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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want

So you know I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

As I mentioned earlier, I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

I’ve already covered, eat and drink ideas for you, today is all about things people want. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want

Family Games Night This Christmas

Table-top games sales set to soar this Christmas

Research reveals parents are planning to spend the festive season – and beyond – sitting down and enjoying some good old family fun with their children. The market for table-top games is booming as ‘quality time’ becomes more precious than ever before. This may not a surprise to many of you, as I know you love playing a board game with your kids as much as I do.

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We love games

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This Plus That Equals…. What I Want for Christmas

This plus that equals…. what I want for Christmas

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. The last few weeks I’ve been writing up my Christmas Gift Guides, 2 have gone live and 2 are scheduled. They are packed full of things that I would love, otherwise I wouldn’t feature them but it did get me thinking about what I want for Christmas outside of gifts. So here they are.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Eat and Drink

I don’t know about you but I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

So I’ve got some eat and drink ideas for you. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Eat and Drink

Amazing Advent

Can you believe Christmas is nearly upon us?

For me it’s super exciting as it’s my favourite time of year. Even sooner than Christmas it’s time for advent calender’s.

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Let’s get Christmas sorted

At home we have a lovely wooden one for L that we get to fill ourselves but I love looking for something different that we can do to add to our family Christmas traditions.

This year I’m really excited about the lovely advent jigsaw we have from Wentworth and the amazing family activity calendar from Illustries. Continue reading Amazing Advent

Amazing Christmas Hamper Giveaway

I like to take a bit of time off in December, what with it being my favourite month and all. So to treat you all, during November I have arranged an amazing prize for you all. A Christmas Hamper filled to bursting with cool things.

I’m going to start by saying a massive thank you to all the fab brands who got involved, I hope you’ll love everything as much as I do.

So here’s what is in this amazing hamper:

  1. A Rebel Tech Kit from Sugru
  2. 1 x Bottle Great Uncle Cornelius’ Famous Spiced Ginger
  3. Festive Doris & Co Mug
  4. Lumie Iris Bodyclock with essential oils
  5. Trolls Bedding Bundle from Character World inc Single Duvet Set, Cushion & Poncho Towel
  6. Mio Skincare Liquid Yoga Candle & Space Spray
  7. Miniature Bottle of Monkey Shoulder Whisky
  8. The English Soap Company Winter Village set inc Gift Bar Soap, Guest Soap and Soy Candle
  9. A £50 DIWAH Jewellry Gift Voucher
  10. Festive Box of Zippy Bibs
  11. Some fun added surprises just from me xx

    Christmas Hamper
    Christmas Hamper

This hamper is worth in excess of £360 and is packed with things to make your Christmas easier, with fab gifts and home essentials I’m sure whoever wins this will be really happy.

All you need to do is enter your details into the Rafflecopter app below and follow as many of the great companies that have taken part as you fancy. The more you follow the more entries you get.

Good luck everyone xx

a Rafflecopter giveaway

A Christmas Puzzle from Wentworth

Who doesn’t need a puzzle over Christmas? Something fun to do for yourself, a gift for family or a way to keep the kids quiet for a little while.

The Puzzle That Wrapped Up Christmas
The Puzzle That Wrapped Up Christmas

Wentworth make the best puzzles out there. OK that’s only my opinion and my Granddad’s. But if you knew how many puzzles my granddad gets through then you would appreciate his opinion.  Continue reading A Christmas Puzzle from Wentworth

This Plus That Equals…. Things I’m Excited About Right Now

This plus that equals…. things I’m excited about right now

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. After a few weeks of feeling a bit low I’ve decided to focus on things I’m excited about right now.

It’s nice to have things to look forward to and there is some seriously cool stuff coming up.

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This Plus That Equals…. Why I Love Christmas in July

This plus that equals…. why I love Christmas in July

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about Christmas in July. The time of year all the big brands, supermarkets and high street stores showcase their Christmas ranges.

Continue reading This Plus That Equals…. Why I Love Christmas in July