Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo

Christmas at Marwell

Marwell Zoo is one of our favourite days out with the kids. Not only is it full of wonderful animals to see, but the kids love racing around its wide pathways, and testing their climbing skills in their numerous play areas. It has also had some exciting new exhibits open this year, which gives you something new to look at each visit. This weekend we were invited to experience the magic of Christmas at Marwell and it certainly did not… Continue Reading “Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo”

How to start saving money for Christmas now

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It’s not just retailers who benefit from getting a headstart on Christmas. Even with the demands of children, it’s easier than you might think to squirrel some savings away and coast through the festive months just that little bit easier. With just a few little life hacks there’s a huge amount of money to be saved ahead of the festive season. In fact you’d be amazed at how quickly the pennies add up. Here are a few ideas to get… Continue Reading “How to start saving money for Christmas now”

Top Ten Tips for Christmas Food Shopping

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Shopping for food at Christmas is possibly one of the most stressful parts of Christmas. I worked in a supermarket for 16 years and Christmas was always one of my favourite times of year, everyone was (mostly) cheerier, the time just flew past and it was the one time you could eat on the shopfloor – chocolate anyone? However, there are some tips I have to share: Don’t leave the Christmas essentials to the last minute. They’ve been in stock… Continue Reading “Top Ten Tips for Christmas Food Shopping”

Have a Happy Minion Christmas!

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Despicable Me and the Minions are still much loved films in our house and I am excited to learn that Despicable Me 3 is out in 2017. In the new film, Gru faces off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s. We also get some sibling rivalry when Gru meets his long lost twin brother, Dru! It is safe to say we cannot wait for the… Continue Reading “Have a Happy Minion Christmas!”

How to organise Christmas Blogging Break

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It is just 5 days, well 4½, until the kids break up from school for the Christmas holidays. They seem to be breaking up much earlier this year and it has thrown out my planning and organising. I have lots of presents to wrap, still have some to buy, haven’t even thought about writing Christmas cards yet and wanted to get my blog scheduled as much as possible so I can spend quality time with them. When you work from… Continue Reading “How to organise Christmas Blogging Break”