Christmas Eve Traditions

Christmas Eve is my favourite part of Christmas. I love the anticipation – how exciting it is, to be waiting for Christmas Day. Christmas Eve traditions are a big part of Christmas for me When I was a kid, we used to do the same thing every Christmas Eve – …

Leeds Castle Christmas Market

I love Christmas markets. Because I love Christmas. I love being surrounded by Christmas decorations and gifts. I even love the crowds, which I would normally avoid any other time of year! Leeds Castle Christmas Market 2018 On December 1st, my best friend and I went to Leeds Castle Christmas …

Christmas Pudding Cookies

The twins love helping me bake. And, since it’s Christmas, what could be better than Christmas Pudding Cookies I wanted to bake something easy enough for the twins to get involved with and Christmassy enough for Blogmas! So I hit Pinterest for some ideas and figured it couldn’t get much …

Christmas and Depression

I might have mentioned (once or twice) that I love Christmas. It’s actually the time of year when I’m at my happiest. But it’s not hard to see why some people sometimes struggle. Christmas and depression often go hand in hand There’s a lot of pressure on everyone at Christmas, …

Local Grottos – The Hidden Gems of Christmas

I LOVE Santa. I love the idea of Santa and I love taking the twins to meet him.¬† This is not something that I can just do once per year. I originally limited it to 3 this year, but I have zero self control and we’ll have seen 5 Santas …

Tips for Stress Free Christmas Shopping

The title of this post is a bit misleading. Let’s be honest. If you’ve left your Christmas shopping until now, there’s definitely going to be some stress involved. What were you thinking?? Didn’t you read my post about¬†how to get organised in July to save time in December?? I guess …