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 …

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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 …

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My Christmas Wish list

My Christmas Wish list At this time of year millions of children will start writing their letters to Santa or compiling Christmas wishlists and it got me thinking.  If I still wrote a Christmas wishlist what would I put on it?  What would I want all those little elves in the North Pole to be …

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Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

We started the big decorate yesterday, but won’t be properly done until the 17th December when the real tree arrives.  We just started early this year as we are hosting a Christmas party.  I love a Christmas decoration and buying a new decoration is a lovely way to spend some time.  Any reason to look …

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Advent Calendars

BLOGMAS Day One So it has officially begun;  the count down to Christmas and #blogmas.   I must be crazy attempting #blogmas as I wasn’t very good at #blogtober and have not prepared at all for this.  So no lessons learnt there!  It was quote fun though, to try to write to someone elses suggestions and …

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The top 5 best value toys we have bought EVER!!

As I have four children and a love of buying stuff I have bought a lot of toys over the years.  In fact our playroom looks much like a playgroup or nursery as there are just so many toys.  So after 11 years of parenting I feel well placed to tell you about the best …

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16 Top Tips for preparing a family Christmas

16 Top Tips for Preparing a Family Christmas Christmas is coming whether we like it or not and preparing a family Christmas with 4 kids is no small undertaking. In fact it has become rather akin to a planning military exercise with seemingly endless research and coordination.  This is unless I want to be frantically …

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Christmas is on its way!

Christmas is definitely coming!

I am rather dismayed to even be thinking about Christmas in November as I do feel like it it is a bit early, but I have learnt over the years that if I don’t start early then I am a basket case by Christmas Eve.  I want to be drinking prosecco on Christmas Eve not …

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