Welcome to Elfie’s blog

I mainly blog about things that make children smile, get very excited by, or find totally amazing ... without taking up too much effort on your part!  I hope you enjoy ...

Christmas Stocking Filler & Present Ideas

Christmas Stocking Filler & Present Ideas

Depending on how you and Father Christmas split up stocking presents and family presents in your […]

DIY Magical Christmas Treats & Surprises – Guest Post by Debbie

DIY Magical Christmas Treats & Surprises – Gue...

Whether you want some inspiration for your Christmas Eve Box, or North Pole Breakfast … […]

DIY Memory Books For That Special Person

DIY Memory Books For That Special Person

One particular Christmas I wanted to give my Mum something special, so I decided to […]

DIY Lollipop Stick Fairy Doors & Elf Doors

DIY Lollipop Stick Fairy Doors & Elf Doors

They say if you’d like to invite Fairies or Elves into your home, all you […]

Elfie’s Elf Alarm – Never Be Caught Out Again!

Elfie’s Elf Alarm – Never Be Caught Out Again!

You’ve just got into bed (or woken up in the middle of the night), and […]

Ultimate Guide To Family Card & Board Games For Christmas

Ultimate Guide To Family Card & Board Games For Chri...

Whether or not you’re looking for board games to play during the long hot rainy summer evenings, […]

Surviving The Clock Change With Young Children

Surviving The Clock Change With Young Children

I suddenly realised with HORROR that there’s a clock change this weekend. Something so simple […]

How To Pet Proof Your Christmas Tree!

How To Pet Proof Your Christmas Tree!

Christmas is just as exciting for your pets as it is for you, which is why […]

DIY Soap Blowing Magic!

DIY Soap Blowing Magic!

My daughter came running into the kitchen shouting ‘Mum Mum, you’ve got to see this […]

‘Puffy’ Gingerbread Cookies (Gluten Free)

‘Puffy’ Gingerbread Cookies (Gluten Free)

You can’t get much more Christmassy than the smell of warm gingerbread wafting around your […]

North Pole Milk

North Pole Milk

Kids love a surprise and if you surprise them with a chocolate-coated sprinkle-covered North Pole […]

Family Christmas Traditions

Family Christmas Traditions

We all have Christmas traditions even if we think we don’t. Whether they’re big ones […]

Unmissable Magical Christmas Websites

Unmissable Magical Christmas Websites

Here are some fantastic websites, recommended by loads of families for the countdown to Christmas […]

The Ultimate 25-day Advent Experience From One Family’s Point of View

The Ultimate 25-day Advent Experience From One FamilyR...

Elisa’s daughter was four years old when she stumbled upon the International Elf Service … […]

The Love Jug

The Love Jug

One of the most important things to me, is for our kids to feel loved […]

Community Landing Strip For Father Christmas

Community Landing Strip For Father Christmas

How about joining up with other families for an amazingly magical experience – to make […]

Photographing Kids: 10 Tips To Capture Those Magical Moments- Guest Post by Emily Gregory

Photographing Kids: 10 Tips To Capture Those Magical Mome...

  Thank you so much to Emily Gregory from Baby Love Photography for her Ten […]

Two Big Reasons To Make A Daisy Chain With Your Child

Two Big Reasons To Make A Daisy Chain With Your Child

  I’d been playing football with our youngest boy in the park for ages, when […]

A Sleepover With A Twist

A Sleepover With A Twist

If you really want to surprise your kids and do something different for them, while […]

How To Make Oobleck Slime

How To Make Oobleck Slime

Something else to amaze the kids: Oobleck Slime. It’s extraordinary stuff, incredibly easy to make […]

Surprise Watermelon & Orange Jellies!

Surprise Watermelon & Orange Jellies!

If you’re after another idea to make the kids’ eyes light up with joy and […]