Are you ready for the Christmas season? Here’s what you might forget

Winter is upon us, and that can only mean one thing, Christmas is well and truly nearly here. With a few precious weeks of planning left, are you ready for the big day? Some people are super organized when it comes to the festive period. They have already bought all the gifts, they have prepared their social schedule for the Christmas period and they are ready and waiting to enjoy it. Whereas others can leave things to the last minute. Heading to the shops on Christmas Eve in the hopes of buying everything they need.

6 Elf on the shelf ideas for when you have completely forgotten

The elf on the shelf will be making a big return on the first of December. Let’s face it, some parents absolutely love it, while others just tolerate the tradition. But there is no denying that it can really add the magic to the Christmas period for your children. A tradition that is no doubt going to be a memorable one in years to come. However, there is a lot of pressure on parents to get it right. Not just setting up the elf in fun and naughty ways, but the pressure to actually remember

9 quick and easy Elf on the shelf ideas that require minimum effort

The elf on the shelf will soon be returning to households across the world as children, and parents, prepare and look forward to the big day ahead. Christmas is such a magical time for families, especially children, and the elf on the shelf can be a lovely tradition to introduce. But whether you have done it year after year, or this is your first time embracing it, there will be times where you need something quick and easy for your elf. So with that in mind, here are some of the quick and easy elf

The Year That Christmas Was Different

Covid, lockdowns and tier changes… all things I don’t think any of us thought would happen this year. A few days before Christmas the rules changed yet again and this meant a lot of people having to rethink and replan their Christmases, us included. Although this Christmas wasn’t the same as normal, or even what we expected, we made the most of what we could do. s We started Christmas Eve with a Christmas Eve box. This is something we’ve done for Erin for years now but this is the first year she’s really been

Home Christmas: How to Make it Special

AD | Collaborative post Christmas is a special time, and it’s one of the few times of the year when the majority of us can take some time off and put our feet up. But with the possibility of lockdowns and restrictions on movement and gatherings, we might need to be a little more creative as to how we make Christmas special. We know that picking out great gifts for everyone is important, but here I’m going to concentrate more on the social aspects of Christmas. Decorate The great Christmas tree debate rages throughout society

How I’m Getting Prepared For Christmas This Year

Can you believe it’s the middle of November already? Somehow, even with the hell of a year that we’ve had, 2020 seems to have flown by. It only seems like a few minutes ago that we were in March being told about lockdown for the first time. Presents With Erin’s birthday being on New Year’s Day I really like to make sure I’m organised well in advance for Christmas. I hate the thought of going into December still having presents to buy. I can’t imagine anything worse than having to brave the shops to try

Christmas Gift Ideas For Men

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Today’s gift guide is all about the men in our lives. I hope to bring you a few ideas for gifts for men (although obviously not limited to) that I would personally buy someone myself. Let me know what your favourite is! Got a gamer you need to buy for this year? Gioteck have such a great range of accessories such as the TX-40S Gaming and Go headset or the Animal Crossing and Minecraft inspired WX4 wireless controller for PC, Nintendo Switch and PS3. Other designs and

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