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Siblings // December 2016

It’s the last Siblings post of 2016! And it’s ending on a Christmassy high…! This month I’m featuring photos from our visit to see Father Christmas in Beverley. We actually saw two Father Christmases on Saturday: the one featured is the Rotary Club Big Man, who was awesome… the Grotto FC was a little bit naff to be honest, but Busby loved them both! H-Bear was fairly nonplussed by the whole experience – although he sat next to Father Christmas without  ...

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Christmas // We’re going on a Bear Hunt on C4!

Channel 4 are renowned for showing gorgeous animations on Christmas Eve. In the past we’ve had The Snowman, The Bear, and The Snowman and the Snowdog. Some of my fondest childhood Christmas Eve memories involve watching The Snowman before attending our local church’s carol service. We’re in for a real treat this year as one of our favourite family books has been animated! We’re going on a Bear Hunt will be shown on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve at 7.30pm, and then  ...

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Christmas // Helping Santa Store His Gifts This Christmas

Unless you’re super organised and wrap as you buy, we all share the same issue in the run up to Christmas Eve: where can we hide the presents?! I’ve started wrapping, but our wardrobes are still full, and don’t get me started on the utility room…! Jam-packed! Not only is there a storage issue, but there’s the matter of two nosey little people, who love nothing more than playing hide and seek in these wardrobes! I now understand why Mary Christmas keeps her  ...

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Christmas // LEDHUT Christmas Lighting Challenge

One of my favourite things about Christmas is covering the house in lights. There’s nothing quite like getting cosy in the glow of fairy lights twinkling from the tree, or above the fireplace. So when the folk at LEDHUT challenged me to create a Christmas display with a selection of their lights, I was looking forward to embracing the Christmas spirit… with a hint of Hygge. I was sent three sets to play with: multi-coloured icicle string LED lights (for indoor/outdoor use), LED  ...

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Family Fun // Ain’t no party like a Disney party!

November has felt long. With the appalling weather, the shorter days and the constant illness, we have been in dire need of a party at Make, Do & Push! HQ…! Because, cake solves all, doesn’t it?! The lovely folk at the Disney Store sent us some goodies to help us throw a Disney party. So on Tuesday morning, Busby, H-Bear and I crowded around the mixer and began preparations! We decided to make a Mickey themed cake, using our fail-proof dairy and soya free Victoria Sandwich  ...

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