It’s Tuesday night and as the last bank holiday draws to a close it feels like Christmas 2016 is now officially over. It’s been a great one; our first at home and of course also our first as a family of 4. However regardless of that it’s been packed full of festive family fun.
An open apology to my children It’s Christmas Eve’s eve and today the three of us survived Tesco, just about. This was not how the morning was supposed to go but the crafty plans of cake decorating soon fell short when I realised that the icing for the cake had gone hard. Completely my fault – sorry babies. Off we trekked and we knew it was going to be a bad one when we had to wait for 10 mins for… Keep Reading
Tonight was another festive calendar highlight as Darcie and Henry’s Nonna and Grandpops arranged with Father Christmas to have Sharon the Elf from Happy Hippo’s deliver a very special Christmas box to her. It is such a cute idea that basically has an elf come to your home and provide a special treat box from Father Christmas as they have been such a good girl / boy and have made the nice list. While there she reads a lovely Christmas… Keep Reading
Last weekend we went to the Cheshire Reindeer Lodge to meet Rudolph and the crew along with the big guy himself. It wasn’t cheap – adults were £9.50 each, children £12.50 and babies free – but it was our first time meeting Father Christmas and I didn’t want to book just a simple grotto if the Bear decided she hated Santa and I’m so glad we did! On arrival we immediately came in through the stables putting us in the perfect mood for… Keep Reading
This has been an upsetting week (if you’re not a regular reader then the reason can be found here) so this Little Loves post is going to be purposefully positive, focusing on all the great details of what else made up this week. Winter has well and truly arrived and has brought with it some festive cheer. I absolutely love Christmas and now that December is upon us I feel like we can start to celebrate, plan and enjoy the… Keep Reading