The @SmythsToysUK top ten toys for Christmas + £50 #Giveaway (#Ad) #SmythsToysTopTen

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I know we haven’t had Halloween yet blah blah blah, but who can’t deny they have made a few teeny tiny plans for Christmas already… ME!

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Christmas At Bedgebury

It honestly seems that with each Christmas that comes around, more and more incredible Christmassy activities pop out of the woodwork (or, more specifically, out of instagram) that sound like the perfect day festive family day out. Frankly, you can’t do them all, unless you have the bank balance of the Beckhams, but here is a little write up of one that came our way on this Christmas of 2018 which in my opinion is worth giving a go one Christmas should you get the chance… more “Christmas At Bedgebury”

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How to Keep Your Christmas Styling Modern

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When many people think ‘Christmas decorations’, they tend to think along the lines of traditional decorations, rather than any other modern arrangements or variations. In fact, some keep the same decorations for a long time indeed, and never quite feel a need to update them even as the years roll on by. The old saying rings true for them here; “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” more “How to Keep Your Christmas Styling Modern”

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Don’t Forget Those who Live Abroad this Christmas

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Do you ever think that Christmas traditions are dying out because we’re all too busy? I read recently that four-in-ten of us won’t watch the Queen’s speech this year, while a staggering 16% will have a takeaway instead of a Christmas roast! more “Don’t Forget Those who Live Abroad this Christmas”

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How to Get Your Kitchen Ready for Family Events This Christmas

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Your kitchen will likely be taking the brunt of the busyness come this Christmas. There’s food to prepare, and guests to accommodate as they wonder in sniffing all the delicious works in progress and scoping out the fridge. It’s a wonderful time, but like all unbeatable events, it needs to be prepared for! more “How to Get Your Kitchen Ready for Family Events This Christmas”

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3 Party Must Haves this Christmas

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Christmas is nearly upon us, and if you’re anything like me you probably cannot wait for the festive season! This is also party season, and in truth there’s no better time of the year to schedule an informal gathering of fellow moms, host loved ones or even entertain your kids’ best friends. more “3 Party Must Haves this Christmas”

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He’s behind you! Marti Pellow stars in Aladdin at @OrchardTheatre Dartford (Review)

There are plenty of things which are synonymous with Christmas, and as we countdown to the big day, there’s something pretty damn lovely about taking the family to see a Pantomime. It’s something I don’t really remember doing as a child, but since our own kids have arrived it’s something I’ve really fallen in love with as an old school family festive tradition. more “He’s behind you! Marti Pellow stars in Aladdin at @OrchardTheatre Dartford (Review)”

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Small steps towards a more sustainable Christmas

I’m sure that each year as the piles of stuff in our house seem to grow higher and higher, Christmas just feels more and more excessive to some of us fortunate to be living in the right place at the right time. Growing up, my parents were far from rolling in it, yet they always went all out (and in fact, they still do) to make sure every Christmas morning had the wow factor for all of the children at this magical time of year. more “Small steps towards a more sustainable Christmas”

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Nobody Panic, it’s only Christmas – Home inspired Christmas gift guide

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As soon as Halloween strikes midnight and the trick or treat sweets have been scoffed (or hidden in our excessive case) it would seem it’s all systems go for folk to start declaring their organisation, or lack of, for the big C. Yes there may only be two pay days to go, and Christmas is officially ‘next month’, but I, like (hopefully) most of you, haven’t yet bought a single Christmas present. more “Nobody Panic, it’s only Christmas – Home inspired Christmas gift guide”

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A ‘Mum Muddling Through’ Christmas Carol

Marley was dead, to begin with.

Perhaps this wasn’t the film to choose on Christmas eve, as the girls zone out to the demise of that labrador whilst Jennifer Aniston and family mourn their beloved puppy. Still, at least it gave me a bonus ninety minutes to blitz the house. Prep the veg, whizz the hoover round, shove any last bits of laundry behind closed doors and make everything look perfect. more “A ‘Mum Muddling Through’ Christmas Carol”

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