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Lingerie wish list

*If you’re looking to treat the one you love (or yourself for that matter) to some new lingerie take a look at Figleaves, the site that carries just about every type of lingerie you can think [...]

The Christmas cracker: The Bird

Cooking the turkey has become something of a work of art. From leaving it in a bucket to having it stuffed with other feathered-friends. Here’s my take on the festive season… The Bird Every year I [...]

Deck the kids with new pyjamas, tra la la la la…

I was listening to the radio yesterday and heard a discussion about people’s crazy Christmas traditions. Some of them were just sheer madness – like the couple who celebrate half-way to Christmas on June 25th complete [...]

For Him: Stocking fillers

Do you love a challenge? I know I do. At the moment I’m taking part in NaNoWriMo but not content with writing 1,667 words per day I’m also going to sign up to The Organised Housewife’s [...]

Best on the box: Christmas films

From classics like Oliver Twist to fighting guinea-pigs and Gruffalo offspring. There are tons of films on the box to enjoy this Christmas. Here’s my pick of the best films on the box for children, parents [...]

What’s under the tree? No.2

With only 8 days to go before Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Today’s gift is a great toy for Primary school-age [...]

What’s under the tree? No.1

Picture: Awen Photography @ With only 9 days to go before it’s Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Ho, ho, ho...Today’s [...]

We’ve ‘done’ the Christmas bug

Parents can be sure of at least two visitors to their house at this time of year. The first, a bearded man with a BMI that suggests he should lay off the mince pies and the [...]

Tis the season for fun and games

No Christmas Day is complete without a squabble and a tantrum over a board game (and that’s just the adults). So, last weekend, in the interest of research, Uncle, Aunt, Grandparents, parents and kids took part [...]