This year, so far, I haven’t bought any new decorations, however, I did pick up bits & pieces to enable me to make my own. Crafting is incredibly satisfying, can be quite a mindful activity and leaves the crafter with a unique piece that won’t be bought in the shops. I wanted something to hang… Continue reading Faux Christmas Wreath
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!
(The following is a collaborative post with Liberty Insurance) Christmas Markets in Ireland 2019 The Christmas Market craze has swept the country in recent years and every year we get into the festive spirit by strolling by wooden chalets, eating crepes and drinking hot chocolate. It’s like après ski but without the sore muscles. We’ve… Continue reading Christmas Markets in Ireland 2019
I am back with another festive craft that you can do with your children, or by yourself, if you fancy it. There are no rules when it comes to crafting and everyone can nourish their inner child should they wish to do so. These little trees are incredibly cute. They are easy enough to make,… Continue reading Yarn & Twig Christmas Trees
My youngest children are six and seven, so you can only imagine the festive excitement that is starting to bubble in them. They both want to decorate their bedrooms for Christmas this year, so we are getting crafty. I really want them to know that they can decorate by making decorations and not buying things.… Continue reading Pom Pom Reindeer