Advent Calendar’s For Children

We are hurtling towards the most magical time of the year, Christmas. It’s only a few weeks away now until the countdown to Christmas begins and the advent season is well upon us. Some form of the Advent Calendar has been used for more than 150 years and becomes increasingly popular every year. From a traditional calendar to calendars that feature popular collectibles and themes, there is an advent calendar for everyone. As a little girl I used to love opening a door on my chocolate advent calendar to see what Christmas shape chocolate was hiding behind it, this little treat was a great way to countdown to Christmas and before I knew it I was opening the last door – which was always the largest chocolate which meant it was Christmas Eve and If I had been a good girl Father Christmas would be coming to our house that night. Advent calendars… View Post

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Our christmas Day 2014

I have always loved Christmas, I put it down to how great my Christmases were as a child. Since E has come along, it has become even more magical. I didn’t get chance to take too many photos on Christmas Day and those I did are either snappy ones or from my phone, the day whizzed by. E now understands that father Christmas brings her present’s if she has been a good girl and she knows that he lives in the north pole, so when it came to Christmas eve she was very excited about leaving a mince-pie, carrot and a drink out for Father Christmas and his reindeer. We asked E if she wanted to leave some milk for Father Christmas or a grown up drink and she chose to leave a grown up drink. Turns out we didn’t have any port or sherry so Father Christmas was left… View Post

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