Merry Christmas One and All

After much soul searching, worrying and general stress (all self-inflicted) I have decided to go to Rome for Christmas. I have decided to give myself permission to feel sad if the need comes upon me, to politely duck out of something if I need to be alone and to enjoy what I can without feeling guilty about doing so.

I’ve also decided to leave my laptop at home so I’ll be away from my blog and all of you guys for the next couple of weeks. I’ll miss you all and I hope that, whatever you are doing, you have the best Christmas you can possibly have and that the New Year brings you what you most desire. In my (almost) year of writing drivel on here I’ve realised that there are some really, truly wonderful people out there in blogging land so, along with seasonal best wishes I wanted to give you my thanks….for everything :O)

Love and hugs to you all

Lisa xx

  44 comments for “Merry Christmas One and All

  1. blindzanygirl
    December 22, 2018 at 8:48 am

    Live and hugs back Lusa.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Dodge
    December 22, 2018 at 9:16 am

    Be happy, be sad, be you. Enjoy the break, enjoy Rome. When today’s world can’t stop a drone closing an airport for two days marvel at the skills and vision of those ancient Romans.
    Love from us both xx

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    • December 22, 2018 at 9:19 am

      Thanks Dodge – you’re right those Romans were pretty awesome ;O)
      I’ll be me – promise. Much love to you both and look forward to seeing you at some point next year xxx


  3. December 22, 2018 at 9:34 am

    It sounds a wondeful decision. You will be missed but I hope you find depth and peace during your sojourn..we will be waiting to hear about it when you get back. MERRY CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS LISA. πŸ’–πŸ’•πŸ’–πŸ’•

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    • December 22, 2018 at 12:59 pm

      Thanks Deborah, look after yourself and have a great Christmas and New Year 😊 xx

      Liked by 1 person

  4. December 22, 2018 at 11:06 am

    Merry Christmas, lot’s of love and happiness πŸŽ…πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸ’–πŸ˜‡

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  5. December 22, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Have a great vacation. Happy holidays

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  6. December 22, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Thanks Lisa. Have a relaxing break. Eat a bit too much, drink a bit too much, laugh until your sides hurt, and don’t forget to pack the zapper! Love and hugs. 😘

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    • December 22, 2018 at 2:51 pm

      Zapper packed just in case and, for tte rest I’ll give it my best shot πŸ˜‰ love and hugs back at you 😘


  7. December 22, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Have a wonderful trip.

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  8. December 22, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Have a great time and don’t look back. Unless it’s me hollering for you to wait up while I drag along a picnic basket and a bottle of wine… πŸ˜‰

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  9. chasing28dreams
    December 22, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Nice!! Keep it up πŸ’•..please check my page as well πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ

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  10. December 22, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    Merry Christmas! Enjoy the Eternal City!

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  11. December 22, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    Love and hugs back.
    Enjoy your break, we ll be waiting to hear about itβ€οΈπŸŽ„

    Liked by 1 person

  12. December 22, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    Merry Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. December 23, 2018 at 12:32 am

    Rome at Christmasβ€”what could be better! Enjoy, and have lots of pasta!

    Liked by 3 people

    • December 23, 2018 at 6:45 pm

      Yes it’s beautiful and there will definitely be lots of pasta..well just lots of food. Last year there was 11 courses for lunch and then a two hour break before we started dinner πŸ˜‚

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  14. December 23, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    I’m glad you’ve made a decision and I hope you can have the best time possible. This time of year can be so challenging – Definitely remember you’re entitled to say no, take a break and duck out whenever you need, no questions asked. Prioritise your own needs and self-care. Wishing you the best Christmas possible, take care of yourself Lisa πŸŽ„
    Caz xxxx

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    • December 24, 2018 at 1:51 pm

      Thanks Caz, your kind words are much appreciated. Have a super Christmas 😊 xx

      Liked by 1 person

  15. December 24, 2018 at 1:59 am

    Rome has been called ‘The Eternal City’ – the perfect place to spend Christmas. Have a wonderful time! XXX

    Liked by 1 person

    • December 24, 2018 at 1:52 pm

      Thanks Lorna hope you have a great Christmas too 😊 xx


  16. December 24, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    Happy Christmas, kid! Hope it was delightful!

    Liked by 1 person

    • December 25, 2018 at 9:22 am

      Thanks Tom. The day has only just started here but we had dinner for 20 last night and a lovely time had by all. Hope you had/are having a lovely day 😊 XX

      Liked by 1 person

  17. December 25, 2018 at 8:05 am

    Merry Christmas

    Liked by 1 person

  18. Boo
    December 26, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    Mental health is important. I should join you…..

    Liked by 2 people

  19. Melissa Gerke
    December 29, 2018 at 9:24 am

    Wow! Rome for Christmas! How amazing. Did it snow? I’d love to see a white Christmas and have mulled wine. I hope you had a lovely time Lisa.

    Liked by 1 person

  20. January 2, 2019 at 10:26 am

    Happy New One.

    Liked by 1 person

  21. January 3, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    I hope you’re having a wonderful trip

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 3, 2019 at 6:21 pm

      I am thanks Billy and hope you’ve had a good Christmas too. Back home tomorrow and catching up with the blogging world Saturday, looking forward to reading what everyone has been up to. Cxx

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