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  • Girls walking through the snowy trees at Lapland UK Christmas 2018
    Lifestyle Memories

    Christmas After Loss

      I think it’s usual to want to escape to somewhere hot and sunny the first Christmas after a loss. Somewhere without the usual traditions to remind you of Christmases past and what you’ve…

    23rd March 2019
  • Simple Child 'Thank You' Pictures
    A Creative Life Memories

    Simple ‘Thank You’ Pictures

      Today, I’m sharing an idea for simple ‘thank you’ pictures. Kids can easily create some quick ‘thank you’ pictures to send to friends and relatives to say thank you for Christmas gifts. Saying…

    9th January 2018
  • Simple DIY Wreath Making
    A Creative Life

    Last Minute Easy Christmas Wreath

      If you still haven’t got a Christmas wreath (or table centrepiece) and fancy something original – you can try an easy DIY using a wreath base from a garden centre (a plain wreath…

    14th December 2017
  • mini cheese pastries
    A Creative Life

    The Most Amazing Mini Cheese Pastries

      Based on a Delia Smith recipe for vegetarian ‘sausage’ rolls, these cheese pastries are the most popular item of any buffet / party spread I ever put on (more popular then proper sausage rolls…

    14th December 2017
  • London's Christmas Lights 2016

    London’s Christmas Lights

      A couple of Saturday’s ago, I took Seren into London to see the Christmas lights and shop windows to help us get into the Christmas mood. We started at Trafalgar Square and meandered…

    12th December 2017
  • Christmas Eve

    Christmas 2016

      Happy Twixmas! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying these funny in-between days. We are enjoying having some down time all together after such a hectic December. Kids are playing…

    29th December 2016
  • Father Christmas Visit at Springtime Nurseries
    Adventures Memories

    Santa at Springtime Nurseries

      We went to see Santa at Springtime Nurseries last week after school. Springtime is a local garden centre that completely becomes a Christmas destination at this time of year with fabulous displays, reindeer, huts…

    22nd December 2016
  • Nativity Angel

    Nativity Angel

      Another festive weekend here and we finally got our tree! Feels late for us this year. Then Seren took part in the Nativity service yesterday at a local church. She was one of…

    12th December 2016
  • christmas crayon DIY / tutorial
    A Creative Life

    Christmas Crayon DIY

      If you have a toddler like mine – who likes to join her sister colouring in but is also going through the destructive phase – then you probably have a growing pile of…

    3rd December 2016