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 Chr...

December 23, 2016

With over 41 million copies sold worldwide, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has got to be one of the most popular children's books....EVER. I remember reading it as a child and now my toddler is obsessed with it.  

The toddler was really excited about going to see this show...

December 12, 2016

I used to live in heels, for me they weren't just for nights out I would wear them to work, out shopping (yes really) and sometimes if they were really lovely I'd just wear them around the house!  But since becoming a mother I just can't wear them anymore.  My feet gre...

December 11, 2016

I'm not going to lie, I'd been looking forward to going to Lapland UK since January.  Seriously, so many people went on about it last year and by the time I got round to booking tickets they were all sold out so I knew we had to go this year.  

So la...

December 4, 2016

This has got to be the ultimate Christmas commercial, don't you think? With the 'Holidays are coming' catchy theme tune and the truck...oh the truck!  Well, did you know that the iconic Christmas truck is currently on tour around the UK?  Check out the list below to se...

December 3, 2016

I'm sure you all know that Friday the 16th December is Save The Children's Christmas jumper day.  I can guarantee the children will be asked to come to school/nursery in Christmas jumpers so we are here to spare you from picking up the last choice of the rail with an e...

December 3, 2016

Have you heard of the Henley on Thames Living Advent Calendar? I only found out about it the other day and just had to share.  So, imagine your standard advent calendar, a small piece of cardboard in the shape of a house with doors that you open and behind each door a...

December 2, 2016

I don't even know where to start with this show, calling it magical just isn't enough.  It's enchanting, endearing, charming, sweet, uplifting...I could go on and on.   We all know the story of the Raymond Briggs classic The Snowman, a short animati...

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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.

Brought to you by a Christmas loving mother and journalist who is here to help you through the festive season!