Mince pie pin wheels and a festive film!

Had a rare day off today to do some final Christmas shopping, mainly the big food shop!

The weather was awful, I would much rather it be cold than throwing it down with rain.
My new favourite drink in the whole world to get warm is Chai Latte! I usually spend far too much in Starbucks on these. So glad I discovered this instant powder so I can enjoy them at home snuggled up on the sofa.

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Personally, I don’t think there is much better than snuggling up on the sofa with a Christmas movie, a cup of tea and mince pie. Throw in a cute kitty and I’m in heaven!

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When I have time I love to get baking. I much prefer homemade mince pies to shop bought because you get that fresh baked smell wafting wafting through the house. If you want to make some classy looking pin wheels in a hurry. All you need to do is cut puff pastry sheets into 10cm squares cutting slits from the centre into each corner. Place a tablespoon of mincemeat into the centre. I used a lovely cranberry and port one. Fold alternate corners into the centre and top with a star. After 20-25 mins in the oven you can sit on the sofa and watch your favourite festive film!

This was my movie of choice!

My top 5 Christmas movies.

1 – Elf
2 – Muppet’s Christmas Carol
3 – Love Actually
4 – Home Alone
5 – The Holiday

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What is your favourite Christmas movie?

What is your cat doing right now?

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I’ve had Eric for 2 years now and still he finds a way to make me laugh everyday. When I’ve had a bad day at work or I’m feeling rough he some how knows! If your a fellow cat owner you will know what I mean. They never fail to put a smile on your face!

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Most mornings I wake up this view. He likes to stand on my chest and miaow very loudly until I get up and feed him. If I don’t he will proceed to try and smother me.

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I always wanted an affectionate lap-cat and was lucky that Eric loves cuddles and attention. He adores snuggling up with me when I’m watching a movie and always shares the bed with us.

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He is a very vocal cat, everyone knows when he has arrived! When I’m giving him a chin rub he purrs so loudly you can hear it in another room!

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Everyone tells me I spoil him and there probably right! How do you spoil your kitty?

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What is your cat doing right now?

Lisa x