Love it or loathe it, Elf on the Shelf has become a huge phenomenon. If like me, you were daft enough to jump aboard the Elf train, this is the time you may (or may not) wonder occasionally; ‘What will I do with that feckin’ Elf this year?’ With that in mind, I have compiled… Continue reading Elf on the Shelf…..Guess Who’s Back!
THIS IS FIVE The elusive ‘they’ say that time flies. The days are long, the years are short, so on and so forth. It pains me to say it, but ‘they’ are right. The last five years have slipped by in a heartbeat. He won’t let me refer to him as my baby anymore. Two… Continue reading This Is Five
Yes, I interviewed my children! This is completely inspired by a recent post from Kate Takes 5 where Kate asked her son this selection of 23 questions. I asked two of my children the questions; actually, I asked all five, but the answers I’m sharing are from my 13-year-old and 5-year-old. My three older kids… Continue reading Interview with the Children!
Welcome to the tale of Elfin, an elf who befriends Ruben in the run-up to Christmas and brings the magic of Christmas to life for this little boy. This is an endearing tale of friendship. Every night, for twelve nights before Christmas, Elfin and Reuben have lots of fun crafting, playing and even baking! They become… Continue reading The Twelve Days of Elfin by Melanie Chambers
Last November I joined Karen from Yankee Doodle Paddy for her 30 Days of Gratitude challenge on Snapchat (her username is BlissBakery) It was such a rewarding challenge to be a part of. I was so pleased when Karen said she would be doing it again this year. Not only will I join in with… Continue reading #30DaysofGratitude Days 1-10