Christmas Traditions : What Are Yours?

I would have said, if someone had asked me a few years ago, that we had many Christmas traditions when we were small.  It wasn’t…

Christmas Presents : How Many Is Too Many?

Until I had children I didn’t realise how very easy it is to over buy at Christmas time.  We don’t tend to buy much during…

Christmas Gifts For Teachers : What Is Expected?

Recently there have been a number of posts on social media about christmas gifts for teachers. There are questions galore! Should people buy chocolates, give hand…

Oily Cart : A Winters Tale (Shakespeare For …

I love Shakespeare. I adore the rhyme and rhythm of the words and, over the years, I have read or watched pretty much all of…

Dessert for Christmas Lunch : Cheat or Make?

This year we will be at my mum’s for Christmas lunch which we are all really looking forward to. She is super organised and has…

Magical Christmas Eve Box Ideas

When we were small, we always had a tradition on Christmas Eve. We’d always be allowed to open one present and, no matter how well…

Christmas Stockings : Is It Worth Cheating?

So, it is a few weeks before Christmas and we are pretty much done with the present buying. We’ve spent hours on the internet checking…