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Drying Orange Slices for Christmas

A how to of drying orange slices for Christmas

Drying Orange Slices for Christmas Decorations I do love a bit of ‘making’ and ‘creating’ especially around Christmas time and although I love some glitz and sparkle getting a bit of something natural into my Christmas decorations and citrus fruits are just perfect for that as they not only inject a bit of colour, but […]

Christmas Jumper Day Snowman jumper

Christmas Jumper Day

13th December 2019 is Christmas Jumper Day Tomorrow is Christmas Jumper Day here and my kids are all excited to be able to wear their Christmas Jumpers into school.  I will also be wearing mine, but what is it all about?  Apart from all the fun and games why do we all wear our Christmas […]

Christmas Decorations 2019

Christmas Decorating Trends 2019

Christmas Decorating Trends 2019 There is no denying that Christmas is coming especially in my house where my children are actually already on count down.  I know many of you like to get organised early so this is my first look this year at Christmas. The timing is just about right as next week sees […]


Happy New Year #DreamTeam Bloggers Linky 139

Happy New Year and welcome to the #DreamTeam bloggers linky with hosts; me, Heather from Shank You Very Much  and Annette from 3littlebuttons. Firstly as we head towards the end of 2018 I wanted to say a big thank you to all of you who have joined in with the #DreamTeam linky this year and especially to those who […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year – Photo Blog

Happy New Year means something different to me now than it used to.  BC (before children) it meant parties and a cracking hangover, but now although drinks are definitely taken it is usually just the husband and I and a bottle of champs.  It may be different, but I wouldn’t change either version!  Happy New […]

silent night

Silent Night

It is almost Christmas Eve and there is no such thing as a silent night in this household…  With four kids under seven there may never be a silent night again and we certainly can’t get a sensible family photo, but there is certainly lots of excitement and happiness at this time of year.       […]


‘Term is Over’ – A Parody

For a while I thought that Christmas excitement was only for the kids, but then my kids started school and all of a sudden that long trudge of the autumn term gave me a massive reason to be excited too!  It is the most exhausting term for the kids and so for me too!  The […]

Fun Christmas Traditions for Families

 Christmas Traditions for Families I guess all families have their Christmas Traditions unless of course you are Elsa and Ana who seemed to be distinctly lacking in that department.  Is it is just us who has watched Olaf’s Christmas Adventure a million times? So how do you ring in the season?  Ill stop now honest….  […]

Christmas Blogmas

Christmas through the years

For day 6 of #Blogmas2018 the theme is Christmas through the years.   I am currently preparing for a Christmas party that we are hosting tonight so I am crazy busy and I am very late with this post!!  Still better late than never… I am just going to share some photos with you for this […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Boys

I have recently written about some of the Christmas Gift Ideas I had for my children and specifically my girls so this one is going to be focused on the boys.  The post contains affiliate links to the products I have already bought or am about to purchase.  Now of course lots of these gifts […]