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How to make Gingerbread Reindeers

We are officially in holiday mode in our household! I finished work on Thursday and the boys finished nursery and school on Friday. No more schools runs for the rest […]


Top tips for hosting Christmas

  Today’s post is about top tips for hosting Christmas. Now I don’t think I’m much of an expert at it but I do love having family come round at Christmas. These […]


Redecorating the boys bedroom

We have been in our house for nearly 10 years now and certain areas are starting to look a little “worn” I desperately need some bedroom decorating ideas for our bedroom but at […]


Rossopomodoro at John Lewis Kingston

A few weeks ago I was invited by John Lewis Kingston to a lovely get-together with some other local bloggers for a fun evening of crafts and pizza. We started off with […]


Heirloom Toys: #GeorgeToyStories

As a child I loved writing and drawing and my parents bought me the Fisher Price Magnetic Desk which I played with endlessly and carried everywhere with me. I still […]


On the third day of Christmas…Then & Now

Thanks for coming over from LadyBug Home & Designs this is my third post for #12DaysofParenting, you can read my first post here which also explains a little about what this […]


The Rubik’s Cube Challenge

I think every child in the late 70s/80s had or knew someone that had a Rubik’s cube, it was one of those mind bogglers that we all wanted to solve. […]


Christmas Gift Guide 2015: Gifts for Men

I don’t know about you but I’ve always found it hard to buy for the men in my family and whenever I ask what they would like the answer is […]


Having a Christmas panic

Take a look on social media and it seems everyone is full steam ahead with the big countdown for Christmas. Trees have been bought and decorated, cards written and presents […]


Our Favourite Five – November

Waaa!!! Time is going way too quickly for my liking! How are we into December already? I feel so disorganised with Christmas at the moment. Usually I have at least […]


The boys meet the real Father Christmas

Last weekend we took two very excited boys to LaplandUK  in Berkshire where they got to help the elves out in the toy factory, decorate gingerbread with Mother Christmas and […]


Christmas Gift Guide 2015: Gifts for Boys

Some gift ideas for the mini-men in your life. E has been talking about the Jurassic World Indominus Rex toy ever since he saw the movie back in the summer […]


Photos from Hamburg

Last weekend we went to Hamburg to visit a family friend. The boys were SO excited to be going on an aeroplane as they had been earning stars for the […]