How We’ll Be Spending Christmas Day

Since moving to Norfolk in 2013 I don’t think John and I have ever had 2 Christmases the same. Last year we had my mum, sister and her fiance staying over the whole of Christmas and our house was full, loud and full of love and fun. This year though my sister and her fiance are going back home and seeing Mum there instead. Christmas this year will mean it being just me, John and Erin. As lovely as last year was I am quite looking forward to having a very small family Christmas at

Christmas Day With The O’Hallorans

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are now relaxing a little bit to get over the madness! We had a wonderful family Christmas and was lucky enough to have my Mum, sister and BIL staying for a few days. It’s the first one we have all spent together in quite some time and even more special because Erin was so excited this year and really started to understand what was going on. Apart from Erin, we were all up at about 6:30 on Christmas Day and we had about an hour’s wait

How We’ll Be Spending Christmas Day

This Christmas is going to be very different from any of the others we have had for a while. Last year it was just me, John and Erin. The year before I was 35 weeks pregnant and only a week away from having Erin. The year before that John and I spent it with his family but we no longer see most of them now. Everyone spends Christmas in their own way so I thought I’d write a bit about how we’ll be spending Christmas Day this year. This year we are hosting Christmas at

Christmas Day Breakfast Ideas

This Christmas Erin will be nearly 2 and I know that as soon as she wakes up and comes downstairs she’s going to be majorly excited. I know how tempting it will be to forget about breakfast but Erin, as well as me, John and the rest of my family have a very long day ahead of us. Last Christmas Erin took a couple of days to open her presents, which then merged into her birthday on New Year’s Day and it was never ending. Christmas Day was so exhausting that I think Erin had

Decorating The House For Christmas

1st December is a pretty big deal to me. No matter how excited I get about Christmas I always wait it out until 1st December to decorate the house. The past two years we have had to be really careful about what we had and where it went because we had Jackson who loved to eat sparkly reindeer! Having a toddler isn’t much easier to be completely honest. Still, I get really excited about decorating the house for Christmas and even more so now because Erin loves anything shiny and she loves stars. I had sorted out