Christmas Day In Dubai … Opening Presents & Brunch At Atlantis …

IMG_9719-1Hey everyone … sorry am posting a little later than usual this afternoon … spent the last couple days really trying to rest my leg as much as possible and it seems to be doing it a lot of good too … anyway I’m here to quickly share some photos and stuff from Christmas Day … we had a lovely relaxed day with the family and it was nice to have my whole family here for Christmas this time round …

_MG_0663-1 IMG_7158-1We started the morning with cups of tea and opening presents …

_MG_0673-1My Dad wondering if these are all just for him …

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Me and my sometimes nutty family …

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I have to say while it looks like a lot of presents there is a good amount of stuff on that table that are things I ordered for myself ages ago and Perry rather than giving them to me when he got back from London decided that he would wrap them up too …

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Perry’s family actually hid Perry’s stocking in the spare room under the mattress for my Mum to find so she could use his actual stocking that he’s had since he was little …

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My Dad and Brother loved their presents too … its still kind of funny seeing them in knitwear while sat around in shorts and t-shirts …

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My Mum absolutely loved her shawl …

IMG_9719-1The obligatory family Christmas Jumper Selfie …

IMG_7172-1 IMG_7165-1 IMG-20141225-WA0006-1We ended up doing the Saffron Christmas Day Brunch again this year too … it was really good and even in a wheelchair it wasn’t all that bad getting around … although I did spend a lot of the time sat at the table while everyone else ran round to get me things …

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Cracker time … we ended up getting about 4 pairs of tweazers?!?!? a pen and one half of a pair of cufflinks .. I have to say it was rather random …

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The desert selection was a good as ever …

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Then the shots of tequila arrived at the table … along with my Mum and the pineapple pipettes …

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Told you my family can be a little nutty sometimes … but its all good fun …

IMG_7227-1 IMG_7232-1Perry and I ended up heading back after we were done at Brunch … my leg was getting sore and needed to get it elevated … but the rest of my family went for a wander around Atlantis to see the hotel properly before they came home …

All in all a lovely way to spend Christmas Day … no one had to worry about overcooking a turkey and everyone got to eat whatever they fancied … best way to do it I think …

Anyway that is it for today … hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying a relaxing time before the start of the New Year …

Till next time …

Mina X

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