Are there any Harry Potter fans in the house? There certainly are in this one – Hufflepuff here, by the way! I finally turned Jacob over to the dark side last year and he now has a Harry Potter themed bedroom and has had a Harry Potter themed birthday, so I call that a win! Now only the other two members of the family to go… Read more
Can you believe that I’ve never been to a Christmas market? Well not properly, anyway. I’ve walked through one but it was a fleeting visit so I didn’t get a chance to have a good look around. It’s one thing I’d like to tick off my bucket list though, so maybe next year! There are so many to choose from in the UK; Lincoln, York, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester are just a few of the ones I’m aware of.
The ultimate bucket list though would be to take a trip to a European Christmas market. I imagine visiting a UK one would be a great day out, but I think it would feel much more authentic to be in a completely different country where they are more traditional. Jet2 seems like a great place to start for researching and booking a European Christmas market city break. Read more
Now when I say wicked, I don’t mean wicked as in evil wicked; I mean wicked as in awesome wicked. Which is exactly what Wicked Uncle are. Especially for last minute Christmas shopping! I’m almost done with mine, but I do have a few little bits still to get this week. I am not usually as unorganised as this – I’m normally all done with wrapping by now! Luckily the boys still have another four days at school, so hopefully I’ll manage to get some done then. Read more
A hamper is one of my favourite gifts to give at Christmastime. Whether to say thank you, Merry Christmas, or just to treat a special someone to lots of delicious treats in one box. Prior to having the boys I made the effort to make my own treats for my own foodie hampers and they went down a storm. Since then, I barely get time to bake goodies for myself, never mind anyone else! So a pre-made hamper with ready to go items is a good place to start. Prestige Hampers can do just the job for you.
Somehow I seem to find adults easier to buy gifts for than children – though usually it’s a gift card or a bottle of booze! Practical items too, and the token joke gift. The Husband will be getting mostly practical this year!
If you’re still shopping for the adults in your life, hopefully there are a few ideas for you below in the final one of my series of Christmas gift ideas. Read more