• Gift guides

    Children’s Christmas gift guide

    This post contains affiliate links, Any products with a * in the heading were gifted to me for free. For inclusion in this gift guide. All opinions are my own. Christmas is fast approaching and if your kids are anything like mine, they are busy planning what they would like. Christmas can be an expensive time that is why in my adult’s gift guide I wrote down some ways to save some money so make sure to check that out. I have a collection of different gift ideas to share with you that range in price. So, there will be something for everyone. Connetix Magnetic Tiles* I really like to…

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    AD Handprint Christmas cards which you can easily do at home with children

    AD :To be able to put these crafts together I was sent a voucher for hobby craft to purchase some craft items. Christmas this year is going to be a weird one for many of us. It’s made me reevaluate what Christmas is all about. The thought of not seeing some of my family on Christmas Day makes me feel sad. Christmas for us is about both mine and Jordan’s family coming together. Enjoying good food and just generally having a fantastic time. The way I have shopped this year has changed a lot also. I used to love taking one day off in December and going Christmas shopping with…

  • Blog entry

    So he actually asked me … we’re engaged 

    This time last week it was like any other Thursday or so I thought . No clue did I have that by the end of the day I would be engaged. Thursdays are always a busy day for me as I have to run around getting Ava sorted . Then take her to my moms and then go to uni which is nearly an hours drive . Whilst sitting at uni me and my friends were on the subject of weddings and engagements . To which I replied I have been with Jordan nearly 5 years now he is so laid back I don’t think it will happen any time soon…

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    Our first family Christmas lots to do and lots see

    This is a sponsored post with Vision Direct .Vision Direct have created a Christmas advert featuring Gizmo the pug. They also have some  Christmas competitions and games included in their festive countdown calendar. Christmas is such a magical time of the year and time to do things with family and friends and make memories to last a life time. This year I am really excited for Christmas. I think it because this year we have Ava . We can do all the fun Christmas activities like going to see santa and Christmas crafts. Decorating the tree was something we wanted to make into a family tradition. We wanted to make…

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    Quick Fixes To Transform Your Home This Christmas

    This is a collaborative post As the festive period approaches, you start the think about the ways you can transform your home. You might not be looking for big, costly pieces of work to do, but smaller changes that can make just as much difference to your living space. So, if you’re looking for quick ways to do that, you’ll find five key tips on achieving the same effect as a dramatic transformation with less of the stress. Some of these ideas are even budget-less, only requiring a bit of effort instead; making them perfect for a small home spruce this Christmas. Wash The Furnishings First things first, one of…

  • Craft

    Footprint Christmas cards that everyone can do 

    We have teamed up with The Mad House to join in with the kid made Christmas card series. After working in nursery’s now for many a years I have done a lot of different Christmas card designs . The designs that I think are the best for little ones are footprint Christmas cards. So I thought I would show you how to create these supper easy but effective Christmas cards. What will need to create your footprint Christmas cards. Paint ( black,white,red and brown), Paint brushes, Card, Sticky labels, Scissors, Felt pens, And of course Glitter !! What would a Christmas card be without glitter How to create your penguin…

  • Santa's set

    Arty apple personalied santa’s set : review

    As its Ava’s first Christmas we are wanting to go all out. Start as we mean to go on , Arty apple have sent us their personalised Santa’s set to help us with this. As soon as our order arrived and Ava started to explore it I was impressed. The products came in a lovely box which I’m hoping to reuse for a Christmas Eve box. I am one for packaging as its your first impression . Not only did it come in a lovely box the Santa’s set was wrapped in tissue paper with a cute little Arty apple sticker on it.   Both the stocking and the sac…

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    Christmas traditions what to do and where to start ?

    This year it’s our first Christmas as a family and I’m really keen to start some Christmas traditions. Where do you start what ones are best !! I thought I would put it to my fellow bloggers to give me some inspiration on what traditions we could start . The one that came up the most was the Christmas Eve box and I love the idea of this . Packed full of little treats to get both yourself and your little ones excited . We do Christmas Eve boxes for the little ones – new pjs, new christmas dvd, hot chocolate and a Christmas book. Treat breakfast on Christmas Day and…

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    Gift guide & giveaway : something for the kids 

    Christmas is fast approaching in a blink of an eye it will be here . So I have complied some awesome gifts for the kids that will keep them both entertained and also may help you with their behaviour . Totsup reward bus Christmas is such an exciting time of the year . Kids seem to bounce of the Celling as soon as December comes and it can be hard to keep their behaviour on track . Well Tots up have created a perfect way to help you keep the kids in check . The Tots up reward chart is easy and simple to use . The people magnets start…