Letter From Santa

Do you still have Christmas magic in your house?

At 11 years old, our son may or may not still believe, but we are certainly not going to contribute to any loss of magic in this house! Crackers, our Elf on the Shelf, has been visiting for many Christmasses now and he is still eagerly awaited! The last 2 years we’ve added Tinselling to our Christmas build-up. And we have a great light display which we love looking at, and we hope brings some happiness to our neighbours and other passers by. Our neighbours tell us they love it, anyway…lol.

But this year I wanted to add something more… Continue reading


Grown Up Advent Calendar

It’s December! Christmas is nearly here!!

I don’t know if you’ve ever seen any ads pop up for alcoholic advent collections (I guess you can hardly call them ‘calendars’) but what great idea! They are not cheap as far as Advent Calendars go, but they are a bit of fun. They come in beer and cider varieties, as well as wine, flat and sparkling, and all the mini bottles of spirits. Just google alcohol Advent Calendar and see all the different versions!

So, rather than send my money off to one of these companies, I decided I’d make one myself for the beer drinker of the house (not me!) Continue reading

You’ve Been Tinselled 2017

Apologies for the lack of posts of late – my computer is getting pretty old and everything takes soooo long to do that I really only turn it on a couple of times a week. I’m hanging on for the post Christmas sales…

Anyway…did you notice that Christmas is coming??!!

After starting Tinselling in our neighbourhood last year, I thought we might do it a little earlier this year. Hopefully that will give people a bit more time to continue it on. Continue reading