• Blogmas 2018

    Blogmas Day Twenty-Five: My Blogmas Experience

    MERRY CHRISTMAS!! That’s right, the big day has finally arrived! By now I imagine you have already opened your presents and are halfway through a box of celebrations. I hope Santa has been kind to you all this year. For my final Blogmas post, I have decided to reflect on the last 25 days. I’d never even heard of Blogmas a couple of months ago. I had no idea what I would be letting myself in for. A new blog post every day was the challenge, and somehow I’ve made it to the end. My Blogmas experience has been a stressful one, but one that I have enjoyed. Trying to…

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    Blogmas Day Twenty-Four: Christmas Eve Meal

    Yesterday I gave some pointers on some Blogmas post ideas if you want to be involved yourself next year. You can find that post here!   Today is Christmas Eve! One more day to go until the big day. If you are like me, then you are probably still frantically wrapping the last of your presents, that’s if you’ve actually finished buying them. Christmas Eve can be full of magical moments and family traditions. I wrote in a previous Blogmas post about my usual Christmas traditions, however there is one other tradition that happens on Christmas Eve that is relatively new to my life.   Christmas Eve 2016 Every year…

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    Blogmas Day Twenty-Three: Blogmas Post Ideas

    In yesterday’s post I shared with you some of my favourite Blogmas posts that I’ve read over the past month. Take a look here! Today I am going to be giving a list of different Blogmas ideas that you can use for next year. It took me a long time to write up my list for this year, with plenty of help from other bloggers and from different social media’s. Hopefully this list inspires other bloggers to take part in Blogmas.   Blogmas Post Ideas Introduction to Blogmas December Goals What to buy for Secret Santa Elf on the Shelf ideas Last Christmas Meeting Santa Christmas themed activities for toddlers…

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    Blogmas Day Twenty-Two: My Favourite Blogmas Posts

    Yesterday I interviewed my very own fiancee with some Christmas themed questions which you can catch up on here!   Today I am going to sharing some of my favourite Blogmas posts that I have come across over the last few weeks. Everyone who has taken part in Blogmas and made it to this point deserves a massive amount of credit, and I’m proud of every single one of you. It really isn’t easy to maintain and I can see why so many bloggers drop out. Here are my favourite Blogmas posts that I have come across. Enjoy! Lorna’s Leaning http://thesweetpeax.blogspot.com/2018/12/lovechristmas.html My first mention goes to my very good friend…

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    Blogmas day Twenty-One: Christmas Questions With… Amy

    Yesterday I wrote about my goals for 2019. You can catch up with that post here!   Today I have my final Christmas themed interview, but this one will be a little different. The interviewee is none other than my fiancee Amy, who I really wanted to be involved with my Blogmas experience. She was very happy to answer my questions and I’m very pleased with the results. Enjoy!   1. Favourite Thing About Christmas I don’t have a specific favourite ‘thing’ about Christmas, just the general vibe everyone seems to have around this time of year. Everyone around me seems excited, with something to look forward to. Spending time…

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    Blogmas Day Twenty: My Goals for 2019

    Yesterday I looked back on 2018, you can read all about it here!   For today’s post I am going to be making some goals for the new year. At the start of my Blogmas journey I made some goals for December, which have had mixed results so far. I have decided that I will set myself some targets for 2019 so that I can motivate myself to achieve everything that I want to achieve, and make the year one to remember. Here are some of the targets that I have set myself…   Be More Active On Social Media This is something that I really struggle to achieve on…

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    Blogmas Day Nineteen: A Recap of 2018

    Yesterday I shared some pictures of my favourite decorated houses in my area which you can see here!   In today’s post I am going to be looking back on everything that happened this year, and there has been a lot. So many memories that have been life changing both in a positive and negative way. I’m ready to dive back into my memory to look back on a truly unforgettable year!   April – Family Wedding In Cornwall The first real significant event in 2018 didn’t take place until April. It was the wedding of two people, who I already class as family, coming together to tie the knot.…

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    Blogmas 2018

    Blogmas Day Eighteen: The Best Christmas Lights In My Area

    In yesterday’s blogmas post I interviewed one of my best friends and fellow blogger Catherine with some Christmas themed questions. Today I want to share with you some of the amazing decorations that I’ve come across when I’ve been out and about in the area that I live in. It’s great to see so many people putting in real effort to make their houses look so magical. I have to credit these people. It’s not something that I would ever be capable of. I mean, think of the electricity bill! I’m going to be counting down my top 5 favourite decorated houses. #5 This picture really doesn’t do the house…

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    Blogmas Day Seventeen: Christmas Questions with Catherine

    In yesterday’s post I gave a few gift ideas for toddlers which you can catch up on here!   It’s time for another Christmas themed interview with a fellow blogger. This one comes from one of my closest friends  Catherine, known as Bronzed Brunette in the blogging world. You can check out her blog here. It’s well worth a read! 1. What’s your favourite thing about Christmas? My favourite thing about Christmas is the feeling it brings us all! The closeness of family and friends is a true blessing! 2. What’s your favourite Christmas song? This is a hard one! It’s a tie between ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham, and ‘All…

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    Blogmas Day Sixteen: Gift Ideas For Toddlers

    Yesterday I wrote about how I plan to organise my life with a Bullet Journal. You can read that here!   Today I am going to be giving a helping hand to all the parents out there who have toddlers, and are struggling to think of what to buy for Christmas. It can be hard to think of ideas for toddlers, because they usually have enough toys to last a lifetime. You are running out of space in your house and there’s more stuffed bears than you care to admit. I know how it goes. Do children actually play with stuffed bears? My son prefers to mess around with plug…