Blogmas, Family Fun

Blogmas: Christmas as a Mum

Christmas is a pretty different experience once you become a parent... In a good way... Perhaps a little more stressful but definitely also more enjoyable! The magical celebration aspect of Christmas comes back... You now get to see Christmas through the eyes of a child. It's a totally different perspective and a rather lovely one.… Continue reading Blogmas: Christmas as a Mum

Activity ideas, Blogmas

Blogmas: 10 Elf on the shelf ideas

As previously mentioned in our 12 posts of Blogmas we have had our elf on the shelf tradition for the last 3 years. We really enjoy it. We share some of our elf activity ideas with you in today's post: 1. Dress up as a spaceman using tin foil 2. Suggest a movie sleepover in the… Continue reading Blogmas: 10 Elf on the shelf ideas

Blogmas, Family Fun

Blogmas: 12 good deeds of Christmas for all the family

'Tis the season to be kind and charitable! 🎄 The festive season is the perfect time to complete some good deeds and acts of kindness for others. It is something you can get all the family involved in. Last year, Nathan's elves brought him a '12 good deeds of Christmas' challenge to carry out in the… Continue reading Blogmas: 12 good deeds of Christmas for all the family

Blogmas, Family Fun

Blogmas: Festive would you rather?

We are back for our 12 posts of Blogmas number 3!  When we were putting up our Christmas decorations we found a little question game that we bought last year. It was a festive themed 'Would you rather?' which we had fun playing so thought we would make some of the answers in to a… Continue reading Blogmas: Festive would you rather?

Activity ideas, Blogmas

Blogmas: Our thoughts on Elf on the shelf

I'm sure you have all heard of Elf on the Shelf as the tradition has become popular for families over the last few years. This is our 3rd year with elves but I would say we don't stick to all of the original 'rules' of the tradition. This post shares my thoughts on the elves… Continue reading Blogmas: Our thoughts on Elf on the shelf

Activity ideas, Family Fun, Reviews

Review: Owlet Press Children’s Books

What better way to spend a cold November evening than snuggled up with your little ones reading books! So, when we were kindly sent two books from Owlet Press last week, we were pretty happy! "The Christmas Next Door"  by T.A Creaser & Samuel Langley-SwainA heart warming story of a family Christmas that begins with… Continue reading Review: Owlet Press Children’s Books

Activity ideas, Events & Party Planning, Lifestyle

15 ways to celebrate your birthday as an adult

When you're a child your birthday tends to be a big occasion filled with presents, balloons, cake and party games, organised by your family. As an adult though sometimes the day can go by fairly unnoticed. Perhaps it's because getting older seems to get less exciting after 21! I personally love my birthday time! I… Continue reading 15 ways to celebrate your birthday as an adult