Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Bake Off – Christmas Tree Mince Pie Brownies

I promise you I have not gone crazy, I understand that it is nearly the end of January but I still wanted to share this blog post so I hope you enjoy! It came as a huge shock to me that Freya wanted to take part in her school’s Christmas Bake Off competition. It’s very rare that she would push …

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Freya’s 12th Birthday

Having a birthday on Christmas Eve is always quite tricky for Freya as her friends are usually busy with family. As we got closer to December it was becoming obvious that we wouldn’t be able to have a party with friends but would be able to celebrate with family. We ended up having big plans for Freya’s 12th birthday. A …

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We Got A Letter From Father Christmas!

Christmas is most definitely my favourite time of the year. I love all of the sparkle, the excitement, the music and the movies. It’s truly a magical time of the year. I know that my mum has nearly finished her Christmas shopping, I think she started it back in June! I’ve not even begun to think about Christmas yet as …

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Our Christmas 2019

I am sorry that I am still mentioning the C-word this far into January, but it helps to ease my own January/post-Christmas blues. Hands up if you are already thinking ahead for Christmas 2020? Christmas 2017 and 2018 didn’t feel like Christmas at all for me. I didn’t even get round to blogging about 2018 at all. It was horrific. …

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An 11th Christmas Eve Birthday

Not only is Christmas Eve the exciting day before Christmas, but it’s also our eldest daughters birthday.  After living in denial during the lead up to her 10th birthday last year, this birthday was really exciting and I felt like everything was organised for her as she turned a huge 11 years of age! Freya always wakes up early but …

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Fakemas Our First Christmas Celebrations Of 2019

Christmas is most definitely my favourite holiday of the year. It has this magical ability to bring everyone together, doesn’t it? I also love the decorations everywhere and the sparkle. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside and it makes the worst season of my year (winter) much more bearable. You may be wondering why the heck …

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Marsh Farm The Father Christmas Experience 2019

We are now fully in November and it is totally acceptable to be talking about Christmas now. Although it did feel extremely weird to be visiting Marsh Farm for The Father Christmas Experience in the second week of November. This was our fourth year in a row and it’s definitely an experience that I’ve spoken about many times on my …

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Marsh Farm Fairies & Dragons Day Out

During February half term Marsh Farm hosted the Fairies and Dragons event. As I am sure you are aware we work regularly with Marsh Farm so definitely take a look at our other posts on their amazing days out. This post is specifically about the time we spent and I always feel a video gives you the best feel of …

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A Mum & Daughter Day At The Ideal Home Show Christmas 2018

Christmas is by far my favourite time of the year but weirdly this year has felt the least Christmassy. In fact the whole idea of it has been making me feel anxious and a little sick. Don’t get me wrong it is still my favourite time of the year – I adore the magic! Back in November I saw that …

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Father Christmas Experience At Marsh Farm 2018

This year is our third year going to the Marsh Farm Father Christmas Experience. I’ve said it from the very first time we went, it’s our favourite grotto! So naturally we were very excited for this year too. We were booked for the first Father Christmas Experience of the day. We arrived early all dressed in our Christmas jumpers. It …

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The Play Beach At Marsh Farm

Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park is a place that holds so many fond memories. Although a lot has changed since my childhood visits there with my School, my parents and grandparents, it still remains one of my top favourite places to take the girls. This time we had been lucky enough to visit Marsh Farm for their new Play Beach …

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The End Of The School Year & Teacher Gift Ideas With Petit-Fernand

If you are anything like me then you’ve been living in a sort of denial about the end of the school year so quickly approaching. I hadn’t really realised that it was the last term if I’m honest. This year honestly is going so incredibly fast. It was a big year for us with P2 starting big school and P3 …

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Our Stay At The Orchards Holiday Park Isle Of Wight

We have been lucky enough to stay in many different holiday accommodations thanks to this little blog of mine. We’ve been glamping, hotel staying, cottages and resorts however we’ve never stayed as a family on a caravan park until last week! There are lots of cheap caravan holiday park options available across the UK. We had been invited to come …

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Finding The Right Time To Book That Family Holiday

It can be tricky to balance the daily running of your home and plan a family break at the same time. Between school, available dates, and the general buzz of a busy household, finding the time to search for the best prices on offer can often seem like a little dose of extra hassle that you just don’t have time …

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When Will Winter & Spring Finish Their Arguing?

Seriously Spring time, grow some balls and kick this Winter away sooner rather than later. So in case you are not living in the UK, we are currently living in an icy, snowy, winter wonderland yet again. It’s hard to believe that the photos in this blog post were taken on Friday. On Friday, I found myself outside without my …

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