And just like that it’s Christmas time.

2012 has been abundant – with opportunity, travel, growth and love. I’m wandering into the festive season feeling incredibly content and overwhelmingly blessed.

Thank YOU, for coming here, reading my words and leaving kind thoughts in return. I hope your celebrations are heartfelt and meaningful; peppered with decadent feasting, the clink of glasses and at least one skewiff paper hat.

Festive blessings lovely ones; may your Christmas be safe and joyous.


Favourite captures of my favourite people (top photo by Tim).

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  • Maisy Dee

    Merry Christmas to you and your gorgeous family.. I have LOVED reading your beautiful words this year and looking at stunning photos. All the best for the holiday season. Sam xxoo

  • mel @ loved handmade

    Merry Christmas to you and your family, Jodi! May 2013 bring all kinds of wonderful. Looking forward to joining in '52' for the first time next year..x

  • Amanda

    The merriest of Christmases to you and your precious family Jodi. I've loved visiting this space of yours which is so inspiring and uplifting and look forward to more of your lovely posts in 2013 xx

  • Fiona @ Brave New Vintage

    Merry Christmas Jodi. Thanks for all your lovely words here in Che&Fidel. And I too hope to join you for '52' next year. So inspired. blessings to you and your favourite people from me and mine. xx Fi

  • Dee

    happy christmas Jodi. i've appreciated your words and friendship this year. I'm so excited to see where 2013 leads your family xo Dee

  • Catherine

    It's been a pleasure coming by to read your words, to see your photos and be inspired. May Christmas bring with it much happiness, joy and fun and the 2013 be a wonderful one for you and your family. xx

  • Ruby Hoppen

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you Jodi, thanks for writing and snapping photos for us all to look at and read, yours is one of my favourite places to visit xx

  • Maxabella

    I've so enjoyed getting to know you this year, Jodi. I look forward to seeing what's in store in the new.

    Best wishes for a lovely time ahead for you and your family. x

  • G

    Gosh you've got some beautiful people around you! Lovely pictures, lovely sentiment .. see you in the new year xx

  • Greer

    Merry Christmas to you and your lovely people, Jodi. It was so nice to meet you this year. Looking forward to reading along and joining 52 in 2013. Greer x

  • Za

    Merry Christmas Jodi and your gorgeous family. I've enjoyed reading your blog this year. I look forward to reading your blog next year. Have a safe break. xo Za.

  • aluminiumgirl

    May the wonder of the King that is born, a wordless baby, bring peace and joy to you.
    Thank you for sharing.

  • Ingrid Seedsman

    Merry Christmas and Happy Days to you and your beautiful family. Look forward to reading more of your inspiring words in 2013 !
    Ing, Eden , Ryder and bubba Willlow xxxx

  • Katie and Reuben

    Merry, Merry Christmas to you and your lovely family Jodi. May the next few weeks be sweet and slow, and the new year full of joy.

    Katie xx

  • Jenny M

    Thank you for your thoughtful words and gorgeous photos this past year. Wishing you and your family a peaceful and relaxing Christmas.

  • Pink Ronnie

    Wishing you and your family the most wonderful Christmas Jodi. So happy to have discovered this beautiful space of yours this year.
    Ronnie xo

  • jackieb

    Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year ….. it's been great being able to keep in touch with you through your blog and watching Che and Poet grow up! Hopefully we will be able to visit again soon !! Lots of love Chris & Jackie xx

  • Olga Dossa

    Wishing you all a very special Christmas. Looking forward to seeing all your adventures in the new year.

  • Dilan Dilir

    so pretty photos:)

  • Smykolandia

    Marry Christmas for you and your familly. I am waiting for beatiful posts in 2013!

  • Katie

    And the same to you! This is such a lovely site to visit. Thank you for sharing.

  • Ann

    Merry Christmas Jodi!

    From our family to yours : )

  • Anna @ green tea n toast

    Happy Christmas to you all. I've loved visiting here during the almost-year that I've been blogging. Looking forward to following your journey again next year x

  • Claire @ Scissors Paper Rock

    And Merry Christmas to you and your family Jodi.
    Thanks for a fantastic year of sharing your words, your stories, you life. I'm looking forward to seeing what 2013 has for you, your family and this online space.

  • Iliska Dreams

    Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family. May is be filled with loved and laughter.


  • kristi

    merry christmas gorgeous one. x

  • Nikki Fisher

    Merry Christmas Jodi. Have a wonderful summer with your beautiful family. Its been a pleasure to work with you this year and watch Che and Fidel grow. Until next year x

  • look see

    Hope you lovelies have a lovely Christmas, Jodi! xx

  • Vanessa

    And merry Christmas to you and your family. I've really loved visiting this space of yours. Especially when your words match how I feel: incredibly content and overwhelmingly blessed. So good to feel grateful. x

  • little wild moose

    Merry Christmas Jodi! It's been lovely watching your amazing year unfold. I can't wait to see what 2013 brings for you. x

  • dear molly

    Wishing you and your loved ones a safe and joyous Christmas Jodi.

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