We are always on the lookout for fun family games. After all, at any family gathering, playing games in the living room is quite often a highlight. From personal experience, games most often come out over the Christmas holidays as it is a great way to get everyone together in one room - normally around the fire!
Depending on the size of the group, this will very much depend on what type of game that you are going to want to play. Some board games in a large family setting might not be overly practical. However, playing a game of charades will most certainly tick the box.
Personally, I do love a great game of charades, it always brings quite a bit of comedy (and humility to our...
Christmas time is full of magic and there is something super exciting for parents when it comes to reading bedtime stories. For me, reading about Christmas at night time creates a certain magic, I guess that it has something to do with the fact that Santa Clause visits in the night time on Christmas Eve.
There really are some great stories out there for our little ones to enjoy (and you parents too).
The Christmas Bear
Available through Amazon
When Father Christmas sets off to deliver the presents, poor Bear is left behind in the workshop! How will he make it to Tom's house in time for Christmas morning? Lift the flaps to find out, as he chases Santa's sleigh through icy seas and snowy forests, all the...
Christmas is, by far, one of the busiest times of the year. There is just so much to do over the festive period and if you are hosting Christmas, there is a tonne to do. No one said that it would be easy!! Amongst getting your own house in order, there is normally a magnitude of parties to go to and social gatherings that kind of make you feel that there is just no time!
However, with a little preparation, you can lighten the load and make sure that you spend quality time with the family and not worry about something that you may have missed along the way. Here's our rough guide on how to get through it.
Start of December
By now, you should almost...
As the festive season closes in, there is going to be many a Christmas lunch where you are going to want your little one to be wearing the latest Christmas jumper. And that's not to mention the big day itself.
There are some super cute designs out there this year and it is best to take advantage of them early before they sell out. To make it easy, we have split them out into boys and girls.
We will of course add to these as the season goes on.
Happy Christmas jumpering!!
Mini Boden Girls' Reindeer Cardigan, Drake Green
Available through John Lewis & Partners
A lovely jumper to add to the festive wardrobe for the cold weather. Knitted from super soft cotton blend with a hint of wool for...
There is a certain magic about watching a Christmas family movie. It's a time when everyone sits down, with some popcorn and enjoys some time together. And what's more, there is always a magic about a good Christmas movie to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.
And whilst there are hundreds of Christmas movies that you can watch, we have chosen the good old traditional family ones as our picks for the festive season. It is now easier than ever to watch Christmas movies as most of the streaming platforms such as Amazon and Netflix will have a raft of them available to sit down and watch with the family.
So make sure you get some popcorn, get cosy on the sofa and enjoy a great...
With an ever increasing number of advent calendars available over the festive period, it makes it hard to choose one as a gift. However, if you are out to really surprise someone this Christmas, look no further than our round up of beauty advent calendars for this year. Many of the manufacturers have really pulled out the stops and produced some lovely gifts.
What is extremely nice about these gifts is that there are so many products contained within them, it really gives you a chance to test out what some of the major brands have on offer. Who knows, you may find future favourite and you'll have time to get it on your Christmas wish list! Not to mention that your gift will almost...
There's no doubt about it that there are a whole host of advent calendars out there for you to buy with all sorts inside of them.
However, many of us enjoy a good old fashioned chocolate advent calendar to see in the festivities of Christmas. Well, why not go for something a little special this year with a premium chocolate advent calendar, here are some of the best out there today.
Also, don't forget to check out our other advent calendar round ups here:
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Hotel Chocolat Advent To Share
From: John Lewis & Partners
Kicking off in the premium chocolate advent calendars this year is brought to you by Hotel Chocolat. We love this one because sharing is caring and there is no better time to...