Three Days of an Elf for Christmas

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This year we’ve introduced an Elf for Christmas to our twin girls. We’ve never done the whole Elf thing before, but after being sent one to review which aims to promote good behaviour I was keen to give it a go. I planned out what activities our Elves would be doing each day. You can read about these activities in my post, 24 Days of Elf Visitor Activities. Rather than write a post each day of what the Elves have been getting up to, I thought I’d share a weekly update. So, our Elves arrived on 1st December and I think… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

The Binky Linky has had a makeover and will now be forever known as ‘That Friday Linky’. Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my husband, Nigel, who blogs at DIY Daddy are your hosts. If… [Read More]

Why travelling to find designer wedding dresses is a great idea

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There are lots of reasons why a bride-to-be would choose to travel across the country to try on designer wedding dresses in stylish boutiques but the best reason is a chance to enjoy the day with close family and friends. The process of finding a dream wedding dress is relatively straightforward but it can be time consuming which means that by travelling to another town or city may help focus the bride’s attention on the type of dress that best suits their body shape and the wedding venue itself. It’s also great fun to travel to find a wedding dress… [Read More]

What effect is social media having on our children?

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Social media is a big part of our world. It’s a great way for families all over the world to stay in touch with one another, but at what age should children be given access to social media? Just to clarify social media to me are platforms such as You Tube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. I read an article not long ago about children who are addicted to their iPads. Children as young as four were seriously addicted to playing games and watching videos on these devices. Our twins are nearly five years old, and they do play on our phones… [Read More]

Reflections

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Life is a funny thing isn’t it. It’s something we all take for granted. Something we all know is fragile and short, yet every single one of us, at some point or another hasn’t given life the appreciation it truly deserves. To be alive is something truly special. Truly amazing, but more often than not it takes something tragic, heartbreaking and often life changing for us to realise just how amazing life really is. Some people in life are lucky. They’re rich, have no worries, and really do have it all. Others are poor, worry everyday and have nothing. You also… [Read More]

Happy Birthday to Hubby!

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Today is my husband, Nigel’s, birthday. Happy birthday hunny! I just wanted to write a little something for you. I’d never be able to fit what I want to say into a birthday card, so I thought I’d share it here for all to see instead! When I first met you, all those years ago, I knew there was something different about you. You don’t try to change me or who I am, and likewise, I don’t try to change you or who you are. We love each other because of who we are, and I think that’s a really… [Read More]

24 Days of Elf Visitor Activities

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This is the first year that we will be having two little visitors. Thanks to the lovely people over at An Elf for Christmas, our twin girls are going to be visited by two Elves. A boy elf and a girl elf. You can read my review of An Elf for Christmas here, but in the meantime I thought I would share with you what our Elf visitors will be getting up to in the run up to Christmas. December 1st – Elves arrive with Advent Calendars for the girls and welcome letters December 2nd – The Elves have magic… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

The Binky Linky has had a makeover and will now be forever known as ‘That Friday Linky’. Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my husband, Nigel, who blogs at DIY Daddy are your hosts. If… [Read More]