Our Christmas Eve Box {2018}

One of our many Christmas traditions is a Christmas Eve Box and it’s something the children have come to know and love and something I really enjoy putting together. It’s really not anything too big and exciting but it’s something that means a lot. We have a personalised Christmas Eve crate that we bought last year and a personalised plate that we fill with goodies and leave out for Father…

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Getting our Home ready for Christmas at The Square, Camberley

*This is a collaborative post Any reader will know how much we love Christmas and by this point in December our home is full of festive cheer. We usually put our tree up at the start of December and have a whole month surrounded by as many Christmas decorations as possible. This year we’ve spent the last couple of weeks getting the house ready for Christmas and shopping for the…

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Gifts for People who Work from Home

I’ve been working from home for two years now and before I worked from home I had no idea that there are so many things that would be useful in a home office space. I thought I’d put together a gift guide of ideas for people who work from their very own home based office. Although, many of these gifts would be great for anyone who works at a desk…

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Spinnaker Tower Toymaker’s Workshop

At the weekend we were invited to the Spinnaker Tower for their Toymaker’s Workshop. The children love the Spinnaker Tower so we were looking forward to seeing what it was like at Christmas – having only visited in the summer previously. We arrived at the Spinnaker Tower and were met with elves in the foyer who signed us in and chatted to the children until the Toymaker’s Workshop was ready…

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How to Keep the Christmas Magic Alive with the Thorntons Cheeky Elf

*This is a collaborative post Last week I was invited to the Thorntons Cheeky Elf Academy for a few lessons on how to keep the magic of Christmas alive and celebrate the launch of the Thorntons Cheeky Elf in the process. It was one of the nicest events I have ever been to and really helped to kick off the festive season for me. Now, if you’re a child reading…

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Gifts the Whole Family Can Enjoy

At this time of year we always like to think of gifts that we can all enjoy together as a family – or that we can gift to other families for them to enjoy together. So here are a few ideas of great family gifts this Christmas. Games Games are always a favourite in our house and you can’t beat classic Monopoly as a great family gift idea. But, if…

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Keeping the Father Christmas Magic Alive

LP came home from school the other day and said that some of her classmates were being mean. They’d said that Father Christmas didn’t exist. LP was upset. Not upset because Christmas had been ruined forever more but upset because she didn’t know why they were being so mean. She said they were lying and that she definitely believes in Father Christmas, after all, he eats the mince pie she…

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