D´Box Simple Christmas Eve

Christmas is for Love, Peace & Giving...

Yes, that is our motto! But, the last one is not that important. We prefer to give to the needy rather than giving to ourselves. We, D´Nics feels that we don't really need more than what we have. So, pls come and join us on our Holy Night...

My Christmas Eve was with my Loving Family
At the dinner area...
Starting with the centerpiece...
I still can't get enough with white & silver...
Isn't it lovely with the edging of my treasures?
The more I look at the form, from flatwares to chargers?
ME like...
Cut crystal glasses symbolizes truth...
More white & more silver
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At Kitchen...
Simple and enough food was served
GH (great hubby),Big Kiddo & Lil Missy posed for "The Blog" §:-)
Simple Swedish Christmas Smörgåsbord
With Swedish sweets & Rice a´la Malta
And more inside the ginger house...
Hope you had a great Holy Day...
God Bless Us All..

Thank you all gorgeous ladies in blogsphere for coming and to say "hi" in Stockholm, whenever and whatever weather we have. Hope you keep coming back and enjoy the simplicity of the at D´Box.

5 Days b4 Christmas

Absolutely YULETIDE!!!

It's really amazing the year soon come to an end, when I heard Christmas TIME! Times flies so quickly and I don't realize that I am a year older? §;-)

In my part, as I said, no stress here. Well, me and my lil family will gather on the 24th. As usual, my big kiddo, who work as a chef at Arlanda Airport must work that day until 21hrs, so he will be joining us late... in a way. While his gf & son, will be at home earlier. The lil kiddie (daughter) is home having chillaxing time. She will move to south of Sweden on January 10th to study at Lund University, taking a Neuro & Cognitive Psychology. I am afraid that the house will be so empty now the kiddos are grown up and trying to create their own lives and family. As all of us do. Sad but true.

Therefore, it is wonderful to be with them in times like this. The feelings is remarkable. It feels like, I am visiting my parents. So exciting, although we met each other every now & then.

ANYWAYS, WEEK-END, WAS BONDING TIME...
We lit the 4th candle, symbolizes that Christmas is here...
18th December, snow came & our lawn was covered...
Her lazy looksTrying her dress she purchased in NYC and new lipstick, isn't she gorgeous?D`Nics putting up our Christmas Tree outside...
Simple decked with Christmas balls/ornaments & real snow will cover it soon...

THEN... WE ALL HELPED THE TABLE SETTING...
OMG! I had deleted some of the photos... but had some left §:-(
It was cold outside, so lil lady decided to have tea time...
So, I decided to create a white/silver motives then gathered what I have.
Symbolizes the cold winter day in Stockholm, am I right?
This tea set are inexpensive but shall I care the price? This is the only thing I can afford.
However, I find it so nice and elegant. Cool in it's own way.
The dinner plate areVilroy & Bosch as my charger.
Remember, we only have tea? But as plate addict, I laid whatever I see.
With a matching silver sallad dessert plates.
I am good in gathering blings, my centerpiece is a:
WHATEVAH IT IS... *wink
Then, things I forgot, that I didn't think they exist? Flatware resters!
They are from India & the silver glass are absolute CONRAN! purchased/UK
High-heeled cakeslicer is one of my inexpensive find!
I love this though? It's fun & I change the ribbon in every occassion.
The rester is a typical Asian appetif plate.
Just some shots for another angles...
This is D´Box Black & White Smooth Cake (now this was half)
We shared with our dear Mr. Handyman (electrician).
The half decked Christmas Tree hanging on our gazebo.
Garlands are tied around so the wind don't blow it away
A shot without flash on... hope to take some more photos.
Now, that it is full with snow. Love it...

Well, that was our w/end. We had a great time together. The last days of bonding alone with the lil lady is priceless. Both kiddos are my treasures and hope they know (guess, they are).

Hope you all had a great w/end like me. Enjoying & stressing preparing for the things you need on your/our tables and gifts to offer to your/our loveones. Whether it is cold or not, HAVE FUN and always keep HEART in place. BE SAFE, EVERYONE? GOD BLESS US ALL...

MERRY CHRISTMAS...
I am trying my best to join Lady M's TTT party...
Hope to visit her gorgeous blog with so much interesting & educational tips



Sta. Lucia @ D´Box on 3rd Advent

This is the 3rd Advent.

In Sweden, we have some Christmas tradion, the Nobel Prize/day is on December 10, we celebrates with a big bang. Then, today, is Dec. 13, Sta. Lucia (Saint Lucy Day). School children sings Christmas song & other carols offices. Dec. 11, was a Sta. Lucia concert in Ericsson Globe Arena and I was there to watched the magnificience concert. Love the Christmas songs/carols. It was so cozy to see a couple of thousands of burning lights. AWESOME
Photo courtesy Globe Arenas
This was the view of thousands of candlelights with all the kids singing
♥ ♥ ♥ MY WEEK-END @ D´BOX TO THE CONCERT♥ ♥ ♥
I started with Christmas underlay
Gathering the cutleries...
Silver & mirror cakestand
My Sta. Lucia procession...my way
Inside the glass cloché, this time I call "glass dome"
This is the real one, awesome
And I am continuing w/ the blings
It's freezing outha here... silver & white theme to honour Sta. Lucia
King of Winter w/ lil Christmas Pixie
This was our today's table for coffee break---
*Dishes, cups, heartshape bowls etc etc are from BRUKA*

HOPE YÁLL HAVE A GREAT W/END & WEEK AHEAD
"GOD BLESS...BE SAFE MY GORGEOUS PEPZ OF THE WORLD"
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