The writing of the Santa Letter has become quite the occasion in Simply Homemade HQ. I have written about it previously and it has continued to be the source of much excitement for my two smallest children. At ages five and six, they are both bubbling over with excitement for Christmas. It really is wonderful.… Continue reading Santa Letter Writing Party
Tell me what sparks the season for you? Is it wine & sing-song, rich food, time with family? Let me share with you here, my little thoughts, The things that mean Christmas to me. Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, Mixed Spice, Cloves, Star Anise, clementines, two or three Take your pick, mulled wine or spiced cider? These… Continue reading Christmas to Me
I can’t remember the last time I felt so emotional. I was always going to feel emotional of course, it’s not every day your little sister, your only sister, gets married. She planned the whole day herself, took charge of everything. Along with her now husband, they left no stone unturned and produced the most… Continue reading Before She Said ‘I Do’
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….
When you’re four, incredibly cute with an extremely sunny disposition and you ask for a fairy themed party; you just know don’t you? The answer will of course be yes! It really doesn’t matter that it’s not your birthday or that you made the same request the summer before and we obliged, you’re not making… Continue reading Another Year; Another Fairy Party!