November passed me by before I could join in with Styling the Seasons. It really flew by. And not for good reasons, either. Over the past three weeks, it seems like at least one of our household has been ill at any given time. Spare moments have been scarce and priorities shuffled. I think I spent more time dispensing Calpol than I did sleeping. Yes, Father Christmas, forty winks is right at the top of my wish list if you could oblige, Sir. But now it's December and with the pouring rain thwarting this afternoon's adventures, my littlest and I popped Elf on in the background and got to work decorating the fireplace instead.