I think because my focus is on food so much at Christmas I forget my other senses. The smells of the Christmas markets at work, the burning in my fingers when you come in from the cold, the Christmas songs. Oh the Christmas songs...the way they lift my spirits is amazing. The ability of a song to change the mood is transformative. But even I must admit to being tired of Slade and Wizard by January.
I am burning my Christmas Yankee candles again. At the moment it is Pine and Apple to celebrate the putting up of the tree (which WILL happen this week) and next I cannot wait to burn something good and spicy.