Very & Barbour Christmas Adverts 2018

Very’s Christmas advert is in the same animated style as previous Very adverts and I love them. They’re very sweet and always contain a lovely message about giving. Barbour has stuck with The Snowman theme and has produced yet another great Christmas ad. Very 2018 […]

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The Christmas Fool – Argos Christmas Advert 2018

The Argos Christmas advert made me smile the most when The Christmas Fool, a naughty little gremlin type creature, nicks the sticky tape! I used to get so annoyed when wrapping presents because I always lost the tape and scissors! Now I have one of […]

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How To Use Your Front Garden To Be A Better Neighbour

In the past, families and geography knit communities together. But in the modern age, economics largely determines where people live. The community spirit that once defined local neighbourhoods is now a thing of the past, especially in big cities.   But is there nothing that […]

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We’re Doing The Showstopper! #GBBOBloggers2018 @SageAppliances

Flipping ‘eck, that was a job and a half! We went for the showstopper again, but this time it was a joint effort between the super wonderful husband and myself. The kids went to Belper for the weekend to stay with family so we decided […]

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This Year It Will Be Different by Maeve Binchy – Book Review #44

I don’t know if I’ve read any other Maeve Binchy books but after reading This Year It Will Be Different, I’ll be on the lookout for more of her books 🙂 This Year It Will Be Different – Maeve Binchy Here’s the blurb from Goodreads: […]

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Bring Christmas Home – Asda Christmas Advert 2018

Somehow, again (I did the same last year!) I missed that the Asda Christmas advert, titled, Bring Christmas Home was released on Friday. I really like it this year. The song choice, Christmas, baby please come home, is great and it’s a fun advert. Bring Christmas […]

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Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

Lincoln Christmas Market is a huge four-day event that takes place in the cultural quarter of the city. It’s on from Thursday, December 6th to Sunday, December 9th this year. Opening times can be found below.

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Oh No, Is Kevin Going To Be OK? #SaveKevin

I awoke this morning to a video clip sent to me on Messenger by Ant. I’m not the most talkative of people in the mornings until I’ve had my coffee and woken up properly but this clip woke me right up! He’d recorded the Aldi […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

I don’t know why but men always seem harder to buy for than women. I struggle buying Christmas gifts for my brothers and usually end up getting them something alcoholic. I’ve been surfing for inspiration and found some different Christmas gift ideas for men :o) […]

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Advent Calendars Guide 2018

We have more than our fair share of ways to countdown to Christmas. We have the activity advent calendar, the Christmas storybook advent, the wooden drawers filled with mini tree decorations and each child has a chocolate advent calendar. In the past, I’ve had a […]

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