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

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

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Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

Is it even Halloween if you don't carve or decorate a pumpkin in some way?! It's a fun family activity... even if you are not a big fan of Halloween! Carving a pumpkin with a unique look can be quite tricky so why not paint a fun character design instead? Painting can also be a… Continue reading Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

Activity ideas, Events & Party Planning

5 perfect night in ideas

A cosy night in with friends can be just as much fun as a wild night out, especially as the colder nights draw in. Sometimes, you would rather just chill out at home with friends where you can actually talk to one another properly! Have you ever tried to catch up with someone in a… Continue reading 5 perfect night in ideas

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20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays

Summer doesn't feel that long ago but here we are approaching the next school holidays! It may not be as warm now that we are in to Autumn but there is still plenty of fun things you can do in the October holidays.  With Christmas also fast approaching, you may be concerned about spending money… Continue reading 20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays