Have your kids written their letters to Father Christmas yet? We are going to have breakfast with the man himself at Wyevale Garden Centre (and are just a teeny bit excited!) at the weekend, so I think we will write them tomorrow, and hand deliver them straight to him! Last year we went to Waddesdon Manor for their magical Christmas light experience, and the girls ‘wrote’ their letters there, and posted them into a special post box.
Before we had the girls, I went to the cinema quite a lot. I love films, and did a minor in Film Studies at university. But now we have the kids, we very very rarely go, I can’t even remember the last time! It’s not so much that we can’t get a baby sitter, as our family and friends have offered, and I even have a pair of free tickets waiting to be used! It’s the fact that by the time we have got the girls to bed (and more importantly, asleep!) it’s past eight ...
Ava loves ‘The Gruffalo’ (who doesn’t?) so a few years ago, we thought it would be a good idea to take her to see him in ‘real life’. It turns out she liked the book, but the human in a seven foot costume? Not so much. This was as close as we got before we feared she would never recover!
I love make-up, and have done every since I was a teenager. I love nothing more than trying a new product, although I have curbed my addiction over the past few years as I’ve been trying to only buy natural products as much as possible (there is way less choice). I’m not the only one to like make-up though – here’s Ava a few years ago, putting my blusher on her nose. But if Ava needs some more application practice, Thea really needs some help!