Elves celebrating 28 doughnut days!

Today, Victoria is celebrating a quadruple doughnut day – and the 28th double doughnut day in a row! In other words, over the last 24 hours Victoria has had zero active COVID-19 cases, zero new cases, zero COVID-19 deaths and zero cases with an unknown source....

Santa vs Yule Queen

What a fun Christmas battle! In two books by Aussie Jessica Townsend, the city of Nevermoor celebrates Christmas Eve with the annual Christmas Battle! Santa and the Yule Queen take turns to do magical things to see who can outdo the other – if Santa wins, all...

More spoons of happiness!

I love Spoonville and have been happy to see more of them popping up as I go on walks around my area and from others sharing their local Spoonville images with us. Hmmm, maybe I should create a Christmas Spoonville! Anyway, I couldn’t resist sharing some updates...

Christmas monopoly!

Last weekend I had the chance to play Christmas Monopoly with a friend who loves Christmas at least as much as me! We had a lot of fun playing it and being amused by the Christmas elements of the game. What is Christmas Monopoly? So it’s all basically the same...

Is your Santa black?

With the exception of Zwarte Piet (Black Peter – Saint Nicholas’ companion in Holland), nearly all images of Christmas characters are white. While I think it is ok to have a specific character be any particular colour/race/religion, there is no need for...