How to Host a Charity Coffee Morning

A few days ago I wrote an update post about my charity fundraising for WellChild. I’m running the London Marathon for them next April, and have a fundraising target of £1,600. With such a big target I wanted to start fundraising right away to give myself the best chance of hitting and hopefully exceeding that target. One of the events that I’d planned was a coffee morning. Taking advantage of a school inset day on a Friday, I decided to open up my house and garden to local parents and their children for a few hours in the morning. Having… [Read More]

Rise and Shine! It’s time to take on the Early Bird Challenge!

I am not a morning person. I never have been and I doubt I ever will be. My husband on the other hand is definitely a morning person. Once he’s awake, he’s awake! It doesn’t matter what time it is. Before our twins were born he would regularly wake at 6am and just sit watching TV or play one of his games.  I’d be quite happy staying in bed until 10am, sometimes 11am. When I was in my teens you’d be lucky to see me before midday.  Since having children you’d think all that would have changed and that I’d… [Read More]

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning: Cardiff

SIWAN MORRIS, HELEN JENKINS AND M&S TO HOST MACMILLAN’S WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING AT M&S CARDIFF CAFÉ Local event aims to help raise £1 million for charity Welsh actress Siwan Morris, local Olympian Helen Jenkins and The Lord Mayor are joining forces with M&S to help launch a special World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event for Macmillan Cancer Support at the M&S Café at Cardiff Queen Street on Friday 27 September. Starting at 10am, Siwan and Helen will help get the coffee morning and fundraising activities underway. These  will include: A cake decorating demonstration by Avana Bakeries Hand massages from the M&S Beauty team Children’s cupcake… [Read More]