We got lots of Christmas cards:
And, look what Santa left us:
Around the same time as the Christmas card from her and Karma arrived, I got this card from Rita so I could see what she'd been doing with the gluing together of paper towels that had been used previously with paint, which she'd mentioned loads of times on her blog:
And my brother, Carl, sent me a camel:
I also had some money, and an audio copy of "The Lady of the Rivers" by Philippa Gregory. I don't have the others in the "Cousins' War" series, but the book - though listed as being the 3rd in the series - is the first chronologically, so the fact I don't have the others yet isn't a big deal; I can still go ahead and read this one without missing anything important.
My ratty girls, Skye and Star, were technically Christmas presents too, even though I'd had them over a month by the time Christmas arrived.