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Speed Cleaning: 5 Minute Housework Tasks

It’s January, all the festivities are over, and your house could do with a good clean now the decorations are safely packed away. Trouble is you’re back to work and the last thing you want to do after a long day is spend your evening cleaning, right? I know the temptation is to just pretend… Continue reading Speed Cleaning: 5 Minute Housework Tasks

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6 Ways To Beat The January Blues

There are many reasons why January is the bleakest month of the year, namely the anti-climactic feeling left behind after the festive season.  After the drawn out build up that now precedes Christmas, it’s easy to understand the feeling of emptiness left behind once the decorations are safely packed away and all that looms ahead… Continue reading 6 Ways To Beat The January Blues

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Christmas Eve Family Night In Essentials

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, that day when excitement and anticipation have reached a fever pitch. Parents everywhere are trying to keep the kids as calm as humanly possible whilst trying to finish all the last-minute preparations. Needless to say, by mid-afternoon you’ll certainly have earned a chilled-out evening and what better way to spend it… Continue reading Christmas Eve Family Night In Essentials

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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

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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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Top Picks: Ladies Festive Jumpers 2018

Over the last ten year or so Christmas Jumpers have become the must have piece for the festive season and to be honest I’m not sure how or why this tradition started. I think initially a lot of people joined in with the trend in an ironic ‘old man style’ way, however now you can… Continue reading Top Picks: Ladies Festive Jumpers 2018

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10 Ways To Get Into The Christmas Spirit

Christmas is looming, it’s only two weeks until the big day, but that’s not to say everyone is feeling in the festive mood. December can be a pretty stressful time, leaving you feeling decidedly lacking in Christmas spirit, but fear not there are loads of things you can do if you need an injection of… Continue reading 10 Ways To Get Into The Christmas Spirit

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Festive Traditions: Blogger Edition

As a massive Frozen and Disney fan I was over joyed last year when Olaf got his very own short movie, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure and it didn’t disappoint. Olaf and Sven’s mission in this animation was the inspiration for this post as it sees them head out to seek a holiday tradition for Anna and… Continue reading Festive Traditions: Blogger Edition