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Archive for December 2018

#Blogmas18 day 22: visiting Father Christmas

Shamefacedly, I must admit that I haven’t taken the kids to Father Christmas. I did take Matt along to the local children’s centre for his first Christmas and he screamed the place down… The children do take part in the Santa sleigh charity collection for the Scout group so have had their pics taken with […]

#Blogmas18 day 21: how to survive Christmas with kids

OK straight down to advice. This is my 9th Christmas as a mum so here are my top tips for survival based on my own experiences. Be realistic. About presents (that pony is NOT arriving), behaviour expectations (the kids will not transform into angels for the day), food (they will have had snacks so may […]

#GlobalBlogging 92

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to Global Blogging! I hope you are all set for Christmas! Today’s linky is open for 8 whole days to cover the festive period and you can link up 4 posts. Please comment on all host posts and the one in front of all of yours. I am very excited […]

The destruction of my childhood idol: bring back 1980s She-Ra!!!

I am a child of the 80s. I grew up with She-Ra and know many of the episodes inside out, word for word. I was hugely excited when my sister told me last weekend that Netflix had made a new series of the show and didn’t hesitate to start watching immediately.   It was almost […]

#Blogmas18 day 20: wrapping presents

I HATE wrapping presents. I see all these pictures of pefect wrapping but mine never looks like that. Even standard shapes like boxes don’t end up looking good. Meanwhile, Chris is an expert (show off!) My parents always left all their wrapping until Christmas Eve and we would be banned from downstairs and hear much […]