Christmas Eve, for me, is the calm before the storm. It's the bit of quiet time before the panic to get everything cooked and on the dinner table, in amongst opening presents and trips to see various family members. It's the time to just slow down, take a walk around town to look at the… Continue reading A quiet Christmas Eve night in
This year I'm making a conscious effort to support small businesses when it comes to Christmas shopping, from food to gifts, to decorations and gift wrap. Wherever possible I'm avoiding the high street chains and buying from local and independent sellers. I don't know about you but one of my favourite things about Christmas is… Continue reading Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]
For Jenson's first Christmas we're starting the Christmas Eve box tradition. I saw loads of bloggers doing it last year and love the idea of children having something to open on Christmas Eve to help build the excitement - not that he'll need the help as he gets older, I'm sure! Each year it'll have… Continue reading What’s in Jenson’s Christmas Eve box?