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 […]

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

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

  Thank you so much to Emily Gregory from Baby Love Photography for her Ten Top Tips for Tip Tops Pics! Perfect for babies and […]

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 thankfully he found himself a new play mate and I […]

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 making them feel like the most important people in the […]

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 and it’s SO fascinating to play with. It’s solid one […]

Surprise Watermelon & Orange Jellies!

Surprise Watermelon & Orange Jellies!

If you’re after another idea to make the kids’ eyes light up with joy and happiness, surprise watermelon & orange jellies are it! Unless they […]

Slime Recipes That Work!

Slime Recipes That Work!

Like many households, we also have a Slime Lab! This however isn’t the half of it. It also involves shampoo, conditioner, endless bits of Tupperware […]

How To Make A Salt Crystal Garden!

How To Make A Salt Crystal Garden!

Having tried fairly ineffectively to grow salt crystals for a week on a bit of old string (next), I’ve since discovered a great way to […]

DIY Magical Wishing Stones!

DIY Magical Wishing Stones!

How many children do you know who would just love to get their hands on a pile of Magical Wishing Stones? Children just LOVE this […]

How To Make Easter Egg Carton Chickens

How To Make Easter Egg Carton Chickens

I spotted these cute Easter egg carton chickens, over on Pinterest. Being totally braced for a Pinterest fail, I was pleasantly surprised! The kids will […]

A Family Tradition – Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders

A Family Tradition – Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders

  Children really do treasure doing things with a parent, and it’s exactly this kind of thing that helps to form those precious childhood memories. […]

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 […]