I don’t have a recipe for y’all today, I have a wonderful recipe to share with you on Friday though so I hope you can forgive me for the lack of one today!
This year I am spending Christmas over in the US, I do this every other year – to spend the holidays with my best friend, Leah, and my second family. It sucks being away from my mum over Christmas, but that’s the problem with the two most important people to you living 4000 miles apart, you’re always going to be away from one of them! Alternating each year is the best way I can do it. Leah normally lives in the city (Atlanta) but recently she moved back in with her mum to save for a house. So we’re up here in the ‘burbs and as much as I love the city, it’s just beautiful up here. She has a beautiful house surrounded by woods and other beautiful houses, so I thought I’d share some photos with y’all because it really is just lovely
Let’s start with the outside shall we
The front of the house is gorgeous even in the winter when all the plants are sleeping. But to show you how lovely it looks when everything is green, here’s a photo from earlier in the year
The back of the house is perhaps even more beautiful
I don’t know if you can get any more festive than an outdoor fireplace draped with Christmas garlands!
There used to be a lot more woods out back than there is today, but it still looks and feels pretty secluded, like there isn’t another house for miles.
Now for the inside, it’s a beautiful house to begin with but it’s even nicer when decorated for Christmas!