What’s in our Christmas Eve Box?

Since the girls were born Christmas has become one of my most favourite times of the year! I was never overly big on it until they came along and now my joy comes totally from seeing their excitement leading up to the big day! As I type it’s 10am Bella is spinning around the lounge still in her pj’s (as  you should be in the holidays) singing carols and she just fell into the tree – tree is now slightly ruined but it gave us all a bloody good laugh. Tomorrow is Christmas eve and I am sure excitement levels will be…

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Longleat Festival Of Lights

The girls and I headed off to visit Longleat last week to experience the Festival of Lights for the first time! I had heard such great things about the event which runs throughout December we couldn’t wait to get down there. We’ve been to Longleat once before, it was when they were in the process of setting it all up since seeing that I have always been intrigued to go back and see it finished. I knew it was going to be pretty busy as tickets were sold out for the day, it was advised to leave extra time for…

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Christmas 2015

I have been pretty quiet on the blogging and social media front this last couple of weeks and with good reason. Since I started writing Everything Mummy about 18 months ago I haven’t really taken a break, every day I have done something every single day and while I love it the past year has been pretty full on. With christmas I thought it would be the perfect time to have a little breather, spend some quality time with friends, family and most importantly my three little princesses. Whilst I am still in holiday mode I thought I’d just post…

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A Christmas Wish

Back in 2006 Pampers teamed up with UNICEF to launch their 1 pack = 1 vaccine campaign to help battle against new born and maternal tetanus. It may not be a disease you are familiar with but it affects families in some of the poorest areas of the world and occurs when newborns are infected as a direct result of unhygienic birthing practices. Once newborn tetanus has been contracted there is no real cure and it still claims the lives of 49,000 newborns every year, which is equivalent to one baby’s life every 11 minutes. A shocking number, when I think…

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Stick Man: Helping Santa App

I was so excited to hear that this year one of my favourite children’s christmas book Stick Man is being made into a film and coming to BBC 1 on christmas day! Stick Man is a lovely little story written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Magic Light Pictures’ are behind the animated adaption of the book which is set to be a highlight of BBC One’s Christmas schedule and stars Hugh Bonneville, Rob Brydon, Martin Freeman, Sally Hawkins, Jennifer Saunders and Russell Tovey. Magic Light Pictures have also just announced the launch of the Stick Man: Helping Santa Christmas app, the perfect solution for…

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