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 ...

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 ...

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 &...

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 ...

  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 […]

Chocolate Coated Sprinkle Covered North Pole or Birthday Milk

Chocolate Coated Sprinkle Covered North Pole or Birthday ...

Kids love a surprise and whether you surprise them with a chocolate coated sprinkle covered North Pole milk, or a chocolate coated sprinkle covered Birthday milk, […]

How The Christmas Letters Are Made & The Philosophy Behind Them

How The Christmas Letters Are Made & The Philosophy ...

For those interested in the ‘behind the scenes’ of how these Christmas Letters are made up, and the philosophy behind them! The main philosophies behind […]

Lucky Dip Simple Fairy & Tooth Fairy Letters!

Lucky Dip Simple Fairy & Tooth Fairy Letters!

I wrote a bespoke Tooth Fairy Letter a couple of weeks ago, for a child with learning difficulties ….  From that came this Lucky Dip letter […]

A Magical Idea For The Tooth Fairy …

A Magical Idea For The Tooth Fairy …

  This is such a simple and lovely idea that works equally well for girls and boys.  It makes the Tooth Fairy visit even more […]

Ways To Help Make A Magical Childhood

Ways To Help Make A Magical Childhood

‘A Magical Childhood’ is something we’d all love our kids to have.  There’s very little better in life than seeing their faces bursting with excitement, […]

Lollipop Stick Fairy & Elf Doors!

Lollipop Stick Fairy & Elf Doors!

They say if you’d like to invite Fairies or Elves into your home, all you need to do is provide either a Fairy Door or […]

Win a Bundle of Unusual Tooth Fairy Letters!

Win a Bundle of Unusual Tooth Fairy Letters!

*The prize can be exchanged for a bundle of Fairy Letters (the non-tooth variety) on request. Never be caught out again! Stock up on a […]

Fun Children’s Birthday Tradition – Interview With The Kids!

Fun Children’s Birthday Tradition – Interview...

This is such a fun children’s birthday tradition, and a great way to keep a record of your little ones growing into big ones.  You can enjoy […]

Fun Letter Writing Skills For Children!

Fun Letter Writing Skills For Children!

As I’m sure you’ve all worked out, I’m a huge fan of actual handwritten letters that you send via the post, which then arrive with […]

Magical DIY Fairy & Christmas Wishes

Magical DIY Fairy & Christmas Wishes

  Simple things such as this little bottle of magical DIY Fairy or Christmas wishes, are often the most magical for children.  And being a […]

Magical Glittery DIY North Pole or Tooth Fairy Coins

Magical Glittery DIY North Pole or Tooth Fairy Coins

Make these magical glittery DIY Tooth Fairy coins yourself as a surprise for your little ones, OR make them as a craft activity together.  The […]