Tis the Season to read books

Last Christmas the Elf brought a book for us to read each day, I didn’t buy one new book as it’s the season of goodwill, instead I shopped charity shops & ended up with 24 for under £10. I picked books relating to Frankie such as starting school, of course…

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Advent Calendars

The 1st of December will soon be upon us & a festive pastime of Advent Calendars has evolved bigger than we ever had it as children! My Mum always bought me a chocolate advent calendar & I had great joy in one we brought out every year to hang the…

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Entering the Second Trimester, at Christmas

Two weeks gone since Christmas Day, how quick has that gone? The decs are back up in the loft, wrapping paper & presents we spent hours poring over have been marked down 50% & we’re back to work with the festive season firmly behind us. I always thought how cute…

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Ho, Ho, Slo’ Down!

Is any as bemused as I am as to where on earth this past month has gone? Honestly have I slept for half of it? I cannot believe in four short days it’ll be Christmas Day & all the manic preparation that is December will be over! I’ve found it…

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Tis the season to buy presents

I love giving presents at Christmas, choosing and noting down throughout the year what presents I would like to give everyone & making it happen closer the time! Nothing beats going into a shop and finding an ideal present to gift a loved one! (especially TK Maxx).. Though I hate…

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