Christmas dinner by boxplayer

Christmas dinner

Chestnut and parsnip wellington. We made this last year but I cocked up the prep a bit so, though tasty, the presentation wasn't as good as it could be. I did better this year.

A bit of a lie-in - then the usual Christmas Day schedule. Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs breakfast with prosecco. Present opening with more prosecco and chocolates - lots of nice things - ivy earrings, 2 bottles of gin, perfume and more.

This went on a bit and we didn't start preparing dinner until gone 2, stopping for the Queen at 3. Was a touch fraught getting everything together - the wellington, roast potatoes, mashed swede and carrots, sprouts and broccoli.

Got a little armadillo in my cracker from Dave. Had a break after dinner and we watched The Queen and I which I'd recorded. Got ourselves stuck into the trifle before watching the Upstart Crow Christmas special. Mum got stuck into Eastenders after that and we retired early.

Ivy leaf earrings https://365project.org/boxplayer/extras/2018-12-25

25 December 2018
Walthamstow E17
That looks like a lovely feast!
December 27th, 2018  
That looks delicious.
December 28th, 2018  
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