Children · Christmas · December · family time · health · horse riding · Parenting · Uncategorized

Christmas Eve Eve and one crazy week!

So it's Christmas Eve eve and we have made it through this mad week! T finished school Tuesday and had a sleepover at her friends house until Wednesday. They had a really fun day all day Wednesday making Christmas crafts and playing at an indoor play.  I finished work Wednesday after a really funny secret… Continue reading Christmas Eve Eve and one crazy week!

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Adult braces · December · Dentist · Looking back · reflection · Uncategorized

Adult Braces 1 year on!

Exactly 1 year ago today I walked out of the orthodontist in tears. Yes I had chosen to have braces but I don't think I had mentally prepared myself for how bad they would look on crooked teeth. 1 year on I've got the confidence to smile with my teeth out in photos, something I… Continue reading Adult Braces 1 year on!

Christmas · Christmas Traditions · date night · December · Family · family time · Friendship · making memories · Parenting · Uncategorized

Christmas Update!

So I've been a little quiet but it's been all go around here full of Christmas activities, catch ups and just generally getting ready for the big day!  Here's a little update on what I've been up to; Christmas date night- this time of year gets a little crazy with friends, family and Scott's work… Continue reading Christmas Update!

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Snow day fun!

So yesterday we had snow for the first time in years! Not a tiny bit, not an icing sugar style dusting but real snow that you can actually make a snowman from!  We were staying at a friend's so driving home in the morning was a little treacherous but once we got home we were… Continue reading Snow day fun!

Christmas · Christmas Traditions · craft · December · Love · making memories · Parenting · Uncategorized

Week one of Christmas!

This week has been full of Christmas feeling, We have our trees up, we have one in the living room and T has hers in her playroom, and for the first time ever we have lights on the front of our house and a wreath on our door! Yep we are in full on Christmas… Continue reading Week one of Christmas!

Childhood · Children · Christmas · Christmas Traditions · December · Family · fun activities · making memories · Parenting · Uncategorized

What Christmas Means To Me

Cosy evenings in- full on pjs on, open fire, hot chocolate, candles lit and cuddles in front of the Christmas lights. Christmas activities with the little one- anything from Christmas cookies to cards, seeing Father Christmas and the Christmas lights in town, anything with the C word at the start of it we will give… Continue reading What Christmas Means To Me

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Christmas Traditions 

Lighting an Advent candle- I've had one every year since I was expecting T, she was due on Christmas day so I wasn't only counting down to Christmas that year but also to meeting her too! It just happened she was 8 days late so I kept counting beyond Christmas but I've had a candle… Continue reading Christmas Traditions 

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Our trip to Father Christmas and our gift back.

You might think it's a little early to visit a grotto yet but unfortunately with my husband's work we don't get a lot of free time together in December so we have to make the most of the time we do get as a family.  We have been to the same Winter Wonderland every year… Continue reading Our trip to Father Christmas and our gift back.