Two of my fabulous followers Olivia & Niamh are joining the Simply Homemade family today to share their festive music and memories stories. Olivia My Dad was always a big fan of music. I remember one year I bought him a cd player and some cd’s for Christmas so he could play his music. He was thrilled.… Continue reading Music & Memories at Christmas – A Guest Post
I can’t think of Christmas without thinking of Christmas songs. They are synonymous with the season. I am taking a look back at some songs that generate particular memories for me at this time of year. Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin’ Stevens The Christmas number one in 1985 and my first ever single. I’ve gone right… Continue reading Music & Memories at Christmas
A huge part of the build up to Christmas is curling up by the fire, lights twinkling and a choice of festive offerings to while away an hour or two as we anticipate the 25th day. Netflix have come up trumps once again with their selection of Christmas viewing, with something for everybody in the… Continue reading Christmas on Netflix
Crabtree & Evelyn have a most beautiful selection of gifts on offer this festive, catering not only for you but also your home. The Noel Home Fragrance Candles & Spray sound simply beautiful. With an aromatic festive blend of mulled spices, fraser fir spruce and the zest of citrus fruit, this will bring Christmas alive in all… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn Feast for the Senses
Isn’t it amazing how this time of year stirs up so many memories from years past. The festive aromas transport us back to our childhood kitchens, the movies take us back to afternoons spent in our Nana’s front room. I was sorting through a box of homemade decorations with my two youngest children yesterday. The… Continue reading I Remember When….