Tag: Christmas

Back To School

Back To School

Today the boys went back to school for the New Year. Boo was having none of it last night and absolutely refused to go to sleep, in fact he screamed, and cried for near on two hours about how much he was refusing to go […]

Christmas Holidays

Christmas Holidays

Tomorrow is the last day of the Christmas holidays for the boys. It seems such a short holiday this year, even though they have had two weeks off, it has flown past and there were so many things that we didn’t actually get to do. […]

One Decoration…

One Decoration…

Christmas is so hard when you have a child missing.  So hard. This year I am really finding it difficult and have already had a wobble about missing Rhianna and we are only on day five. One thing that I think is evident in everything […]

Remembering Rhianna at Christmas

Remembering Rhianna at Christmas

It’s a hard thing to work out, remembering your daughter in heaven at Christmas. It is something we change most years. Something we struggle with every year. Over the years we have had Santa leave a balloon, go visit her grave, not go visit her […]

Elf on the Shelf 2018

Elf on the Shelf 2018

When the Elves first started to be honest I wasn’t that fussed about doing them. Now five years later actually the boys love them and get excited about them arriving. They have been asking about them for the past week and I told them we […]

Nativity Scene

Nativity Scene

This year I have loved adding to our Christmas decorations but one thing that has been really bugging me is having a nativity scene it is something that I have really wanted to have not a funky one, or a child one but a traditional […]

Card Storage

Card Storage

We have lots and lots of cards in our house for all occasions, brought cards and hand-made cards, but we have never really had a great card storage system. The cards are generally just chucked in various boxes and it takes an age to find […]

Christmas Mayhem

Christmas Mayhem

So Baba has finished school, and Christmas can finally begin. However exciting that is, it also brings the mayhem that happens before Christmas. The week where I run around like a mad person trying to get everything ready and sorted before Christmas day. Every year […]

Handmade Christmas Decorations

Handmade Christmas Decorations

This year I brought a lot of new decorations for our house, and a new tree. (We have artificial because of the dogs) So we had a lot of old decorations hanging around. One of the reasons I brought so many new ones, was because […]

Christmas and Grief

This weekend is mental. The next few weeks are mental. Not just a little crazy. Completely mental. And I know I have done it on purpose. It’s almost a coping mechanism nowadays. I have to charge through the month at lightening speed. Boo has made […]