Friday, 24 December 2010

From Our House to Yours...

we'd like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!!!

It's Christmas Eve here in New Zealand tonight and I'm waiting for Santa to arrive.  The girls were very impressed to know that our country gets Santa's deliveries first. 

This Christmas is one that we won't forget, ever.  This Christmas two of our girls have the chicken pox.  Yesterday No.3 came down with them after high fevers, and today No.2 has them.  Poor little girls!  They are coping quite well really.  No.3 has them fairly bad but is sleeping well at night so it's more than managable.  Lots of pamol, anti itch medicine, cuddles and stories seem to be working a treat. 

Here are the girls tonight in their new Mummy made nighties (so they look respectible in their Christmas photos tomorrow!)  No. 4 is rather swimming in hers but at least she won't outgrow it in a hurry!

From the Red Gingham family, we would like to wish you a very wonderful Christmas Day, whenever yours arrives.  I hope you made it to where ever you were going safely.  Jolly snow aye?  Who'd have it at Christmas anyway??  Lots of love and happiness to you all and thanks for a wonderful year at Blogland.  Thank you all very much for your welcome visits to my place and your warming comments.  Have a great Christmas.  Love Sarah xxx

25 comments:

Posie Patchwork said...

Oh take care of yourself, my 4 got chicken pox (mercifully low doses as they were vaccinated) but i got shingles!! Yes, like everyone's weird old auntie, i got shingles, only i was like 30!!
Wishing you well, a Merry Christmas & plenty of anti itch remedies, love Posie

Deb said...

Merry Christmas, Sarah. Oh I am sure they will forget all about their spots and itchyness once Santa has been. Poor girls (and poor mummy!).

Wendy said...

Merry christmas! We've still got a whole day until Santa comes! I hope youre girls get better soon, Chicken pox is no fun.

PaisleyJade said...

Have a wonderful Christmas!

Love the nighties - clever you! Our kids had chicken pox one Christmas too so I feel your pain. ;)

Scented Sweetpeas said...

oohh love your ginger bread house, we made one in our house this week exactly like that - great fun! It is on my blog.

bboo to the chicken pocks, my 3 had it the other year really badly, it is a nasty illness :-( Hope that opening the presents distracts them from it a bit.

Have a fantastic time and take care. x

Serenata said...

Have a wonderful Christmas Sarah - hope the girls don't suffer too much.

Love and hugs :-)

**Anne** said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family and please say hello to your gorgeous girls who are suffering with the itchies. Poor little darlings. I'm sure you will all have a lovely time despite their discomfort.
Sending big squishy hugs,
Anne xx

Jille said...

Happy Christmas to you all Sarah! I do hope Santa is kind. Although our household is older we are also very excited and can't wait to hang up our stockings this evening!
Jille x

VintageVicki said...

Happy Christmas to you and your family Sarah - how lucky for you getting christmas first :)

We've just got up here (lie in) and already my boys are excited and there's 24 hours to go!!

Love Vicki

PS - tell Santa I've been good this year please ;)

Mandy said...

Wishing you all a not too itchy Christmas.
Hugs
Daisy xx

BLONDEDESIGN said...

Happy Christmas! From the UK. Kxx

Green thumb said...

My best wishes to your cuties, I hope they get better soon!
Have a wonderful Christmas!
xxx

Joan said...

Merry Christmas to all the Red Gingham girlies. (And I supposed to their dad/hubby, too!) I hope the chicken pox will be no more than a minor annoyance so that everyone can enjoy the day.

Maria said...

merry Christmas to you and yours Sarah xx

Beansieleigh said...

Oh Sarah, I'm so sorry to hear the girls' unfortunate dilemma at such this time of year!.. That just is NOT right! But they do look adorable in their beautiful new nighties, and I'm sure a visit from Santa is just the ticket in helping them to forget their troubles! I hope everybody's feeling better soon.. Wishing you and yours a blessed and very Merry Christmas! ~tina

Kirsty@Bonjour said...

Buggar! That's bad timing. Hopefully tonnes of Christmas cheer will help them through. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

crafts@home said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family

Heidi said...

My hubby said wow they have 4 girls I could never afford 5 woman in the house kudos to your hubby he said!!!I had to share, Merry Christmas sweetie!

Croap Queen said...

Merry Christmas Sarah
Poor girls - chicken pox isn't funny, but I'm sure the cuddles and stories are helping, as will Santa's visit :@)

Enjoy yourselves
Jo xx

Nadine said...

Merry Christmas!!! Sorry to hear you have had chicken pox in the house! We had a rather awful holiday about 2 years ago when all 4 had it... at least we have memories that we now laugh about... Love the nighties xxx

Mystica said...

A very Happy Christmas to you and your family.

Willeke said...

Merry Christmas to you all. The ginger bread house looks gorgeous and delicious too. I hope the girls get better very soon.

magpie chic said...

Your gingerbread house is just magnicicent. Please can you divulge the secret for keeping it all from collapsing in a heap? Mine always does!!!! I think people must use elephant glue LOL!!!
Happy Christmas sarah.
Luv Jacqui

Lisa said...

I love your gingerbread house Sarah.. it just delightful!! oh dear its your turn for the chickenpox!! Im glad you can get that out of the way.. I do hope the girls arent suffering too much... !! Merry Christmas.... Lisa

Meta said...

I found your blog through google and was attracted to it because of the name...red and gingham are two of my favorites also! I enjoyed looking at your quilts and hearing about your warm weather Christmas...here in Wisconsin we have a foot of snow on the ground and temperature of about 0 degrees Farenheit.