Homemade Christmas gift ideas

It started when I had my first child, seven years ago. The main reason being that I was skint. I made footprint cards for the family and put them in photo frames as a present. Little did I know it would start a bit of an obsession with homemade Christmas…

Grandparent Christmas gift guide

Homemade christmas presents for grandparents. Over the years I have made quite a few of these.  Here are some of my favourites.  Baby footprint on white card. Present it in a photo frame.  Handprints and grandparent poem on canvas.  Christmas biscuits, made and decorated by the kids presented in a…

The return of Buddy. Elf on the Shelf

I’m so excited that it’s almost time for Buddy to return. He arrived halfway through December last year (thanks to royal mail for loosing the first one) and the boys (and me) were so excited. We have the original boy elf. It comes with the story book which helps to…

Dairy free chocolate cupcakes

I’m breastfeeding Ava and I’ve given up dairy products to see if it helps with her reflux and general uncomfortableness. My eldest had cows milk protein allergy so there is a chance she could too. I find it hard to cut out dairy, I’ve done it before and one of…