DIY Wrapping! Simple Fold Gift Boxes from Christmas Greeting Cards

Gift Wrapping Ideas: Simple Fold Gift Boxes from Christmas Cards

If you have gift cards, jewelry or other small items to gift this year, these simple fold gift boxes provide a neat gift wrapping alternative. Created from Christmas cards, they take just minutes to make and can be easily customised to fit your gift. How to Make Simple Fold Gift Boxes from … [Read more...]

Printable Christmas Door Hanger

Printable Christmas Door Hanger, Coloring Page. Fun for Christmas Eve!

This Christmas door hanger makes a perfect addition to your Christmas Eve activity box - keeping the kids occupied while you make dinner or get those last minute Christmas jobs done. Simply print your copy via the link below, add felt tipped markers or colouring pencils and off they go. Cut … [Read more...]

15 Budget Ideas for Making Memories at Christmas

15 Budget Friendly Ideas for Making Family Memories this Christmas

It's so easy to feel that the money is just flying out of your wallet at this time of year - gifts, food, tree, decorations, school activities, out of school name just a few! In reality though, our children don't want or need a Pinterest perfect Christmas, they want time, our … [Read more...]

GIANT Paper Bag Snowflakes

Giant Paper Bag Snowflakes Tutorial. Such a fun Christmas craft!

I admit I am a little obsessed with paper snowflakes! We had so much fun making our very popular Name Snowflakes last Christmas and we also created a huge snowflake table runner (inspired by this post over at Art Bar) for our dining table. This year I had another crazy idea that I wasn't too sure … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Card

Easy DIY Christmas Card Craft

This has to be the simplest DIY Christmas card idea there is, which is why I love it! Miss eight can easily sit and make a whole collection of these in one sitting, making it an easy Christmas craft for kids too. And it's versatile - you can easily swap out the oversized gemstones for buttons, giant … [Read more...]

Christmas M&M Cookie Bars

Christmas M&M Cookie Bars Recipe

If your calendar looks anything like ours, December is looking much like a blur of end of year and Christmas celebrations! Not that it is my social life filling the boxes, it's all related to the kids school and after school commitments. Of course, many events require us to bring a plate so a great … [Read more...]

Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Add a little diversity to your collection of Christmas books this Christmas with these fabulous titles sharing stories of how people in different countries and cultures all around the world celebrate the holiday. Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World All Around the World: Walk This … [Read more...]

12 Funny Christmas Books for Kids

A collection of some of the funniest ever Christmas picture books for kids. These will have your child laughing out loud!

My girls both love a book with a good serve of humour, and there is no time like Christmas to fill the house with laughter and joy. Here are our pick of the funny books for Christmas - laughing out loud guaranteed! 12 Funny Christmas Books for Kids Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey: If you haven't … [Read more...]