How to Make a Simple Snow Globe

How to Make a Snow Globe

I love a snow globe, always have done. Not sure why really, maybe it’s the glitter, maybe it’s the magic of them, who knows. I’ve been meaning to try and make my own snow globe for a while, and finally I got round to it. It is surprisingly easy, and requires very little in the way of materials. If you want to give it a go yourself then read on.

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What is a Blog? and How Do You Start One?

What is a Blog

What is a Blog? I get asked this question a lot by friends and family away from the blogging world. Over the past few years blogging has become hugely popular, and whilst most people have heard of blogs and bloggers, there are lots of people who simply don’t know what it’s all about.

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New Years Eve Kid’s Crafts

New Year's Eve Kid's Crafts

We are proud to be part of the Bostik blogger team, and each month we are sent a box full of themed crafty goodies to inspire us on our next crafty project.  This month our box was themed for New Year’s Eve crafts.  If I’m honest I’ve not thought of doing New Year’s Eve crafts before, but it was actually Isla that can up with the idea of doing party hats.  So after a little thought we set about making our hats.

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Pine Cone Reindeer Christmas Decorations

Pine cone reindeer

These cute little pine cone reindeer decorations are a perfect craft for adults or children a like.  They can be hung on twine to make little pine cone reindeer bunting, or adorn a Christmas tree like I have done. Either way they look very effective, and are super simple to make with minimal materials.

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Our Magical Memories at Lapland UK

Lapland UK

I have always loved the build up to Christmas, possibly more than the day itself.  This year is no exception and I love seeing the excitement build through the eyes of my children. At 4 and 5 they are old enough to understand what Christmas is all about, but young enough to immerse themselves fully in the Christmas magic.

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20 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

So this year we have decided to join in the madness that is ‘Elf on the Shelf’.  The children have read the book that came with our Elf, so hopefully they understand ‘the rules’. They have named him ‘Buddy’. Very original I know, but we all love the film ‘Elf’ so I suppose it was inevitable.

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