I am a Christmas fanatic! So imagine my joy when I emigrated to Australia five years ago to discover that the Aussies celebrate the season not once, but twice a year!
Christmas in July is big news in the southern hemisphere and I believe it came about because many expats couldn't quite get used to the Australian December heat, preferring the cold wintry, snowy, weather of Europe that equates to the 'postcard perfect' quintessential look and feel of Christmas.
So Christmas in July was born! A time to celebrate yuletide while the weather is cooler! Winter in Australia is still mild compared to that of England... but oh what joy to celebrate Christmas all over again... and better still... to have all the craft magazines packed to the rafters with seasonal projects!
This leads me to my point... (yes there is one!).... if you are a festive junkie such as myself, you really must go and visit Barb at Barb's Creations. This generous lady has handmade a vast array of gorgeous Christmas goodies and is giving them away! Her creations are beautiful.
Just click on the button below to pay Barb a visit and enter her draw!
Ho ho ho... and... Good luck! :-)