• Lifestyle

    Nativity, Coffee Dates and A Merry Christmas!

    Life has been a blur of Christmas festivities, mince pies, coffee dates, nativity performances and so much chocolate. But, I’ve loved every second of it this is what December is all about and I for one, do not want it to end. I’m one of those people who absolutely loves the build up to Christmas and it makes me so sad to think that in a week’s time it will all be over. This year I seem to have really made the most of the festive season, savouring every last drop of magic. The children are at the best age to really appreciate Christmas and understand it isn’t just about…

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    Christmas Frozen Yoghurt Bark

    We love sweet treats in our house especially around Christmas time. Today I made a slab of Christmas Frozen Yoghurt Bark for my munchkins as an after school snack. My kiddies are ravenous when I collect them from school and raid the cupboards as soon as they barge through the door, so having something on hand to give them straight away makes my life easier. INGREDIENTS 400g Yoghurt of your choice 4 Candy Canes 1 Small Bag of Chocolate Chips Grease Proof Paper Baking Sheet METHOD Lay out a sheet of grease proof paper onto a baking tray. Take the yoghurt you are using and pour this onto the tray,…

  • Family,  Lifestyle

    December

    What a busy month December has been so far. Are you all well on the way to finishing your Christmas shopping? I’m nearly done, I have a few more bits to buy but it has been relatively easy this year. Our Christmas tree is up in all its glory, I have been waiting years to get a new tree with brand new decs and I’m so so happy with it. I feel extra Christmassy and excited this year, I won’t want the tree to come down. I can’t believe this time in two weeks it will be Christmas Day, we have such jam packed weekends up until Christmas as well…

  • Lifestyle,  Review

    Children’s Christmas Stocking Fillers Gift Guide 2018

    Receiving a stocking from┬áSanta was the best part of Christmas for me when I was small. As an adult I still get that real excitement when putting together presents for my children’s stockings. I have found some lovely gifts this year that I will be adding to their stocking, here is what is on offer. Cry Babies Magic Tears We were kindly sent Cry Babies Magic Tears during the summer and I wanted to include them in my stocking fillers guide because they are a great addition. Their cute little houses are the perfect size for a good quality gift but are certainly within budget. If your little one is…

  • Lifestyle,  Review

    Children’s Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    I find choosing presents for my children as they are getting older such a challenge. This year they have only asked for 2 items each (cheap Christmas for me!). As well as finding gifts for my children I also have the task of shopping for family and friends with young children. This year’s Children’s Christmas Gift Guide is here to assist with finding the best presents for your loved ones, I’m so happy with the items featured below, I think they are brilliant gifts, not just for Christmas. My Mood Stars I think this gift idea is one of my favourites. My Mood Stars are 8 yellow plush stars each…