Tag Archives: Christmas

A Double Dose of Christmas

This Christmas was unusual…even for the Soapbox family. Missy* our eldest daughter is a nurse working in Victoria.  She was scheduled to work over Christmas which meant that for the first time ever the Soapbox family was not going to … Continue reading

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The Traditional Christmas Blog

The Soapbox family, like your family, does not live in a Norman Rockwell painting. Our Christmas traditions run the gamut from Dolly Parton Christmas carols (don’t ask) to an amazing Christmas dinner prepared to perfection by his nibs, Mr Soapbox. … Continue reading

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Ode to the Smack Down Chocolate Orange – with apologies to the poet John Keats

John Keats’ poem Ode on a Grecian Urn was a flop when it was first published in 1819, largely because of the last two lines:  Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all ye know on earth, and all ye … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Soapbox Family

I love Christmas and the quirky Christmas traditions that have sprung up in the Soapbox household. The tradition I love the most is me not making the turkey dinner.  I was banned from the kitchen years ago after the safety … Continue reading

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