Welcome to #mamamondays…Disney’s Moana, KaldenderHaus & Festive Percy Pigs

On #mamamondays I always try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to make Mondays – and the rest…

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10 Stylish ways to wrap Christmas gifts with brown paper

Done all your wrapping yet? Top marks to you. I am still waiting on Internet shopping to arrive, doing last minute dashes into town and trying to find the paper I brought in the January sales. Since having Miss Marnie my Christmas prep has slipped a little – but one thing I won’t let slip is my wrapping. I LOVE wrapping gifts. Seriously…it one of my favourite things. So much so that a old colleague of mine even brought me…

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The 5 things that mean Christmas is coming for me…

pict:Boden Christmas. It really is one of my favourite holidays. Although I think I prefer the build-up more than the ‘Day’ itself! But, no matter what I can’t drop the ‘C’ word (apart from at work where Christmas starts in July!) until the following five thing appear… 1) The start of Christmas 24.  In case you don’t know this is a movie channel dedicated to Christmas films all day, every day. Repeated every few days (and even an extra chance to…

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9 Cool kids Advent Calendars … and NOT a chocolate in sight

Advent calendar don’t have to be stuffed with chocolate to make kids happy – honestly. There is so many other cool ideas to help little ones count down the days until Christmas. Not that I think there is anything wrong with those daily shaped chocolate bites hidden behind a layer of foil – I remember as a child having them and used to eat it on the way to school (after brushing my teeth – so wrong!). And, of course they…

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