Tag: christmas

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Days Out With Kids: Bear Town, Devon

I realise we have just gone into Lockdown 3 and are homebound, but I really wanted to share a fantastic little gem we visited just before Christmas – Bear Town. Amelie and Charlie received some money from my Mum for Christmas and instead of wasting it on another slime kit or plastic toy, we decided …

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Children’s Stocking Filler Ideas 2020

The second Christmassy gift ideas post for you. This time is stocking fillers, possibly my favourite bunch of gifts to put together as receiving a stocking is so special when you are little. As things are a little restricted still, I have just been picking most of these bits and bobs up during my trips …

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Christmas Gifts – Children’s Favourites

I cannot remember the last time I posted a monthly favourites post. I was looking back through archived blog posts recently and forgot how much I loved writing about what the children were loving. So I thought I’d bring back the monthly faves, starting with Amelie and Charlie’s list. I also thought as we are …

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Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas For Mum

Let’s face it, Mums are usually the ones who organise Christmas (sorry Dads, but you know it is true). From food, adding dates to the calendar – Nativity play, Christmas dinners, other various school events, Christmas catch ups – you get the picture. We are last in the pecking order for gifts and secretly hope …

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Bah-Humbug to Elf On The Shelf Gifts & Christmas Eve Box

Elf On The Shelf – I am no Scrooge, I absolutely LOVE Christmas anyone who knows me knows I am Mrs Christmas. However, this Christmas is going to be a little different to Christmases past. We only started the Elf on The Shelf tradition a few years ago, up until then the children hadn’t even …

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Children’s Christmas Stocking Fillers Gift Guide 2019

I can hear the faint jingling of festive cheer and Christmas sparkle. Time to start thinking about gifts for loved ones and all that Christmas food – yum yum! This year I am bringing you an amazing array of gift ideas for the little people in your lives. I think buying gifts for a stocking …

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Little Brian Paint Sticks 2-in-1 Art Station

If your children are anything like mine, they love nothing more than pulling all the arts, crafts and paints out of the cupboard to create a masterpiece. Over the years we have acquired quite a selection of crafting materials from pavement chalks to googly eyes and lots of glitter glue (eeek!), you name it I’ve …

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Christmas Days Out In Devon & Somerset

Last year was all about our move to Somerset, it had over-taken everything. When we moved in September Christmas plans were the last thing on our mind, we were in a new area making our usual festivities unfamiliar. We had a wonderful time though getting settled into our new home and Christmas was still full …

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Sail With Santa, Stuartline Cruises Exmouth

A couple of years ago we were wondering how to celebrate the festive season with the children. We usually pop to Otter Nurseries as it is such good magical fun, but we decided to give Sail With Santa a go. Sail With Santa is located down on the beautiful Marina in Exmouth, hosted by the …