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 a community landing strip to guide Father Christmas to your […]

Encouraging Children to Write Thank You Cards …

Encouraging Children to Write Thank You Cards …

I personally think hand-written Thank You cards are so lovely to receive.  Each family will have their own rules on these, but we send them […]

Our Family Christmas Traditions

Our Family Christmas Traditions

We all have Christmas traditions even if we think we don’t! I love love love all of ours. We have big ones and little ones. […]

How To Make A Christmas Yule Log – by Helen Fichtel

How To Make A Christmas Yule Log – by Helen Fichtel

Very many thanks to Helen for writing about this really lovely Christmas craft here on the blog.  Perfect for adults or children alike. I love […]

Pines & Needles Christmas Trees – A Review

Pines & Needles Christmas Trees – A Review

One of our family Christmas Traditions is to go and choose our Christmas Tree together, with the car … and some rope.  It’s a big […]

‘Father Christmas’ at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith – Review

‘Father Christmas’ at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith – Review

Summary: YES! Go and see it. It’s a wonderful magical show and full of good solid vintage loveliness.  It’s based on Raymond Brigg’s book ‘Father […]

Christmas Adverts for 2017!

Christmas Adverts for 2017!

This year’s Christmas Adverts are being released! I don’t know about you, but I love to sit and watch all the mini Christmas movie clips […]

Ultimate Guide To Christmas Movies!

Ultimate Guide To Christmas Movies!

Watching a Christmas Movie together as a family, really is one of the best Christmas traditions.  Get those new Pjs on, that hot chocolate made, […]

Unmissable Magical Christmas Websites

Unmissable Magical Christmas Websites

Here are some fantastic websites, recommended by loads of families for the countdown to Christmas …   Track where Father Christmas is at all times […]

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 you’re likely to need to pet proof your Christmas tree! […]

Keeping Christmas Magical For Older Children

Keeping Christmas Magical For Older Children

Keeping Christmas magical for older children is something all us Christmas lovers wish for. We have so much fun making Christmas as magical for them for as […]

Answers To Kids’ Questions About Father Christmas

Answers To Kids’ Questions About Father Christmas

  Kids are curious, and are renowned for asking a whole bunch of tricky questions about Father Christmas.  To save you having to think on […]

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

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

  Ok, so you’ve just got into bed (or woken up in the middle of the night), and then you remember …   THE ELF!   […]

Magical Christmas Traditions To Do with Your Kids

Magical Christmas Traditions To Do with Your Kids

If you’re after a few ideas for some magical Christmas traditions you can do with the kids, look no further. The ideas list is bottomless, but […]

Handmade Christmas: Pinecone Fire Starters

Handmade Christmas: Pinecone Fire Starters

If you’re looking for ideas for a gorgeous, unique Christmas present – these are it. I first saw these on Something Turquoise and was immediately smitten. It doesn’t matter […]

North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast

If you haven’t heard of the infamous North Pole Breakfast, it’s a really magical family Christmas tradition for the kids to ‘discover’ on Christmas Eve or […]

I Will Be Organised This Christmas! Guest Post by Hannah Matthews

I Will Be Organised This Christmas! Guest Post by Hannah Matthews

Beginning to dream about Christmas is a luxury that I save till the children are safely back to school in September. Turning mealtime plans over […]

Homemade Christmas Gift or Stocking Filler: Noughts & Crosses

Homemade Christmas Gift or Stocking Filler: Noughts & Crosses

Homemade Christmas gifts are so wonderful, and this is no exception. It’s cute, it’s fun, and it’s what childhoods are made of … playing with rocks, […]

Win A Gorgeous Christmas Eve Box & Christmas Letter Bundle!

Win A Gorgeous Christmas Eve Box & Christmas Letter Bundle!

  Christmas is coming! I’ve teamed up with the very wonderful JJs Craftshop for a chance to win a really fantastic magical Christmas Bundle: a gorgeous personalised […]

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 home, these stocking fillers could be suitable for either! These […]

Ultimate Guide To Family Card & Board Games

Ultimate Guide To Family Card & Board Games

Whether or not you’re looking for board games to play during the long hot rainy summer evenings, or for family gatherings at Christmas – this guide will […]