Merry Christmas everyone!!!! It’s finally here! That day we have all been preparing for and talking about for weeks has finally arrived and I hope you all have a wonderful day doing whatever makes you happy. I’m sure all the Mum’s and Dad’s out there will have been up at the crack of dawn like… Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!
Happy Christmas Eve everyone! We’ll make today’s blog short and sweet as I’m sure like us you’ll all be busy with last minute preparations and spending time with your loved ones. We thought we would share with you our usual Christmas Eve routine and we would love to hear what your routine and traditions are… Continue reading Christmas Eve is here!
There’s nothing better over the festive period than going to see a show or Panto with the family to get into the mood, however with Leo having only just turned four I was reluctant to book our local regional pantomime as I know from experience that it is rather long-winded! I was therefore delighted when… Continue reading Santa’s Christmas Wish
Thank you so much to Rachel for nominating me for The Liebster 2017Award, as a newbie blogger it means so much to have the opportunity to take part. Rachel and I started blogging at a similar time and she was a massive help to me when I set up my site. I love reading her… Continue reading 2017 Liebster Blogger Award
During the Christmas period one of our family ‘traditions’ is to play board games. We all love to play games together, but during regular weeks it just seems that we are so pressed for time this falls by the way side. We usually invest in a new game every year and of course there are… Continue reading Festive Traditions – Board Games
One of the many things we couldn’t imagine a Christmas without is the Radio Times special! This definitely harks back to our 80’s childhood when the only way to find out what was actually on television was to purchase a trusty TV guide every week. Despite having been a Sky and latterly Virgin customer for… Continue reading Festive Traditions – Radio Times
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!