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Tag Archives: Christmas

Feeling the Pinch

Anyone else feeling the pinch now that Christmas is out of the way?  A shopping trip yesterday made me realise just how skint we actually are. Hubby had given me cash […]

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Fun for a Fiver

Follow my blog with Bloglovin These are my recommendations for how to have fun for a fiver: Try to think of an elf prank that you can easily do when […]

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You’re Having an Elf-in’ Laugh!

The elves have arrived and already the little bastards are getting on my nerves.  As I said in last week’s post, I need to be vigilant because our eldest is […]

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Stealth Tactics

Now that J is eight it’s inevitably becoming harder and harder to keep him believing in Father Christmas.  He wants to and still does but is asking more and more complex […]

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Operation ‘Party Plan’

*The agent dons video message sunglasses.  A voice recording begins to play*: ‘Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to plan your son’s eighth birthday party.’ ‘Your team will be: […]

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Twenty Thirteen

Christmas is over and it’s the start of a brand spanking New Year.  Here’s my tribute to the festive season of 2012 and a look forward to what 2013 will bring:   […]

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The Perfect Crime

She needed to commit the perfect crime.  Everything had been planned down to the smallest detail and it was imperative she cover her tracks and afterwards remove all traces of […]

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Christmas Crackers

Ah, Christmas.  I LOVE Christmas.  So much.  I love it as much, if not more, than I did as a child.  My parents made it magical for my brother and […]

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Dress Rehearsal

They always bring out surveys at this time of year about how many couples and families will argue on Christmas day.  Well I’m hoping that, like in the theatre or […]

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Festive Cheer

As it’s almost the festive season, I thought I’d describe my day so far in my own version of three Christmas songs: When Santa Got Stuck Up the Chimney When […]

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