MAKING HOT CHOCOLATE 30 November 2015 in Christmas, Events

THIS. I was so delighted when this gorgeous Christmas gift box arrived from Mederma. Someone there is seriously creative! Nestled inside the gift box were 3 little glass jars of hot chocolate ingredients, a large glass mason jar to mix it all into, candy...

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2014 25 December 2014 in Christmas

Wishing you a blessed and wonderful Christmas, from me to you, my dear friends… with loads of good will and joy! I apologise for my kinda (ok, very) vacant-looking expression above. It was meant to be a cute kissy face but either (A) I...

OUR FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE 11 December 2014 in Christmas

  Chris was on a mission this year – WE WERE GONNA GET A CHRISTMAS TREE!  You see, we’d never had one before, not in the 15 years we’d been together. In between moving countries and such, we just never got round to having a...

LIFE’S LITTLE QUOTES: He’s making a list, and c... 16 November 2014 in Christmas, Hunter, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Things my kids say...

  This is our first Christmas where Hunter (3.5 yrs) has reached an age where he has not only a clear understanding of what he wants, but he also understands the concept of shopping and making wish lists. And, most of all, he understands...

CHRISTMAS 2013 27 December 2013 in Christmas, Family, Parties

So how was your Christmas? Ours was pretty epic, actually. Or rather, it was for the kids. As far back as I can remember, Christmas was never a huge thing for my family – both sides are really religious and so naturally focused more...