Happy Holidays

And a Merry Christmas to all. So…. has Father Christmas been? What did he bring you? Something yummy, something to read and something to plant I hope! Let everyone know what your very favourite present was. And… what you’ll be up to for the rest of the day? Are the family coming round? Are you […]

Christmas Eve in our House

It’s Christmas Eve – one of my very favourite days of the year. We’re lucky this year that the snow is still here so it’s all Christmassy outside while we’re snuggling infront of the fire. The boys are napping so I took this opportunity to make Devon his little tree decoration to commemorate his birth! […]

Snow Fun!

About as much fun as you can have in the snow. All you need is a monkey hat… A cardboard box… And someone to teach you how to throw snowballs. And you’re all set.

Christmassy Cake Pops

Cake Pops are my new obsession. I made these for a kids Christmas party and they went down a storm. The adults loved them and the kids thought they were lollipops and licked them until they were gone! They’re quite tricky to make and you do need some baking materials that might not be available […]

New Look for UKVG

I’ve been working on a new look for my little side project, UK Veg Gardeners, an online veg growing community. We’re almost up to 400 members now so I thought they deserved a special treat for Christmas :) I asked one of my favourite designers to come up with a logo and members button especially […]

Felt Envelope for Santa’s Letter

It’s about this time of year that I start doing some sewing. Last year, Jackson was too young to really understand what Christmas was all about. This year, however, he is old enough and is really excited about the prospect of sending Father Christmas (or Christmas, as he calls him) a letter. Of course, he […]

Choosing Our Christmas Tree

We went to buy our Christmas tree today. We were all very excited, despite the fact it took us double the time to get out of the house now that we have a newborn in tow! But when we finally made it to the Christmas tree place we had fun choosing a big tree for […]