advent happy mail

Advent Happy Mail

Here's an exciting advent idea for you!  Every day in advent, send a letter.  In this digital era, lets take this advent to get back to writing and encouraging others through it.  Just download your advent happy mail poster below, and everyday cross off one person from it.  You could even change some of the [...]

My Favourite Christmas Gifts 2016

We all love having a nosy at what everyone  else got for Christmas, so here are my four favourite Christmas gifts from 2016. Yorkshire Tea - showcased by my handsome son, I was surprisingly excited to get a tin of Yorkshire Tea.  Mainly because I love tea (you rarely find me without tea in my hand) [...]

free nativity treasure hunt

FREE Nativity Treasure Hunt

Last year I was involved in running a nativity themed treasure hunt at our estate Christmas event.  I wanted to add some fun for the kids, but also bring in the real characters of Christmas.  The idea was really simple.  Give each child an envelope and hide the nativity characters around the estate (I provided [...]

candy cane bombing

Candy Cane Bombing!

So I am feeling rather festive at the moment after weeks of preparing everything at work and now the decorations have gone up at home.  It got me thinking about how I am going to bless those around me this year.  I have done numerous things in the past - leaving secret hampers for neighbours, [...]

November Monthly Inspiration

With Christmas fast approaching (yey!) I thought I would share with you all some of the things I am loving at the moment which might make good presents or outreach gifts this Christmas:Hillsong CD Let there be light - Now I don't usually like Hillsong albums all that much.  I generally find them a bit [...]

Our magical tea with Santa

We have just returned home from a magical family afternoon having tea with Santa at our local Wyevale Garden Centre - this has been a great toddler distraction activity and I wanted to tell you all about it! The magic started the second we arrived, where we were greeted and shown to our seats by the friendliest elf [...]