Christmas tree, children in poverty

Every child deserves to feel special at Christmas

There’s only 6 days to go until Christmas Day – yikes! Preparations for the big day are beginning to ramp up a notch. Houses are decorated with luminous and in some

Christmas bauble

Christmas 2012: the year the magic began

It came.  It saw.  It went.   Christmas that is.  The big day that we’d been preparing for and building up to for weeks beforehand is over and a new


Toys, tantrums and the worry of over-indulgence

Christmas is now finally well and truly over for us.  Both sets of grandparents have been seen and all presents exchanged.  It has been exhausting and, I’m not afraid to


When Christmas came to town…

Merry Christmas one and all.  How was your big day?  Here are my Christmas 2011 highlights, in pictures….


Three sleeps 'til Santa

“A time for living, a time for believing…Its a time for giving, a time for getting. A time for forgiving and for forgetting…”  – Excerpt from “Mistletoe and Wine” performed by


Eleven sleeps 'til Santa

One more day closer to Christmas Eve!Today, I’m getting the presents I’ve bought for far-away family couriered to them in time for Christmas. I have 2 little nephews so I


Twelve sleeps 'til Santa

“Santa Claus is coming to town…”  Yes, Christmas is well and truly on its way! Dear ol’ St. Nick will be dashing around the rooftops in 12 sleeps time. Are