Beloved characters that make Christmas magical

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Halloween is not the only holiday that is rife with costumes and characters. Christmas also has its famous and dearly loved personalities borne from fiction and reality. These are the characters whose stories and presence herald the holiday season and invoke warm memories of childhood and innocence. They make up our Christmas stories, decorations and even strike poses on some of our Christmas gifts and cards. In a nutshell, they are distinct symbols of the holiday season, and everywhere they… Continue Reading “Beloved characters that make Christmas magical”

Ways to Get Excited About Christmas

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Can you believe Christmas is here again? How do you and your family get giddy about 25th December? Whether you started shopping in the January sales or you’re yet to even think about what you have planned for Christmas Day, you probably have your own family traditions in the run up to the big day. If so, you’re not alone. Many of us do certain things that have woven themselves into the… Continue Reading “Ways to Get Excited About Christmas”

Keeping the mess under control this Christmas

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Christmas is less than a month away and already my thoughts have turned towards organising the house. Our house is fairly small and we have to juggle the furniture around just to fit in the tree, so it’s the perfect time for a pre-christmas sort out. The kids are encouraged to donate any unwanted toys and books to the school Christmas fayre or the charity shop and last years outgrown winter clothes are handed down to family friends. Moving the… Continue Reading “Keeping the mess under control this Christmas”