Merry Christmas! December 25, 2012 By Karen Andrews 3 Comments Hello! You are welcome to subscribe to my updates for free. Happy reading! This photo was taken yesterday afternoon after a big water fight at my grandparents farm – we’re happy and surrounded by loved ones, which is all I could ask for at this time of the year. Oh, and we’re soaking wet too! Earlier on I’d sent my annual email to all the commenters since last Christmas with the tally for this year’s Christmas Card Challenge – if you’re one of these people and haven’t received it, perhaps check your spam filters. Sometimes they end up in there. Anyway, the donation count is well over the $200 mark and this will head to the Starlight Children’s Foundation in due course. Have a happy and safe holiday season. I’ll be back later. x Karen AndrewsKaren Andrews is the creator of Miscellaneous Mum. This is one of the most established and well-respected parenting blogs in the country and is a two-time finalist in the Best Australian Blogs competition. She is also an author, award-winning writer, poet, editor and publisher at Miscellaneous Press. Is an exercise junkie (when she finds the time). « 5 Non-Fiction books for Christmas 2012And The Winner Is… »Comments Pauline says December 26, 2012 at 7:06 pm Have a great Christmas, see you next year! Reply magpie says December 27, 2012 at 4:18 am Heh. In a fit of madness, I gave a number of children (including my own) a water balloon kit – it has a gizmo that makes it easy to tie a knot. Of course, my kid wants to play water balloons now – and because we are north of the equator, it is NOT POSSIBLE. I suppose it’s my own fault for handing out weather inappropriate gifts. (Love your comments > gifts policy.) Reply D.Paul says December 28, 2012 at 2:31 am Lovely pic, Karen. There’s some great holiday spirit in it. We were thinking about a water balloon fight, but then realized it was about 30 degrees and didn’t want to risk the Yuletide hypothermia. But it looks like you guys had a great time. Merry belated Christmas. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.