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

Blogmas

Blogmas: An introduction and 12 things to look forward to in December

Happy 1st of December!  That came round quick, didn't it?! So, this is my first 12 days of Blogmas post. For anyone who may not know what Blogmas is - it's when bloggers create new content every day in the lead up to Christmas usually with a festive theme. As this is my first December… Continue reading Blogmas: An introduction and 12 things to look forward to in December

Travel & Days out

Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

This October holidays, we took a trip to St Andrews Aquarium for a fun family day out. We got the train to Dundee then a bus to St Andrews. The Aquarium is about 10 minutes walk from St Andrews bus station, so it is pretty easy to get to. The Aquarium is situated next to… Continue reading Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

Activity ideas

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

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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

Lifestyle

Experience more, buy less

Whether it be events I attend, events I organise, places I go, or family fun moments with my son I really am all about happy experiences. In this post I am discussing the happiness gained from experiences rather than material things and ways in which you can adopt this way of thinking in to your… Continue reading Experience more, buy less