• 5 ways to relax with the family this Christmas

    With both of my girls now old enough to fully appreciate the magic of Christmas, I am so excited for the festive season this year.  There’s definitely something about December that just puts a big smile on my face. Everything is twinkly and bright, people are happy and kids are full of wonder at the

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  • A Christmas fairytale at Lapland UK

    It’s difficult to tell who was more excited by our visit to Lapland UK, me or the kids! This place is such a magical experience that I can tell we will remember it for years to come.  Visiting Lapland UK involves going on a wonderful journey through a Christmas story starring your family! The children

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  • How to put together the perfect Christmas Eve box

    There’s something undeniably magical about old traditions, but it’s also something very special when you create new ones as well. We didn’t have Christmas Eve boxes (nor Elf on the Shelf) when I was little, but they have fast become part of the festive family celebrations. What I love most about Christmas Eve boxes is

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  • ‘Twas the night before Christmas

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, every creature was stirring even though mummy tried to be quiet as a mouse. The stockings were strewn on the floor by a chair, With the Elf on the Shelf who also laid forgotten there. The children were supposed to be tucked up in their

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  • Tips for hosting the perfect Christmas

    This Christmas I will be hosting seven of our nearest and dearest, nine if you count my two children! To say I’m a bit nervous would be an understatement. But it’s one of those things that I think will be amazing once we’re all together on the day. But to make my life a little

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  • Christmas gift guide for babies and toddlers

    Shopping for the children is the most exciting bit of Christmas for me, apart from the actual day itself. I am particularly looking forward to giving presents to my toddler this year, as at nearly three she is finally in to the whole festive build-up. She’s talking about Santa dropping down the chimney, even though

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