My local Christmas lights switch-on

This weekend I went to the Christmas Lights switch on event in our nearby town and this had become a bit of a festive tradition for our family in recent years. I happened to be shopping in the town when they were installing their Christmas lights this year so I got a sneaky peek at the decorations and even saw their […]

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DIY Craft Project – Personalised Christmas Stocking

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks working on a present for my new nephew, and have finally finished it – so I thought I’d share my project with you. I have used my Crafting Christmas Gifts book from Dunelm Mill for the penguin pattern and stocking-making instructions, and it was so easy follow that […]

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Holdays are coming… holidays are coming…

Well, this Christmas is already turning out to be one of the best I’ve ever had – starting with an amazing visit from the Holidays Are Coming Coca-Cola truck to the nearby town. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the event announced in the local newspaper (I actually jumped up and down & […]

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Are reindeer real? I’ve never seen one in real life before…

Until last weekend! And I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw two real-life reindeer for the first time in my life (which consists of many years experience). It was possibly the happiest Christmas moment I’ve ever had. As I stroked the reindeer’s forehead I realised that this was the pet I needed in my […]

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