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Archive for December 2018

#Blogmas18 day 10: Christmas cocktails

I am not really a fan of cocktails any more (wine, it’s all about the wine now!) But Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a Snowball. The simplest way to make this is to mix together advocaat and lemonade in equal measure (or adjust to your own taste and need!) Of course, in this cold […]

#StayClassyMama 10

Hello and welcome to the #StayClassyMama linky. I am absolutely thrilled and honoured to have been allowed to continue this fantastic linky. I have decided to make a couple of changes to be more representative of my character and parenting style so please have a read of the rules and make sure you have my […]

#Blogmas18 day 9: my favourite Christmas jokes

I hear a lot of jokes as the kids try to out do each other. Even Zach joins in (thanks YouTube for this one that I endure multiple times a day: Knock, knock. Who’s there? The door) But when it actually comes to Christmas jokes, my knowledge and that of the kids is surprisingly lacking. […]

#Blogmas18 day 8: Christmas craft ideas

Apparently it is time to get crafty, something which you know I am not keen on! However, after seeing the joy on Zach’s face when he made a ghost for Halloween, I decided to get the PVA glue and cotton wool out again 🙂 Simply cut out a snowman shape. Draw on a face and […]

Keep Her Close by Erik Therme

This is a book that plays on the fears of every parent: the disappearance of your child. Ally has lived with the mystery of her previous family but now wants to discover the truth. She was found beside the body of a woman presumed to be her mother but has no recollection of her previous […]