For today’s festive adventuring we decided we were going to become outdoor artists specialising in sculpture and portrait painting. What better way to try our hand at sculpture than involving an essential of christmas…Toblerone….but on a giant scale 🙂 Our aim was to take our pre-built 8ft chocolate bar to the top of a hill as a team building exercise… View Post
After arguing, griping, groaning, picking, prodding, sniping & bickering with each other for 24 hours I decided it was about time the kids learnt a few lessons in getting along, teamwork, helping hands & working together. We achieved this with a carpet role tube we had found discarded on the roadside for the bin men to collect. See more of… View Post
We’ve seen a lot of pretty Christmas wreaths around at the moment and decided we wanted to make our own pretty one. We particularly liked the rag roll ones but had no rags to hand so used an alternative….tissue paper! Good old loo roll! See more of our Magical Christmas Traditions and Fun! We used 28 sheets off of a… View Post
Our adventure started off with a Gingerbread house kit that we found after Halloween in Tesco for £1.50 and a large box we had from the delivery of a new kitchen appliance. See more of our Magical Christmas Traditions and Fun! We decorated our gingerbread house during the week and used our box to make a giant gingerbread house.
We made our own Christmas Eve jarmie tops using a packet of (felty type) dishcloths from Poundland and some white t-shirts. We cut out our designs and glued them to the t-shirts using all purpose glue suitable for fabric. We finished with googly eyes and some fur from an old teddy for Santa’s beard. You could use felt from a… View Post
Exactly what it says on the tin! Our chocolate goody filled xmas pudding is the perfect homemade surprise treat for Christmas Eve. Everyone needs a Christmas pudding!!! See more of our Magical Christmas Traditions and Fun! Here’s how we did it.
Today we made our traditional Christmas pudding, & like traditional pudding it was filled with money… But this wasn’t any old Christmas pudding, it was our annual Family Days Tried & Tested Christmas pudding. 🙂 See more of our Magical Christmas Traditions and Fun! At first glance our pud was pleasing to the eye, scary to the waistline and wondrous… View Post