Just For Fun

All I Want For Christmas is…

A new pair of oven gloves, some silicone tongs to replace my ones that are falling apart and for Christmas dinner to not be a disaster. I’m sure Santa should be able to manage that, it’s not my wildest list to date. Though I admit the last one might be a little tricky to wrap.…… Continue reading All I Want For Christmas is…

Christianity · Christmas · Music

Feeling Festive #4

The day itself is very nearly upon us and for my last instalment of Feeling Festive I have picked out three tracks that never fail to give me goosebumps – there are loads of versions out there for the second two, I just picked the best quality ones I could find on YouTube. Enjoy :)…… Continue reading Feeling Festive #4

Christianity · Christmas · Music

Feeling Festive #3

So often Christmas turns into nothing but flashy lights, presents, money, tinsel and noise – the spirit of it gets buried in the wrapping paper and stresses about turkey. This week my three songs are ones that remind me to stop and remember that Christmas is about love, hope, faith, sharing and celebrating the arrival…… Continue reading Feeling Festive #3

Board and Picture Books · Book Lust · Books · Children's Fiction · Christmas

Book Lust #7 – The Spirit Of Christmas

I have seen a few reviews of this on blogs and websites and I would love to get a copy for Tori and Arthur. The message of sharing and acknowledging the fact that there are children in the world who are perhaps not as lucky as others is one that I feel is important and…… Continue reading Book Lust #7 – The Spirit Of Christmas

Christmas · Music

Feeling Festive #2

As it is picture book week this week I thought I’d make my festive track choices from my favourite Christmas kids films this time: What’s This? from The Nightmare Before Christmas As Long As There’s Christmas from Beauty & The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer from Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer:…… Continue reading Feeling Festive #2

Christianity · Christmas · Music

Feeling Festive #1

December is here and there is no denying that Christmas is creeping ever closer – Santa is everywhere and the internet is plagued with elves on shelves. This means that it is finally perfectly acceptable to break out the Christmas music – one of the best things about the season! I thought I’d share my top…… Continue reading Feeling Festive #1

Fashion · Pretty Please?

Pretty Please? #1 – Onesie Wishlist

There are so many funny and adorable onesies out there that I have seen in shops and on my friends’ Facebook/Twitter/Instagram feeds that I have got a fair wish list building up. The dark evenings at the moment mean snuggling up in a onesie is highly appealing – I already have two (a cow and…… Continue reading Pretty Please? #1 – Onesie Wishlist

365 Project · Family

365 Project Week 34 ~ ‘Family’

CHRISTMAS EVE: ‘Twas the night before Christmas… CHRISTMAS DAY: Santa’s been!! BOXING DAY: Playing with new toys – Small free!! THURSDAY (Christmas Take Two): Because families are too big to squish together all the time – we get to do everything twice and get double the love!! FRIDAY: There is no love quite like the…… Continue reading 365 Project Week 34 ~ ‘Family’