This year I invited myself along to the Christmas goodies cook up at my cousin’s house. We were making all the balls; chocolate, apricot and rum. Bec had baked some cookies and we were going to ice them. Christmas cooking fun. So what perfect photos to add to my annual merry Christmas post. I hope you enjoy those, but first, let’s do this thing!

From us to you, I want to wish you all the wonderful things there are. I wish you love and laughter. I wish for you true friends and a gracious, welcoming family. I wish for good times and faith in the bad times. Faith that people are basically good, faith that you are loved and hope that one day will be brighter.

To those grieving this Christmas, which there are a few of you, whether it be new or old, I hope you find some space to heal, or some quiet to just be with those feelings for a while. I really, really hope for peace for you. Know that others share your experience if not the exact one you’re having, a version of it. I think there is comfort in that. There is for me, perhaps there is for you too.

Now get out there tomorrow and enjoy yourself. I’m spending the morning at the beach before sharing lunch and dinner with my family. I plan to enjoy some beverages, the pool and the squeals of delight from my niece and nephew {and let’s face it, my sister too} as they celebrate with a joyful abandon most people could learn a lot from. Big love Sugers, thanks for sharing another year with us. M xo

And now, the photos.
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The end.
Merry Christmas!

 

  • Rach aka Stinkb0mb

    Merry Christmas my lovely. I hope you have a wonderful time surrounded by your loving family – you’re blessed beyond words there honey!

    xxx

    • http://sugercoatit.com/ Melissa Walker Horn

      Thank you Rach, I hope you had a lovely day. I am blessed. I’m aware and oh so grateful. Mwah. xo

  • http://twitter.com/myvintagechild Trudie Bristow

    Merry Christmas sweet I wish you guys the merriest of Christmas’s and a new year filled with all the blessings you dream of. Thanks for another wonderful year sharing your words, wisdom, heart and life and always being one to inspire and encourage and bail a non-techy girl out of a pickle. X

    • http://sugercoatit.com/ Melissa Walker Horn

      Thank you Trudie. You are so welcome. Not sure what I would do if not this. xox

  • Patrick weseman

    And to you also.

    It is Christmas down under and hope that you have a great day.

    • http://sugercoatit.com/ Melissa Walker Horn

      Thank you PAtrick. We had a great day. Pretty worn out now. Enjoy your Christmas!