Christmas

Celebrating Star Wars

Celebrating Star Wars

Our family have been rather taken with Star Wars and with the new film The Force Awakens coming out over Christmas it has brought with it an awful lot of joy and fun. My littlest hasn’t seen the new film, in fact he’s only seen part of the first ever film, he thinks it will(…)

Marvel Avengers-Toys From House of Fraser

Marvel Avengers-Toys From House of Fraser

House of Fraser is one of our city’s local icons as far as I’m concerned. It’s name may have changed (it used to be Rackhams) but it has always been the place to go for that special treat-whether to visit Father Christmas in his grotto or for something that little bit special to wear. Every(…)

Faking it at Christmas

Faking it at Christmas

I want to enjoy Christmas. I really do. My children are aged 5 and 9-the perfect age combination to enjoy the magic. They are so excited and I love listening to their Christmas countdown, to their list of ‘things we’re looking forward to’. I wish with all my heart that when I thought of Christmas,(…)

Christmas Trees from Christmas Tree World

Christmas Trees from Christmas Tree World

We do love getting a real Christmas tree from our local suppliers-there’s a farm just up the road that sells all kinds of Christmas trees from rooted and potted to spruce, pine, Norwegian, Scots. You name it, they have it. There’s nothing quite like a real tree and t’s smell of fresh pine needles. Although(…)

Make Your Own Photograph Frames For Christmas

Make Your Own Photograph Frames For Christmas

I’ve found myself with an awful lot of time on my hands recently for one reason or another. So I thought I’d try making use of that time and make my own Christmas gifts. What I tried is very easy and children could make them too. What I’m going to share with you here is(…)

A Berry Baker Ross Christmas

A Berry Baker Ross Christmas

Baker Ross have some lovely crafting activities for kids, and their Christmas selection is especially lovely. As the festive season fast approaches and the kids’ excitement levels begin to increase, despite our best efforts to keep it to sensible levels, why not get them involved in creating Christmas themed crafts-a lovely way to use their(…)