Category: Seasonal

Alternative Christmas Gift Ideas

  It’s (nearly) Christmas!! It’s the first of December tomorrow which means you can officially get excited about Christmas! Santa, trees, reindeer, turkey, champagne for breakfast (I’m not here to be judged). And presents! I love finding that perfect gift for someone, knowing they will actually adore it and will forever remember that Christmas when

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VBites Christmas Range

VBites Christmas Range VBites began way back in 1994 and are now one of the UK’s largest specialists in vegan food. They offer a delicious range of meat-free products from deli meats and salmon steaks through to having your full Christmas buffet sorted. Now I know that meat-free is not to everyone’s liking. I understand,

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Christmas Events

  (I have not received compensation for this post) Are you well and truly getting in to the Christmas spirit? Do you already have your tree up? (Are you mad?) Are there chestnuts already roasting on your open fire? If you’re still feeling like a bit of a Scrooge and you just can’t quite find

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Guy Fawkes Night

    Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot… Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes, Plot Night. Whatever you call it, us Brits love to celebrate the 5th of November with a big fire, lots of loud sparkly things, some pie and peas and toffee apples and it’s only a couple of days away!

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Halloween Movies for Kids

  It’s only fair that the little whipper snappers get to join in on the fun too… Here I have complied a list of films suitable for children, well I think they’re suitable for children but then again I let my son watch ‘Game of Thrones’ so what do I know..? That is a complete

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What’s your favourite scary movie?

“You hang up on me again and I’ll gut you like a fish” – Scream, 1996.     Here’s a list of my favourite scary movies, some of them aren’t actually that scary but are of the horror genre. I’m a bit of a wuss when it comes to horror so I’ve not really watched

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Christmas is coming…(I’m sorry but it is)

  Christmas for many people is happy and magical. The smell of chestnuts roasting on an open fire, snowmen, twinkly lights, decorating the tree, Christmas carols. It’s an enchanting time and I for one believe there is still some Christmas magic kicking about somewhere. It can, however, be an extremely chaotic time for most people.

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‘All I want for Christmas…’

      “What do you want for your birthday/Christmas?”   My answer to that would quite simply be, nothing 🙂 I’m trying to make my life as easy and simple as possible. My brain holds on to trauma and stress as though it’s oxygen, therefore I am looking to control other things that are

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Are you ready for Summer?

  With a teenager in the house life seems to sometimes revert back to when there was a toddler in the house. Going out anywhere takes four times longer than it should. Conversation has been reduced to a series of noises and bedtime is a nightmare, needing military precision planning and bribery. I know things

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