Advent Calendars – Huge Choice Nowadays!

I can’t believe how much Advent Calendars have changed in recent years. The range of different calendars you can buy nowadays is huge. They’re not just for children anymore, either, like they were when I was young. Cardboard Advent Calendars I have 2 brothers and a […]

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This Year’s Must Have Christmas Toys…….

It’s October so it’s ok to talk about Christmas toys right?! My son, Aiden, says not. He keeps reminding me that it’s not yet Halloween so I shouldn’t be talking about Christmas. I disagree with him! It’s never too early for me to talk about […]

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Savation Army Christmas Present Appeal

I’m in quite a few Christmas themed Facebook groups. Today someone mentioned the Operation Christmas Child scheme. I’ve always wanted to take part but money was usually tight. This year things are a bit better so I wanted to be able to help someone have […]

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Mini Felt Tree Decorations

Mini felt tree decorations We bought a lovely wooden advent calendar, with little drawers, from Homesense last year. I love how it looks, but it’s not very good for an advent calendar. The drawers are tiny. Mini felt tree decorations Last year I bought some […]

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Our Christmas Day – We’ve Been Spoilt!

We’ve been spoilt! Christmas 2016 has been wonderful. We’ve all been thoroughly spoilt by family and friends. I am a little sad, though, Ella’s 9 now and I felt a definite shift in the magic. They’re all growing too fast and I really noticed it […]

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Our Christmas Eve photos

Christmas Eve Photos We had a wonderful Christmas Eve. As usual, we did a buffet tea and had some of the family around. It was lovely to see everyone and they all seemed to have a good time. I totally forgot to take photos so these are […]

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Christmas Wishes & A Happy New Year :o)

Christmas Wishes   Christmas wishes from my family to We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Good tidings we bring to you and your kin; Good tidings for Christmas […]

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Let It Snow Scrabble Ornament #24XmasCrafts

Let It Snow Scrabble Ornament I can’t believe it’s Christmas Eve already! For our final #24XmasCraft advent tutorial, we made a Let It Snow tree ornament using Scrabble tiles. You will need: Scrabble tiles Card or stiff paper with a Christmas design printed on one […]

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Paper Plate Angel #24XmasCrafts

Paper Plate Angel Here’s our penultimate Christmas craft tutorial and we’re going to be making paper plate angels. It’s another easy craft for little hands 🙂 You will need: A paper plate Scissors Glue Card for the hair and face A silver pipe cleaner Glitter […]

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Paper Star Chain #24XmasCrafts

Paper Star Chain We love all things glittery and this paper star chain is no exception. It’s very easy to make and looks pretty when hanging on the wall or door. You will need: Paper String A pencil A mug Glue Glitter Sticky tape Draw […]

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