Christmas Book Advent Calendar

This is the first year I have decided to do a book advent calendar for Sophie. I left it a bit too late last year, so over the past few months I have been buying Christmas themed books which I thought would be perfect to include in the advent this year. I'm really looking forward to starting this new tradition and we now have lots of new books to read in the run up to Christmas!


The Biggest Pyjama Party Ever! #GetYourStripes

We are so excited to be involved in Matalan's #GetYourStripes campaign this year, which helps to raise funds for Alder Hey Children's Hospital. Last week there was a huge pyjama party for the children at Alder Hey and we were very kindly sent some lovely goodies for us to join in, by hosting our own pyjama party at home!


My Christmas Wishlist 2016

As Christmas is just around the corner, I wanted to share what's on my wishlist. I personally love reading what's on other people's wishlists (as I'm a bit nosy!)  - so I thought I would share what I'm lusting after for Christmas this year!


My Sunday Photo #4

I'm a little bit late posting this, but I just had to share this gorgeous photo of Sophie at Cedar Farm earlier today.


Sophie's Christmas Gifts 2016: Main Presents

Today I wanted to share the main gifts we have bought Sophie for Christmas this year, as she will have just turned three and a half by then and I personally enjoy reading this type of post for inspiration.


Saving Money On Christmas Shopping With Groupon

Disclaimer - this is a sponsored post, however all opinions are my own. 

Although Christmas is my favourite time of year, it can get very costly and money can be especially tight - not only in the run up to Christmas, but afterwards too. Which is why I love to save money where I can!


30+ Elf On The Shelf Ideas

As Christmas is just around the corner, I have found some funny and creative Elf On The Shelf ideas and have put together a list of my favourites. I think they are perfect for making the festive season more fun and exciting for you and your family, so if you're looking for some inspiration, look no further!


25 Christmas Crafts For Children

With only 6 weeks until Christmas, I thought I would share some of my favourite Christmas crafts for you and your children to do over the coming weeks, to get you feeling festive and to keep the children occupied!


Sophie's Christmas Gifts 2016: Stocking Fillers

Today I'm sharing with you the stocking fillers we have picked up for Sophie, who will be turning three and a half just before Christmas. They are mainly the smaller and inexpensive items, which I thought would be perfect for her stocking.


Vileda Easy Wring & Clean Turbo Mop | Review

Since becoming a parent three years ago, I'm always on the lookout for convenient household products that can make my life a lot easier, as time to clean is limited when Sophie is around. So when we were offered to try out the Vileda Easy Wring & Clean Turbo Mop, I thought it would be perfect.


50 Things To Do Over Christmas

As Christmas is just around the corner, I decided to put together a list of activities to do with family over the festive season. I have to say, Christmas is by far my favourite time of year, especially when you have children, as I think it's just so magical and fun! So I've included lots of fun activities to do in the run up to the big day!


Baby Born Interactive Doll | Review

When I was a little girl, I absolutely loved playing with my dolls. In fact I would spend hours upon hours in my bedroom, feeding them, changing their nappy and their outfits and pushing them around in a little dolls pushchair I had and believe it or not - one of my favourite dolls as a child was my Baby Born. So you can imagine how excited I was to be given the opportunity to review the new Baby Born Interactive Doll, and for Sophie to have one of her very own.


Top Toy Advent Calendars For Children

Can you believe it's just over three weeks until the beginning of December? That means it's almost time to bring out the advent calendars and I am so excited, as that means the countdown to Christmas is officially on! Each year I get a chocolate advent calendar for Sophie (and one for myself and Toby of course!). Although I love the idea of toy advent calendars, so I've rounded up some of my favourites!


25+ Christmas Books For Children

I love to switch around Sophie's books throughout the year depending on the season or holiday and with Christmas just around the corner, I've been on the hunt for some new books to add to her collection this year. So I thought I would do a roundup of some of the best Christmas themed books for you to read with your children over the festive season.


Top Festive Scented Candles

As we're now heading into Winter and Christmas isn't too far away, I thought I would share my top festive scented candles which are perfect for those warm & cosy evenings, snuggled on the sofa. 

Halloween 2016

We didn't really celebrate Halloween last year, so this year I decided to make a bit more of an effort now that Sophie is a bit older and has more of an understanding about it. She spent the day at pre-school but she said she had a great time there and told me all about it when I picked her up.
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