Our New Years Eve Tradition – The Happiness Jar 

For the past four years Paul and I have taken part in a year round tradition which we refer to as ‘The Happiness Jar’. Throughout the year we write down special memories, positive points, good times and such like onto small pieces of a small piece of paper which we date, fold and place into the Happiness Jar.

Upon New Years Eve Paul and I empty the jar into a large bowl and spend an hour or so taking turns to read each piece of paper out loud sharing our special times and reflecting upon all the happy memories from the year gone by.…

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#TuesdayTreasures 27/12/2016

Ahoy Matey! Welcome Aboard #TuesdayTreasures

Welcome to this weeks #TuesdayTreasures blog linky share. #TuesdayTreasures is for bloggers from all walks of life, whether you are a parenting, lifestyle or any other type of blogger you are welcome to join in and to share your posts new and old.

As of next week there are going to be a few changes to the #TuesdayTreasures blog linky, there seem to be far more posts being linked up these days which is wonderful news. However, whilst I may be good at multi-tasking I am far from Superwoman. I have therefore decided that it is time to take on another pair of hands… I will be telling you more about this next week when I announce a whole new exciting take on #TuesdayTreasures!…

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#LivingArrows – Playing With The Presents 

Welcome to this weeks Christmas edition of #LivingArrows. The presents have been unwrapped and the kids no longer have any excuses for being bored at any point over the next nine full non-school, non-nursery and non-scheduled days which they have at home for the holidays.

If I so much as hear a single sigh of what could possibly be boredom I have only to point to the mountain of presents which the kids received from family, friends, Santa and all his many elves to make my point noted.

I have really enjoyed the past few days despite all the bedlam in the run up to the big day and beyond.…

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Happy #UnBoxing Day With Num-Noms

We were recently asked to take part in the Num-Noms #UnboxingDay campaign which of course we agreed to and were then very kindly sent the latest packs from Series 3.1 and the all new Series 1 Lights edition Num-Noms to unwrap and review.

To make the whole experience a little more authentic I decided to send the Num-Noms Santa’s way to be wrapped and opened on the big day along with E’s other parcels. E was rather delighted upon opening her Num-Noms as you will see in the video below.

 

The Num-Noms UnBoxing Day Campaign

Whilst today has been ridiculously busy with it being Boxing Day (aka the almighty tidy up) we somehow managed to find the time to fit in a little filming to celebrate the #Unboxing Day campaign.…

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#MySundayPhoto – Christmas Happened

Well Christmas officially happened… the living room resembles something between a bomb site and Toys R Us following a richter-scale 7 earthquake. The garage is piled high with half a forests worth of packaging and the sky box has had its storage stretched in a similar fashion to our stomachs following Christmas dinner at my folks.

It’s been an epic day, the kids have been spoilt rotten by family, friends and the big man in red. It’s pretty safe to say that all the extra space we have created by extending the house was well worth the time and money as otherwise we may not have had room for the piles of parcels we have very kindly received.…

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