The Christmas Letter #WhatsTheStory #MagicMoments

By | December 1, 2013

It’s that time of year when children’s expectations are high and there is a flurry of whispering into Father Christmas’s ear and the writing of letters.

The Christmas Letter #WhatsTheStory #MagicMoments

This year, D has written her own letter. All by herself. This is a big achievement as she finds writing extremely challenging and will only either write under extreme protest or when she’s mega excited about something (eg. a birthday card).

The Christmas Letter #WhatsTheStory #MagicMoments

And here it is. It took most of Saturday to do and I’d written out the names of the toys in advance so it was a case of her composing the letter, asking for spelling help and then adding in the toys. The little decoration at the top was her idea too.

We’ve had so many years of buying something because she’d shown a vague interest and then it being ignored, it’s nice to know exactly what’s on her wishlist this year.

It now means I just need to do my bit, I’ve definitely got no excuse.

The envelope was addressed too and I need to make sure it goes into a letterbox in a shop that offers a reply service because she’ll be extremely chuffed to get a response.

I know how much effort she’s put into all that writing so extremely proud of her.

Linking up with #MagicMoments and #WhatsTheStory.

The Christmas Letter #WhatsTheStory #MagicMoments
The Christmas Letter #WhatsTheStory #MagicMoments
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Karen on 1st December 2013 at 9:25 pm.

That is quite an achievement ! Well done D, and happy shopping Jeannette 🙂


Jeannette on 4th December 2013 at 7:40 pm.

Thanks Karen, yes she amazed me with her letter. Extremely proud of her 🙂


The Reading Residence on 2nd December 2013 at 9:37 am.

A wonderful achievement, and I do like the extra touch of holly, too. Must be great to know just what she wants so you can please her this year too x


Jeannette on 4th December 2013 at 7:38 pm.

Thanks, yes it is. It’s a lovely time of year 🙂


Jaime Oliver on 2nd December 2013 at 10:10 am.

Yay .. now its officially Christmas and i so cant wait to see if she gets what she is wanting on her list!! 🙂

thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments x


Luci - Mother.Wife.Me on 2nd December 2013 at 10:58 am.

Awesome achievement – and loving her taste in nail polish too, I would like some gold nail polish for Christmas as well (not hinting or anything…!!) #MagicMoments


Jo Laybourn (Sit Still Monkeys) on 2nd December 2013 at 1:39 pm.

What a fab letter D has written..I hope she gets everything
she has asked for! #Magicmoments


Jeannette on 5th December 2013 at 4:23 pm.

Thanks Jo 🙂


Karen Bell on 2nd December 2013 at 2:51 pm.

Ah, what a great achievement! And she gets things she wants
too, fantastic! #WhatsTheStory


Jeannette on 5th December 2013 at 4:22 pm.

Thanks Karen, it was a fantastic achievement by her and I’ve definitely got no excuses this year for not knowing!


Kim Carberry on 2nd December 2013 at 7:06 pm.

Ohh well done D!! What a great list! So lovely x


Kriss MacDonald on 2nd December 2013 at 7:30 pm.

I love how she told Santa she wants colour!


Oana79 on 3rd December 2013 at 7:55 pm.

Oh, well done, little one, hope Santa writes soon! Linking in from Magic Moments.


Jeannette on 4th December 2013 at 7:36 pm.

Thanks, I think we’ve found a website where “Santa” will reply 😀


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