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Things to Do With Kids Over Christmas

1. Go and see The Hobbit We went to see The Hobbit in IMAX 3D and loved it. It’s possibly a bit frightening (and long!) for younger children but older children will enjoy it. That said, Erin is six and … Continue reading

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A Step-by-step Guide to Wrapping Your Gifts

With Christmas just around the corner, many of us are dreading the task of last-minute gift-wrapping. The media bombards us with images of perfectly-wrapped presents in piles beneath the Christmas tree, but creating such beautiful packages can sometimes seem like … Continue reading

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Christmas at Xscape Glasgow

We’re just back from a lovely family Christmas day out at Xscape in Glasgow. We started our day with a round of adventure golf at Paradise Island. The last time we played adventure golf was in Florida. Three years on … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Christmas Market

I love a market, ideally one with lots of food. Edinburgh’s Christmas market certainly fits the bill, and we’re lucky that it’s our local christmas market. If you’re going to visit the Christmas market, and I recommend you do, then … Continue reading

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Christmas Competition: Win an All Terrain Kart

I have a fab competition that gives you the chance to win your child’s main gift this year. I remember as a kid skidding down steep hills on skateboards and handmade karts in various races so the All Terrain Kart … Continue reading

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Playmobil Advent Calendars

We’ve been sent some goodies from Playmobil for Christmas. I love the idea of a non-chocolate advent calendar, although we do already have our chocolate one waiting on the side ready for the 1st December. These Playmobil Advent Calendars reveal … Continue reading

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Top Toys this Christmas

Parents everywhere are getting ready for the festive season and the annual search for the perfect toy. We’re here with a quick rundown of the top toys this year, which should give you a few ideas to play with, if … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Experience Ideas

It’s nice opening presents on Christmas day, and a well thought out gift can really lift your mood, but I do love a ‘gift experience’. A gift experience like a show or meal out delivers both excitement on the day … Continue reading

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Getting Organised for Christmas

Well the festive season is just around the corner. If like me you are trying to get organised and not leave everything to the last minute, here are some tips on how to get a head start on preparations for … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Idea: Forman & Field Hamper

There is nothing that delights me more than receiving food in the post. Nothing. And it’s happened twice this week. Yes, I am in my happy place. My first food parcel (I’ll tell you ALL about the other one in … Continue reading

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