Christmas – deck the halls with boughs of holly

We all want our homes to feel magical at Christmas.  From our front doors to our hallways,  the Christmas table, and the star of the show (excuse the pun), the Christmas tree. Is there such a thing as a socially acceptable Christmas decoration?  Do you mind that Father Christmas is called Santa and that people have fake trees?  Or at heart are you an out and out traditionalist – glass baubles, no tinsel on the tree, candles, and stylish stockings hanging from the mantelpiece.  I think Christmas is a time to live and let live.  Each to their own.  It is the season of goodwill after all. Even if you choose to join the masses who now decorate the outside of … Read more