November 12, 2018

I mean, where do you even start with what baubles to choose? There are soooo many in every shop! We've narrowed down a handful of our favourite Christmas bauble trends:






December 3, 2017

It's December! YAY! As much as I love Christmas, I'm quite particular about only starting Christmassy activities in December.  So, the festivities have officially begun in our household and what better way to kick them off than our little one throwing her very own Christmas...

November 27, 2017

Even the laziest of us can get behind this wrap trend, it's so easy.  You need two things, a glue gun and some pom poms. That is it!  Watch your bright pom poms transform your plain brown wrap into something fun and lively! 

November 22, 2017

I've had my eye on Matalan's children's tableware for a few years now.  Last year I happened to be in my local store after Christmas and all of the children's tableware had been reduced to 50p so I stocked up.  I really stocked up. I won't say how many of each piece I bought...

November 20, 2017

Christmas Eve boxes have become a popular trend in recent years and it's one that I've totally fallen for, apart from....we don't do our box on Christmas Eve.  We give our little one her box on December 1st.  We figure she'll get the most out of everything in there if she ha...

November 20, 2017

Every year I start thinking about my Christmas wrap early, always with grand ideas.  Then I remember I have a child who loves to 'help' and who one year pulled off every pom pom I had so carefully stuck on all of my presents!  So, I usually end up playing safe and reaching f...

November 1, 2017

When it comes to Christmas wrapping I like to have a theme, I usually stick to traditional reds and greens but this year I'm thinking of going for something different but I haven't decide what! So over the next month and a bit I'll be posting different themes to help me and...

November 1, 2017

My little one is now three and as much as she has loved her past picture advent calendars I think it's time to go for something a bit more interesting.  She's quite into Lego so I think we'll be trying out the Lego City this year.  There are soooooo many options out there so...

November 1, 2017

Well it wouldn't be fair if we missed out on all the fun of Advent Calendars, would it? We've come a long way from the days of simple chocolate advent calendars, not that I'm knocking them. Who doesn't love a square chocolate advent calendar?  But 2017 has upped its game.  Y...

December 23, 2016

So hopefully you've all done your Christmas shopping by now, I'm sure there will be a few last minute dashes tmw.  I'm hosting Christmas this year so I'll be heading out early to get a few last bits. So last but not least...wrapping paper! It's so easy to make your Christmas...

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Welcome to the Christmas Edit, a new blog bringing you an edit of all things Christmas.  Covering everything from where to go, what to buy, who to see and what to make.

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