Planning for a stress free Christmas

This is a collaborative post Whenever there is a family party or event, it can feel quite stressful and, I’ll be truthful, I always find Christmas a really hectic time of year. We have, the last three years, had real stresses about Christmas and it’s made things quite difficult. This…

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Choosing our Christmas Outfits

This is a collaborative post This year, Christmas will look a little different for us. We have, since being married, travelled around from place to place and, if I’m honest as nice as it is having dinner prepared for us it does get a bit tiring driving from place to…

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Visiting Santa’s Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre

Our Christmas preparation usually starts in mid-December. I have a December birthday and, when I was younger, our Christmas tree and preparations always started a day or so after my birthday, and it’s something I’ve continued to do as I’ve got older. However, the children, Daniel and Emma in particular,…

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What to Buy for Mum

It can sometimes be a bit tricky choosing what to buy for mum for Christmas, and Damian has it twice as hard as my birthday falls in December so he needs to sort gifts for that too. This year, I’ve made lots of hints about the things I would like…

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Food & Drink Christmas Gift Ideas

As you get older it tends to be that Christmas gifts turn ever more to the food and drink variety – I know I always enjoy receiving a nice bottle of something and Damian and I are just about still working our way through the drinks gifts from last Christmas.…

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