Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what's important.  The Brainy One and I have given to charity all year round for all of our married life, but for the last few years we have stepped … Continue reading Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Dear Mum and Dad

Back in the Summer, I made The Boy Child a Secret Keeper ...  after I'd had a chat with him about Santa.  He wasn't very impressed with neither me nor the 'secret', truth be told, but he rallied when I pointed out he could still write a Christmas Wish List. Did you notice that he … Continue reading Dear Mum and Dad

December Daily | Foundation Pages

Welcome to this year's December Daily; it's my favourite project of the year.  Ordinarily I begin work on the foundation pages in mid-October, but this year there was a blip in my plan. The calendar was a free download from Ali. The kit I'd ordered via Scrapbook & Cards Today in late September failed to … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

December Daily | Days 21-25

Welcome to my favourite project of the year!  Let's see how days 21-25 turned out: Day 21: The first day of the school holidays and we marked it with a visit to the Panto in the West End.  It was really quite rude in places.A simple 7x5 photo of The Boy Child, with journaling on the reverse, … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25

December Daily | Days 16-20

Welcome to my favourite project of the year!  Let's see how days 16-20 looked: Day 16:  A fun day in town with our visitors and home in time for pyjamas, Champagne and the Strictly final. Day 17:  One set of house guests left and another one arrived.  Herman the tortoise came on his holidays as his … Continue reading December Daily | Days 16-20