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When daddy dresses up as Father Christmas and your toddler has no idea it's him!
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10 Ways To Make Christmas With Babies or Toddlers Easier!

  Expectations – Keep plans and expectations low key and just go with the flow. Just because it’s your baby’s first (second or third!) Christmas, doesn’t mean it will necessary be magical (i.e. more sleep filled and less demanding than usual!). Decorations – if your…

11th December 2017
decorating the Christmas tree
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10 Signs You’re A Parent At Christmas

  1. In the past the Christmas season would be kicked off with a Christmas party held – FAR TOO EARLY – in the first week of December. You would begrudgingly attend the event though by the end of it (and several glasses of mulled…

4th December 2017
Family Showcase

21 Ways To Save Money At Christmas

    Halloween is approaching fast, then it will be November and, well you know what comes next … Christmas is on the horizon. Obviously, it’s a little too early to start celebrating it but with regards to preparing for it, well you probably…

1st December 2017
Christmas Activities for Little Ones
Family Make & Create Showcase

Christmas Activities for Little Ones

We have a ‘tree’ in our kitchen – well it’s a jug full of twigs – that we hang seasonal / celebration stuff on. So photos and numbers for birthdays, eggs for Easter etc. It’s been covered in the kids’ Halloween crafts until yesterday.…

24th November 2017
Back to school
Family

Back To School

  I love this time of year – a whole fresh academic year for the kids and it always feels like a new start for me too. In fact, if only I had some new shiny shoes (why don’t I?) I would have joined…

4th September 2017
Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae
Family

Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae

  Ice cream? Unicorn-inspired? Added fruit to reduce the sugar-filled guilt? Have an Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae – what’s not to like! The sunshine has come back for the Bank Holiday weekend! It’s the perfect time to indulge in summer-y treats before autumn truly…

27th August 2017
Hitchin Lavender
Adventures Family

Lovely Lavender Fields – Hitchin Lavender

  A few weeks ago, like most of the UK blogging / Instagram community it would seem, we went to a lavender farm to pick lavender and try to take some photos of the kids. We went to our nearest spot, Hitchin Lavender in…

9th August 2017
Hue Me Happy Summer 2017
Family Mama Stories Showcase

Welcome to Hue Me Happy!

  Hi there! Welcome to Hue Me Happy! If you read my post yesterday, you’ll know that I have decided to change the focus of my blog. I set up this blog 5 years ago, originally as a sort of online baby book when…

8th August 2017
springhalftermadventures
Adventures Family

Fairies, Pirates and Playdates

  I don’t know about you but the half-term holiday just flew by here. Maybe something about having the Monday as a bank holiday. I just can’t believe we are now into the last 6 weeks of Seren’s Reception year! The clock is ticking…

5th June 2017
Father's-Day-Gift-Ideas-With-Amara
Family Lifestyle

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
Imogen Turns 3
Family

Three!

  We had a birthday in the family last week, the smallest one turned three! The passing of the years seems like such a big deal when they are so little, when she turned from one to two it was a goodbye to the…

21st May 2017