12 Days Of Blogmas – Day 2 – Worthy Charities

Tis the season for giving, and what better way to give at christmas than to give to charity. There are countless numbers of charities that are desperate for money to help feeding famine, provide clean drinking water, cure disease and illness, help care for the elderly and homeless and protect animals and children.  That is only several examples of charities that are important, however I want to talk to you about the charities to me that are worthy and if I could I would give to them greatly if I could. Strathcarron Hospice Technically this isn’t a charity but is somewhere that means a lot to me and family members. They rely on fundraising and donations. The hospice gives free […]

12 Days Of Blogmas Day 1 – Oh Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree

Hello and welcome to the first on the 12 Days Of Blogmas challenge created by Britt of Alternatively Speaking.  Don’t know about Blogmas check out my Hello December post or Britts introduction post. The first of the 12 Days Of Blogmas is a tour of your Christmas tree. Normally I’m a traditionalist when it comes to putting up our tree, like my mum did when I was younger I would wait until around 13th of December to build and decorate our tree  This year however because Alex is that little bit older and showing signs of understanding Christmas we decided that we would put the tree up on the 1st of the month. Our Tree Although I do love the idea […]

Hello December – Holidays & Blogmas Are Coming

Is it really December already? It seems that the older I’m getting the quicker the months seem to pass.  It honestly feels like 2017 only started not that long ago.  But here we are, Christmas is around the corner.  The present buying is in full swing, with the stress of getting the perfect gift for loved ones is snapping at my heels.  The excitement of all the Christmas food, music, decor and spending time with family is growing daily.  This month I am going to relax a little with the goals I’m setting myself and simply enjoy the time of year, watch begin to understand that something is happening and that he will be getting presents, hear him say Santa […]