How To Afford An Amazing Christmas Dinner Without Going Broke

I know it’s only March but I’m already thinking about Christmas. To be completely honest, I tend to start thinking about Christmas early in January. You see, Erin’s birthday is on New Year’s Day and we always have a lot going on from the beginning of December to the beginning of January. Between any Christmas activities, any last minute presents to buy, Christmas meals and our very own Christmas dinner, there is a lot to think about in the space of one month… and that’s without adding in Erin’s birthday. I always feel like money

3 Ways To Save Money For Christmas

AD | Paid collaboration Christmas can be a really stressful time of the year and each year there seems to be more and more pressure to go one further than the year before. As someone with a New Year’s Day baby, I try to plan for Christmas all year round so I don’t end up with everything to do in the space of a couple of months. This year’s Christmas is only a few weeks away now but there are always ways to save money so today I’m sharing some of my best tips! Stick

Christmas Thank You Cards In 10 Minutes

This year Erin has really begun to understand Christmas a lot more. However, unlike a lot of families, we aren’t bringing Erin up to believe in Santa in a traditional sense. While Erin will know that St. Nicholas gave out gifts to do nice things for others, she won’t believe that Santa brings her presents and certainly not down the chimney. Instead, we are very open with Erin about the fact that we buy her presents, as well as other family and friends. With that in mind, we want Erin to learn about something that

Creative Christmas Gift Ideas For Under 5s

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Although we love to buy Erin toys for Christmas we also like to make sure that we do a mix of fun, educational and creative. We’re quite big on crafts and painting etc. so I thought a list of creative Christmas gift ideas for under 5s would help out other families just like us. Erin loves getting her own letters in the post and if your child is the same then a Banjo Robinson subscription is definitely worth looking into. Banjo sends letters to

Christmas Gift Ideas For Children Under 5

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Erin is coming up to being 4 (her birthday is on New Year’s Day) and she is getting increasingly harder and harder to buy for. She doesn’t really like any one thing and instead has loads of different interests. Erin also often likes things that are for children slightly older than what she is now so for this reason, I’ve put together some Christmas Gift ideas for children under 5. Under £10 Over the past year or so Erin has got more into soft

Christmas Gift Ideas For Travellers

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Do you know someone who loves to travel or to go on an adventure? You might need to buy a gift for someone who is just about to go on their travels or someone who is planning a trip away. Here are some gift ideas for travellers. Sometimes it can be hard to buy gifts for people that you might not know really well, they are people who have everything the need. The Ultimate Time Together Smartbox from buyagift offers 995 experiences from a

Christmas Gift Ideas For Pets

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This year we welcomed a new member to the family. Jinx now feels like she’s been with us forever and of course, she won’t be left out on Christmas Day. If you have a feline friend to buy for this year, or maybe a playful pup, then here are some ideas for you. As soon as we brought Jinx home we wanted to make sure that we had plenty of toys for her to play with. For a while they just ended up laying

My Favourite Christmas Films For The Whole Family

One of my absolute favourite things about the Christmas period is festive films. I have personal favourites that are classics but I also love watching the super cheesy made for TV films as well. This year is the first year that Erin might actually be interested in some Christmas films so I thought I’d share some of my favourite Christmas films for all the family. Miracle On 34th Street For me, Miracle On 34th Street is such a classic now and I can’t believe it is 24 years old now. Richard Attenborough plays Kris Kringle and