Beating the Christmas Bloat with BioCare…

*this is a collaborative post. I hope it’s helpful as we start the festivities and fun of the Christmas season* We are lucky enough to be off to France for Christmas this year, which means there will be a lot of lovely French food and wine. The French know how to eat, and we know […]

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Oh Christmas tree…

Our tree went up this week.  There was a bit of squabbling involved. I wasn’t well, so lay on the sofa directing affairs, and trying not to get annoyed when things didn’t look like I wanted them too. Half way through, I decided to just let the kids loose and stopped telling them what to […]

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My Sunday Photo 2/12/18

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas… Are you humming the song yet? This is not my garden, I wish it was! (shared with permission though!) 

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Moo Free Advent Calendars – a giveaway…

*the winners for this giveaway have been contacted and the prizes sent. Unfortunately we had some issues with someone spamming and had to work with Gleam to find the correct entries* It’s that time of the year again. Christmas is coming, and we and everyone else is getting organised, planning gift shopping, food shopping, spending […]

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Christmas fun tag…

So the lovely Emma over at EmmaandFamily tagged me in a post asking me some questions about Christmas to share. I thought it might be fun.  What’s your favorite Christmas movie? – Home Alone 1 & 2. I don’t know why, maybe because it’s so silly and funny. My kids love them too, so we pull […]

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Christmas is still bittersweet, allow me my grief…

Christmas is usually an amazing time, with friends and family and to enjoy a break, give gifts, food and fun.  For me, it’s bittersweet though. I love it, but it is still tinged with grief, and a touch of sadness.  We have all the fun of planning and preparation, two excited children, shopping, cooking, seeing […]

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The Nutcracker on Ice – perfect Christmas Family Fun

I’m a huge ballet fan, and I have two children currently taking dance classes with a local ballet school and they are becoming familiar with the classics of ballet. One of my top favourites is The Nutcracker. It’s a perfect mix of dance and music and it’s one I am keen for my children to […]

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Win a grown up Advent Calendar from Hotel Chocolat

We are rather fond of chocolate in all its kinds round these parts, and we are delighted to offer something special JUST for grown ups. If like me, you appreciate good chocolate and don’t want to share, but find yourself tempted to hack open the doors of your children’s advent calendars, then you need to […]

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