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Review: The Snowman Tour Live

This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the classic children’s book, The Snowman by Raymond Briggs*. Originally published in 1978 as a wordless picture book, its popularity saw it brought to life on screen in 1982 as a short film. Being born in the early 80’s, I can’t remember a Christmas without The Snowman and… Continue reading Review: The Snowman Tour Live

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Kids · Lifestyle

The Santa Express at Hayes Garden World

Last year, I published a post all about the Winter Wonderland created at Hayes Garden World, based here in Cumbria. It had been many years since we had visited, and it made such a lasting impression that we vowed to return this year. We decided to go the whole hog this time though and booked… Continue reading The Santa Express at Hayes Garden World

Books · Kids

Our Top 5 Christmas Books For Kids

The festive season is such a busy time for parents, often filled with school play’s, Christmas events and parties for the little ones. So, it’s a welcome relief to make some time to share a book or two together and with so many wonderful festive and Christmas themed story books on the market we’re spoilt… Continue reading Our Top 5 Christmas Books For Kids

Kids · Lifestyle

Crafty Kids: Handmade Reindeer Christmas Cards

When time allows I love nothing more than getting crafty with the kids and today I’m sharing our simple handmade reindeer cards. I really enjoy creating homemade cards with Leo to give to friends and family for any occasion and these simple, yet effective festive cards are fabulous. Making them together is a superb way… Continue reading Crafty Kids: Handmade Reindeer Christmas Cards

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Blog Tour: Scampy Doodle and the Reindeer By G J Barnes

Wow, I genuinely can't believe I've made it to day 16 of Blogmas, but here we are! For today's post I have the pleasure of taking part in the Blog Tour for the newly released festive kids book, Scampy Doodle and the Reindeer. Combining two of my favourite things, books and Christmas, I jumped at… Continue reading Blog Tour: Scampy Doodle and the Reindeer By G J Barnes

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Christmas Gift Ideas From What2Buy4Kids

Since January I've been proud to be a Brand Ambassador for What2Buy4Kids and in today's post I wanted to share some of my top picks from their site to help you with some Christmas gift inspiration. If you aren’t familiar with What2Buy4Kids let me tell you a little about them first…. What2Buy4Kids launched back in… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas From What2Buy4Kids

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Blog Tour: The Christmas Play Rehearsal By Sue Wickstead

December is finally here and for me it signals the start of my attempt to complete Blogmas - wish me luck! Day 1 and for today's' post I'm taking part in a fabulous book tour for children's book The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead. Massive thanks go to Rachel and of course Sue for… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Christmas Play Rehearsal By Sue Wickstead