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My Favourite 5 for December: Christmas Family Fun

We have had the most marvellous December, with Ava’s birthday and party, (I can’t believe I am now the proud owner of a six year old!) Christmas, and New Year. What a busy month! THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS We’ve had such fun with Christmassy activities at school and home, and I have absolutely loved having the girls off school and preschool for over two weeks. They are thick as thieves, and were plotting mischief in this picture.  I don’t know about you, but I’m  ...

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Our 2016 Christmas Season

We have had so much fun the past few weeks getting ready for Christmas. Last year I found Christmas really stressful, but this year I have been much more organised.  I bought the presents early, and even did most of the wrapping too. Meeting Father Christmas We kicked off our Christmas build up by meeting Father Christmas at the Center Parcs’ Winter Wonderland last month. Although it was a little rushed, they did enjoy it a lot. Ava knew he wasn’t the real one but Thea was  ...

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Collecting Stamps For Kicks Count With FundraisingStamps

Did you collect stamps for charity for Blue Peter in the Eighties? I did. I never figured out how they made any money from collecting stamps, but it was an easy thing for a child to do. Ditto the milk bottle tops. I hadn’t thought about collecting stamps for decades (literally), but a friend posted about it on Facebook. So I thought I’d remind you, in time for you Christmas post! We are both collecting for Kicks Count , which is a brilliant charity that does absolutely vital  ...

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