Non Toy Stocking Fillers

I don’t know about you but my house is full to bursting with tat. The kids seem to collect it everywhere they go. When they go to my in law’s there’s always a visit to the charity shop. When they go to my Mum’s there’s always a trip to the corner shop. Every party they go to they bring home…

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A Review of the Gulliver’s Land Santa Sleepover

The annual visit to Father Christmas has changed a lot since I was little. In my day (the 80s in case you’re wondering), visiting Father Christmas involved a drop in visit at the local shopping centre while you were there buying Christmas presents. These days, most places require advance booking (or in the case of Harrods last year, a special…

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Melted Crayon Cards for Easter

While I’m not a big fan of crafts, I do love a bit of process art. These melted crayon cards for Easter  involve my number one favourite craft activity, melting stuff! They are simple to make but do require an adult to do the melting bit. What you’ll need to make melted crayon cards: Some old crayons (the free ones…

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The Christmas Blog Tag

I was tagged by Emma from Emma Reed in the Christmas blog tag, basically I’m going to answer some questions about Christmas so you can find out how we spend it. If you like this sort of thing you can also check out the October Blog Tag. What’s your favourite Christmas Movie? I’m going to sound like a misery but actually don’t…

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Why I will be a Little Bit Glad When my Kids no Longer Believe

I am a rubbish liar. I’m crap at keeping track of what’s been said to who and I hate keeping secrets. Father Christmas may be a “white lie” but that doesn’t make the lie any easier for me to manage. I minimise how much I have to lie. There’s no elf on my shelf. The Christmas Eve box is made…

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