Month: October 2016

Advent Calendars for All the Family

With a few weeks to go until 1st December, it’s time to decide how you are going to celebrate the official countdown to Christmas. Whether you are treating yourself, a loved one or all the family, there’s bound to be something in this list to suit everyone!

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Little Passports Review #4: Art

For the past few months, Izzy has been receiving the Little Passports Early Explorers subscription to review. Each month she receives a package from America which encourages children to learn about the world. Each one is themed, and the latest to arrive was all about Art.

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Little Passports is a monthly subscription package which delivers adventure right to your door. Over the next few months we will be trying out the Early Explorers subscription, for children aged 3-5, which we have kindly been gifted in return for an honest review.

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The Great Northern Christmas with Booths

There a lot of things I love about Christmas, but one of the best things about the festive season is gathering everyone around the table for a full roast dinner with all the trimmings.

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As part of a big family, Christmas dinners were always a hectic affair with everyone crowded around the table on mismatched chairs. That’s part of the fun, and spending time with family is what Christmas is all about. In recent years we’ve hosted Christmas at our own home; sometimes just us and the kids, sometimes with our families. Given the space (and a big enough table) I’d happily have a house full for the festive feast. Of course, it might be a different story if I was the one cooking, but luckily my Husband takes care of that!

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