From our family to yours


Christmas greetings from our family to yours

Christmas greetings to you all!

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you – to those of you who take the time to read my blog, those who ‘like’ my posts and leave me a comment, those who generously share my posts and those who interact so regularly that I now call you ‘friends’ despite having never met you in real life!

It’s been one of the best things about blogging – the meeting of like minded souls and the ‘click’ that just happens when reading someone’s blog.

Thankyou for your support and encouragement throughout the year. It can be lonely at times, blogging away when others don’t ‘get it’ and roll their glazed eyes when you try to explain the reason why you enjoy it so much. Your input has helped me enormously and I have benefitted greatly from reading your posts and learning new things.

2017 was a great year for Deb’s World and I look forward to continuing our friendship in years to come.

I saw this sign on a shop today and it made me smile: Christmas – the only time of year where you can sit in front of a dead tree and eat chocolates out of old socks!

Wishing you peace and happiness now and into the year ahead.

With grateful thanks and love!

Deb xx

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  One thought on “From our family to yours

  1. December 24, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Merry Christmas.

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  2. December 24, 2017 at 6:19 pm

    I’ve thoroughly enjoyed your blog Debbie and look forward to your posts in 2018. The quote made me laugh. When writing my post yesterday about our driftwood tree, I asked my husband about a title, he said “dead twigs in our lounge room!???” Merry Christmas to you and your family 🙂

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    • December 24, 2017 at 11:01 pm

      Thanks so much Ruth! I love your husband’s title, it fits right in!! All the best for the year ahead.

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  3. leannelc
    December 24, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    Happy Christmas to you and your family Deb – love the outfits btw x

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    • December 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm

      Thanks Leanne, my husband loves his Ho cubed shirt – he’s very mathematically minded!! All the best to you too x

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  4. December 24, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    Merry Christmas Deb to you and your family!

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  5. December 24, 2017 at 11:39 pm

    Such a cute photo. Merry Christmas!

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:43 pm

      Thanks Jodi, I love it too!! Wishing you a happy time together.

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  6. December 24, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Happpy Christmas!

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  7. December 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Back at you. Have enjoyed spending the year blogging with you as well. Happy Holidays.

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:42 pm

      That’s great to hear, there more to come in 2018!! Enjoy the holidays 🌞

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  8. December 25, 2017 at 1:11 am

    Merry Christmas to you Deb & yours! Fun photo!

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:41 pm

      Thanks a lot, it’s one of my favourites Christmas shot! All the best to you too 😊🌞

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  9. December 25, 2017 at 2:44 am

    Is that the cutest Christmas photo ever? Wishing you both a wonderful holiday season. Thanks again for the feature this year on your lovely blog. Very much appreciated.

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:41 pm

      Thanks so much Sue! I love this photo of us so much that I decided to recycle it again this year. Lovely having you on my blog 😊 all the best for the year ahead.

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  10. www.retirementreflections.com
    December 25, 2017 at 3:02 am

    Merry Christmas, Debbie – That is so true about many non-bloggers just not getting it. I have a couple of friends (one in particular) who radiate an intense look of fear anytime that the ‘B’ word is mentioned (and trust me, I don’t mention it very often). Their whole body language is “Sorry dear, they are not your real friends…and please don’t bore me with any details of why you love writing or blogging”. They then go on to speak about their Grandchildren for 17 hours straight (not that Grandchildren aren’t interesting…but seriously).
    Wishing you a fabulous year ahead….with many great posts and blogging connections to come!

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:40 pm

      Haha I love the comparison with comments on grandchildren!! Love you recent post and am so happy to be included. Merry Christmas Day to you all ❤️

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    • December 31, 2017 at 4:10 am

      I had a right laugh reading this 🙂 Especially when you mention that B word 🙂 Yes, trying doing our lifestyle and you can imagine the comments we receive from family and friends back “home”.

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      • January 1, 2018 at 8:40 am

        I’m so glad you enjoyed reading it Suz! We’re in a different world to other non-bloggers at times.

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  11. December 25, 2017 at 4:05 am

    Merry Christmas to you and yours Debbie

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  12. December 25, 2017 at 4:52 am

    Merry Christmas, Deb! I agree about non-bloggers not getting it. My best friend actually said to me, “Why would anyone want to read something like that?!” Ouch! But those who don’t blog also don’t understand the connections that exist among bloggers! Enjoy this wonderful holiday and wishing you a fabulous blogging 2018! ~ Lynn

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    • December 25, 2017 at 5:38 pm

      Thanks Lynn, I’m pleased to hear I’m not the only one that happens to! Looking forward to more blogging adventures with you in 2018.

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  13. December 25, 2017 at 6:20 am

    I absolutely agree with you Deb. I hope you have a wonderful day with your wonderful family today. Merry Christmas!! Xx

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  14. December 26, 2017 at 11:16 am

    I hope you had a lovely Christmas and I’m looking forward to reading your posts in 2018 xxx

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  15. December 28, 2017 at 7:28 am

    Merry Christmas! So short yet so powerful! It is so lonely, and our blogging community is so spectacular!!!

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  16. December 29, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Happy belated Christmas to you and yours… Have a blessed 2018 xxx From Simon’s Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  17. December 30, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Thanks Deb for keeping the blogging flags flying high….:)….it’s great to thrive and grow collectively in the community, knowing each other, and sharing and supporting each other……..wishing a very Happy New Year ahead….:)

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    • January 1, 2018 at 8:48 am

      I agree with you and wish you all the best for a productive and happy 2018. Thanks for being in my world.

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  18. December 30, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Happy Holidays to you and yours! Looking forward to your posts in the New Year!

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  19. December 30, 2017 at 9:22 pm

    Merry Christmas to you and your family. 🙂 May you’ll have a great year ahead.

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  20. December 30, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    I love your quote! And am pleased to be connected. Happy 2018

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    • January 1, 2018 at 8:47 am

      All the best for a great year of making more connections.

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  21. December 30, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    Merry Christmas and happy new year! Good luck for 2018, Debbie!

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  22. thebigmoneysaver
    December 31, 2017 at 12:47 am

    Thank you Deb. Wishing your family a Happy New Year filled with happiness, love, and everything in between!

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  23. December 31, 2017 at 2:51 am

    I hope you had a Merry Christmas and I hope you have a Happy New Year!

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  24. December 31, 2017 at 4:12 am

    Cute, actually very cute 🙂 A belated season’s greetings to you Debbie and the Mathematician, I thought I had wished you a Merry Christmas!!

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    • January 1, 2018 at 8:39 am

      Yes cute seems to be a word that is used quite often about me! The Mathematician and I are now home from the beach and have started the new year off well. Stay well 🙂

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  25. December 31, 2017 at 5:36 am

    I hope you had a great Christmas. I agree one of the best things about blogging is ‘clicking’ and discovering people that know where you’re coming from and what you’re all about. That feeling of not being alone, yet also being totally alone and out there for the world to see.
    I wish you a great 2018!

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    • January 1, 2018 at 8:37 am

      I had a lovely Christmas at the beach and am now back home getting into the new year. All the best to you for 2018 too.

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  26. December 31, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    Grateful for 2017 and looking for to an awesome 2018…..Wishing you and your lovely family a beautiful and happy new year..Cheers

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