Christmas in July Cookies

The weather outside is frightful….but the fire is so delightful….

And since we celebrate Christmas here in Australia often on 40 degrees Celsius days, the tradition came about to celebrate Christmas in July (our Winter) so northern hemisphere expatriates could enjoy Christmas celebrations in the brisk weather.

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Winter Cupcakes

It’s July.  And here in Perth, the temperature is plummeting.  Brrrrr!!

I used to love Winter.  The chilly nights, the rainy days, the gorgeous coats and knee high boots.  But now that I’m a mum of young children, I love the warmer weather.  Warm days mean fun outings to the beach, picnics in the park, laundry that dries in a flash and less sniffles and coughs.  Cold wet days means cranky kids (and cranky parents) stuck inside.  Boo :(.  (On a side note, I still love winter fashion:))

I’m missing the warmer days and sunshine.

Hey winter cupcakes…..you make me smile. 🙂

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