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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Stockings

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making stockings.

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Home Decor

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making some great Home Decor items.

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Elves Behavin’ Badly

I have some very exciting news. I am a brand ambassador for Elves Behavin’ Badly. From the 1st December up until Christmas our elves will be up to mischief and I’ll be sharing it across my social channels.

Elves Behavin' Badly
Sleepover – We’ve got enough Elves at home to make it a pretty epic sleepover

Unless you’ve been living under a brick for the past few years you’ll have come across the Elf phenomenon in its many guises.

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Christmas Cards

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making Christmas Cards.

Handmade card
I love the cute characters of this range

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Baubles

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making baubles.  Continue reading The 12 Makes of Christmas – Baubles

The 12 Makes of Christmas – Advent Calendars

Hobbycraft, who in June this year launched their earliest ever Christmas to meet the demand of customers, will be on hand to guide shoppers with their 12 Makes of Christmas to get you into the Christmas spirit!

The retailer will be hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. The UK’s largest craft retailer has pulled together a 12 week guide for how to get organised for the season ahead. Continue reading The 12 Makes of Christmas – Advent Calendars

Our Christmas Break at Bluestone

We have never been away at Christmas time before, not once. But with work being a bit stressful and all the upheaval we have gone through recently I couldn’t have been happier when Bluestone got in touch to see if we would like to stay for a few nights.

Christmas Holiday Fun
Christmas Holiday Fun

A holiday park with a difference, Bluestone is set in a beautiful National Park in Pembrokeshire, Wales. We loved Pembrokeshire last time we visited, and were familiar with the area There is loads to see and do, plenty of walking, attractions and a truly stunning coastline. We were so excited to be returning, especially as Bluestone had everything we needed, right there, there would be no additional travelling, spending or time. Just a few days to kick back and relax. Oh and Christmas was in full swing which was really exciting. All the December breaks included tickets to ‘The Kingdom of the Elves’.

Christmas Tree in The Adventure Centure
Christmas Tree in The Adventure Centure

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The Pet Emergency Plan from Vets Now

Over Christmas there are a lot of extra treats around, wrapping, ribbon and all sorts of other things that are actually quite troublesome for our pets. So Vets Now, who get 41% more pet emergencies than usual over the Christmas period, have created a Pet Emergency Plan as well as some fun videos.  Continue reading The Pet Emergency Plan from Vets Now

Christmas Jumper Day & Chocolate

We joined in with Christmas Jumper Day today. I wore my jumper to work, L wore his to nursery and apparently wouldn’t take it off all day, even though he was really hot. Bless him, that’s dedication right there. The we all went to see the Christmas lights in Norwich this evening. But I think Cadbury might have just put us to shame. To celebrate Christmas Jumper Day, Cadbury has created the ultimate festive jumper knitted entirely from chocolate. Yes, knitted from chocolate.

Having fun in our jumpers this evening
Having fun in our jumpers this evening

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This Plus That Equals…. Christmas

This plus that equals…. Christmas

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. We’re midway through December and it’s nearly Christmas. Christmas is and always has been my favourite time of year. I throw myself into it whole heartedly and now I’ve got L to share it with I’m just even more excited. I’ve already shared my Christmas wishes, but here is a little bit about how I like to prepare for the big day.
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