Do We Measure Up?

It happened this weekend. 10pm came around and I found myself on the BA website looking at flights. My feet are itchy and I’m feeling the need to take a trip before Christmas. Maybe a European Christmas market. Perhaps Dublin. Oslo? Just somewhere. Else. This time last year, we booked… View Post

What to do in New York at Christmas

This month, Flea and I felt in need of a New Adventure and so – on the spur of the moment – I booked a trip to New York City. New York is one of our favourite places to visit, and we’ve not been back since Flea was eight. Flights… View Post

Gift Ideas for 11 year olds that Give Back

This is it, friends. 2016 is the year I’m going to get organised and shop early for gifts, so I can properly maximise time spent watching Christmas movies, eating mince pies and singing carols. With that in mind, I’ve been scoping out gifts that might suit Flea, my 11-year-old skateboarding,… View Post

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

The third week of December is a BIG deal in our house – it’s the official start of Christmas. We drag the tree into the house and load up the decorations. Our motto – naturally – is ‘less is more’ when it comes to Christmas tree decorating. Setting the right… View Post

Fingerprint Snowman and Reindeer Decorations

Tis the season to attempt to make crafts. I mean, it’s the season of goodwill, and presents and carols and that sort of thing – but in our household, there are two things that pretty much only happen in December – baking, and crafting. This month, I was gifted some… View Post