Elf on the Shelf: Week 2

Well this week has been a super busy week for us! It is the last week of preschool and boy can we tell! We are all so tired, the girls have been going to be […]

Gingerbread Biscuit Christmas Tree Decorations

As part of my Christmas baking plans I thought I would make some gingerbread tree decorations. I love gingerbread; it is one of my favourite biscuits. The only problem with that is I find it […]

Our Christmas Traditions

There has been a lot of talk recently about family traditions. Initially I was a little jealous thinking we don’t really have any but then I thought about it and we do. We have loads […]

bakerdays Review & Giveaway

When I was contacted by the bakerdays team to review one of their letterbox cakes how could I say no? Cake is what I do; it is what I live for (ok a bit dramatic […]

Elf on the Shelf: Week 1

We had a little visitor arrive this December.  She turned up unexpectedly on December 1st in her little box and a book explaining everything about her.  Quickly Pinky chose her name: Sparkle Heart (obviously!).  Miss […]

My Plans for 2017

I won’t lie I am looking forward to saying farewell to 2016. It has been a year of ups and downs for us in our household. Well the last 6 months have been anyway. It […]

5 Stages of Decorating the Christmas Tree

Each year we get a real tree for Christmas. I love it, the smell, the ‘full’ look and the fact that I don’t have to spend 30-40 minutes separating the fake branches. It does mean […]

A Letter to my Eldest

Dear Pinky, How do I put you into words? You are such a complex little thing, so sensitive, so kind, so moody! You can flick from mood to mood without warning. You keep me on […]