Seasonal

Celebrating New Year When You’ve Got Kids

How do you celebrate the New Year when you have kids? We’ve never really been ones for going out much and since having our eldest child 17 years ago, it’s not something that’s really crossed our minds. While the oldest children were tiny, New Year for us generally consisted of trying to stay awake until… Continue reading Celebrating New Year When You’ve Got Kids

Reviews · Seasonal

Hosting Christmas Our Way with Tesco

Tesco asked us to try out some of their Christmas Party Food range as part of The Orchard’s, Host Christmas Your Way campaign. As we already had plans to host part of the family for Boxing Day this year, we thought that would be a perfect time to try out some of the delicious-sounding Christmas desserts.… Continue reading Hosting Christmas Our Way with Tesco

Elf on the Shelf Antics · Seasonal

Elf on the Shelf Antics : Day 24

The last night of Elf on the Shelf Antics sees Joey delivering Our Christmas Eve Box as a parting gift before he flies back to The North Pole with Santa tonight. Always a big favourite with the kids, they can’t wait to see what’s inside later on 😉 Last night also saw Night 23 of The Book Advent with… Continue reading Elf on the Shelf Antics : Day 24

Recipes · Seasonal

Melting Snowman Biscuits

Just like with the Christmas Pudding Biscuits, Melting Snowman Biscuits are a quick, easy, no-bake recipe perfect for getting the kids involved with the Christmas baking. To start, you will need : A packet of plain biscuits like Digestives or Rich Tea Icing Sugar (made up into standard cake icing) White marshmallows Black writing icing Orange… Continue reading Melting Snowman Biscuits

Elf on the Shelf Antics · Seasonal

Elf on the Shelf Antics : Day 23

As we’re almost at the end of our Elf on the Shelf Antics, this morning, Joey had a very special delivery to make……the kids official Nice List certificates from Santa Claus himself 🎅🏻 (we found these in B&M) The kids were thrilled to find out they had made the nice list 😊 Last night also saw… Continue reading Elf on the Shelf Antics : Day 23