Christmas means MOVIES! There are so many to choose from and everyone has their own favourites that must be watched year in year out. I’d like to think as a massive movie and Christmas fan I have seen my fair share of those on offer so I set myself a challenge to whittle them down… Continue reading Our Top 10 Christmas Must Watch Movies!
Reading is an integral part of who I am, it’s been a passion since a very young age and I have always been keen to pass that same love onto my children. Having three children of different age groups we now own a rather large collection of bulging bookshelves, however I am always looking (and… Continue reading Choo Choo all aboard the Alphabet Train!
I’m not really sure when it suddenly became trendy to wear Christmas jumpers, but in the last few years it has become everyone’s staple must have wardrobe essential for the festive season. There are a vast variety of styles available from the classy and subtle to the bonkers ‘out there’ kind meaning there really is… Continue reading Bad Taste Christmas Jumpers!
A mere stone’s throw from Lake Windermere in the small picturesque town of Ambleside is Hayes Garden World, which you could be forgiven for driving past not giving it a second glance. Its façade isn’t particularly impressive, nor does it appear very big, but this is certainly not your average garden centre by a long… Continue reading Cumbrian Christmas – Hayes Garden World!
Being a newbie blogger I am thrilled to have been tagged by the lovely Emma @bookinggoodread for the Blogger's Tribe Christmas Tag. I adore Christmas and consider myself a real Christmas Nut - I drive my family crazy talking about it! - so these questions are right up my street! I'm really getting into the… Continue reading Bloggers Tribe – Christmas Tag
Everyone LOVES candles don’t they?? Well I definitely do although having a little one in the house again has meant that I don’t burn them as much as I would like to for safety reasons! There’s nothing better though than on a winter’s night shutting the curtains and lighting a candle to snuggle on the… Continue reading Aldi Winter Candle Review- Gift Idea!l
When Natasha Mockett from Write My Name asked if I would be willing to try and review their new personalised handwriting practice book it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. My son, Leo, had just turned four and despite having a little interest in writing beforehand as his birthday had approached he became… Continue reading Learning has never been more fun!
Two of my greatest passions in life are books and Christmas so when Miriam Payne offered to send me a copy of her new book A Greyt Christmas Tail which combines the two I didn’t hesitate to agree. Having worked as a journalist for 15 years Miriam then made a career move into PR but… Continue reading A Christmas Tail with a twist!
I’m sure by now loads of you that have your Christmas tree’s decorated and I personally love nothing more than walking down the street admiring them glistening and shining from the windows- it gives me a such a warm Christmassy feel! Nowadays though I am also able get my ‘fix’ by simply scrolling through Facebook… Continue reading Our Tree Of Memories
It’s that time of the year again when those festive CD’s can be extracted from the back of the cupboard and dusted off for their yearly outing – although personally Christmas music starts in the car for me around August usually! There have been some questionable offerings of ‘Christmas’ music over the last twenty years… Continue reading Our Christmas Playlist