Project 366 2016 Week 51-52

Project 366 2016 Week 52

Project 366 2016 Week 51-52 Day 353-366 – It’s Christmas so someone had to be ill! Sunday 18th December  – Day 353 After a bad night and morning Monkey seemed brighter this afternoon so we decided to head to Stoke Wood for a little walk.  Monkey happily collected leaves and seemed… Continue reading »

Happy Christmas 2016

Happy Christmas 2016

Well here we are, how early did your kids get you up this morning?  I’m hoping Monkey will be good to me and wait until 7 ish but we will see.  I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas 2016.  I hope you all have… Continue reading »

Berry the Elf in 2016 – day 13-24 #elfontheshelf

Berry the Elf in 2016 - day 13-24

Berry the Elf in 2016 – days 13-24 – what’s our naughty little elf been up to this week? 13th December Berry discovered that our printer is also a photocopier and decided to take his own kind of selfie.  He then got stuck admiring himself! 14th December Time to get cosy in… Continue reading »

Berry the Elf in 2016 – days 1-12 #elfontheshelf

Berry the Elf in 2016 - week 1

So Berry the Elf is back and full of mischief as ever.  There was much excitement her on 30th November when the Elf Door appeared at the bottom of the stairs.  Mummy, Berry’s coming back! exclaimed a very excited Monkey. So what’s been happening? Berry the Elf in 2016 – day… Continue reading »

Making Christmas memorable with ELC #ComeAndPlay

Making Christmas memorable with ELC

As we get ever closer to the big day later this month, Monkey and I have been talking about my Christmas’s as a child and the traditions we had.  Very much like Monkey, we always spent Christmas Day at home, just the four of us.  We’d see my Granny and… Continue reading »

Getting in the Christmas spirit at Warwick Castle

Getting in the Christmas spirit at Warwick Castle

Monkey is really starting to show an interest in history much to my delight.  I’m a big fan of all things castle related and last weekend we were getting in the Christmas spirit at Warwick Castle.  It’s been just over two years since I last visited with Monkey, and I was… Continue reading »

Portable North Pole Magic Pass #iBelievePNP

Portable North Pole Magic Pass

As December gets ever closer, so does the excitement of Monkey’s forthcoming birthday and the arrival of Father Christmas. Part of our build up this year will include the package available with the Portable North Pole Magic Pass.  We’ve been fan’s of PNP for longer than I’ve been blogging.  It’s a… Continue reading »

Feeling festive at Waddesdon Manor

Feeling festive at Waddesdon Manor

You all know that Monkey and I love visiting Waddesdon Manor, it’s been one of our ‘go to’ places since he was really small.  He knows his way around the grounds and we always have fun. My niece had been offered the chance to visit for the first time with… Continue reading »

The Snowman Blog tour #TheSnowman and giveaway

The Snowman Blog tour

If you’ve been reading the blog over the years you’ll know that we are big fans of The Snowman and Snowdog here and I’m thrilled to be taking part in this years The Snowman Blog tour.  Sharing with you some lovely gift ideas for fans of these lovely characters. Have you been… Continue reading »

Twenty Four Days to Christmas – a book review

Twenty Four Days to Christmas

I’m sharing a charming book with you today as part of a blog tour. Twenty Four Days to Christmas is written by Fred Arthur and is available in Kindle and Paperback form.  If you’re looking for a book to add to your Christmas themed collection or as part of a book… Continue reading »