Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is always a special time of year, especially now we have children but one thing I seem to dread is choosing ‘the right’ gift. Getting it right can sometimes be really hard so here’s my gift guide to help you get it right this Christmas. Tiny Tots The Jumperoo has made it on to all of my gift guides for babies and for good reason. They are simply brilliant. Over the years, we had two and I loved them {Read More}

Snow Place Like Home

Isabella and I have had great fun creating our Isabella’s igloo to get in the festive spirit with Ocean loans. We love a good craft in this house and Christmas seems to bring out the crafting spirit even more. Ocean loans sent us an amazing cardboard igloo and a voucher to buy some decorations and here’s what we came up with.   We did have plans to spray paint the igloo silver but when we started decorating, it was raining and {Read More}

Ridley’s Retro Xmas Giveaway – take a trip down memory lane

As the countdown to Christmas has officially begun and children worldwide are becoming increasingly excited about the annual visit from Santa, Ridley’s have been getting very nostalgic about the wonderful Christmases they’ve enjoyed growing up. Think space hoppers under the tree, harmonicas in stockings and battling your siblings the whole of Boxing Day on who had the best yo-yo tricks. Oh, can we have a time machine for Christmas? As part of the Ridley’s Retro Xmas giveaway, they are inviting {Read More}

Win a Frugi Christmas Cord Stocking

With Christmas getting closer by the day, the advent doors being opened, presents being bought, trees being decorated, it’s time to enter a giveaway to add an extra magical touch to your Christmas. We have teamed up with Frugi and in the spirit of Frugi’s Gift of Giving Campaign, we are giving away on of their gorgeous Christmas Cord Stockings.  Cute doesn’t cut it for these little fellas! The gorgeous Rudolf design will make any fire place or the end {Read More}

Christmas Ideas for the whole family

Christmas is a fantastic time of year, especially for all those little people in our lives. I’m sure you have some fantastic ideas for presents on your own but just in case you get a little stuck, I’ve created a gift guide for you to peek at! Starting with her: Gorgeous pyjamas to snuggle in. Who could resist these earrings? To make her feel really special, purfume. A gorgeous little number for the party season. The perfect way to relax {Read More}

Decorate your own Christmas tree

I really do love crafting with my little girl especially when I see how much enjoyment she gets from it too so Christmas time (well any holiday really) seems like a perfect excuse to get a little extra craft on! I love stealing ideas off of Pinterest – it’s FULL of brilliant ideas and I can easily get lost in the world of Pinterest for hours at a time but I saw this idea and had to give it a {Read More}

What’s going in your child’s stocking this year?

So I like to think that stockings are filled with little bits and bobs rather than what I would call ‘presents’ and it should have some practical bits (especially as the children get older) but some fun little games as well to keep them entertained in the morning while we are snuggling up in bed with a cuppa! So, in Isabella’s stocking this year we have a variety of little bits. Firstly, socks! You can never have enough socks so {Read More}

What’s going to be under your Christmas tree?

With Christmas drawing ever closer and the shops getting busier and busier, I thought I had better get my shopping list together so here are my best buys for Christmas from babies and toddlers, to the biggest of kids! Isabella’s first Christmas was a really magical time but she was thoroughly spoilt by everyone as you can well imagine. If I could do it over, my top tip would be if people ask you what your little one would like {Read More}