Reflections From 2016

Another year comes to an end and this is the time that we all look back over the year just passed. We think about all…

Christmas Eve Presents – What’s Your Take …

Since doing blogmas I have been researching into the many different traditions that happen around the world with regards to when to give presents. I…

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…