claws, too, though we usually have to hide the squeaky toys shortly after he opens the package! LOL

Catherine said...

How beautiful!! Love!!!

Rachel said...

Absolutely beautiful display of ornaments!

Linda said...

Such a gogeous collection of Christmas ornaments.

Elaine said...

Beautiful display off Ornaments Mouse!
Too funny I have exactly the same tradition passed from myself and my brother to my own two little elves. Hugs!

Kerryp77 said...

Oh my!!! that is one basket of treasure. All so beautiful too x

Vickie said...

Fabulous display Mouse. I loved learning a little more about you. ;)

Carolyn said...

Michelle,
Those are some gorgeous ornaments. Thanks for sharing your story with us!

Janet P said...

I too had an orange and also nuts in my christmas stocking.

Chaucer's Aunty said...

WOW what a STUNNING display!!! How lovely!!! Laura x www.strawberrymousecrafts.wordpress.com

Andrea said...

Love the display, very festive.

Topcho said...

Oh dear, so many gorgeous ornaments! Such an impressive collection! I can't even pick a favouritem, because they are all wonderful!

TinaTx said...

Beautiful collection!
Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!