Aladdin at The Roses Theatre Tewkesbury Review

Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre has Aladdin as their Panto running until Saturday 4th January 2020. Prices range from fifteen to twenty-five pounds. This year is sponsored by local solicitors Thomson & Bancks. I was invited along for Press night. The following will contain spoilers. Aladdin at The Roses Theatre Similarities Now and Then Aladdin was actually … Read more

Zero Waste Christmas

Zero Waste Christmas second hand cup, teddy, crackers and star all wrapped up

There are 3 main reasons to strive for a Zero Waste Christmas: Reduce what is going to landfill Stop rubbish affecting wildlife and Because people cannot afford to keep spending things they do not need Ways to Achieve Zero Waste this Christmas Cut back on your food waste Christmas is often seen as the time … Read more

LEGO Christmas Decorations

Scene with LEGO Rudolph the red nose reindeer, Father Christmas and Candy Cane

Christmas is a fantastic time to get creative and what better way than by utilising the LEGO you already have! We are really big LEGO fans in this house so it will come as no surprise that we love LEGO Christmas Decorations. You can be really creative, follow instructions, or even adapt them to make … Read more

How to Make the Build Up to Christmas Easy

how to make the build up to christmas easy

Advent is officially the time to panic about Christmas because up until then people just keep on saying, “Well it isn’t even December yet!” If you have listened to them then you will realise that actually there isn’t a lot of time in those 24 days – when you factor in the Christmas Cards, Christmas … Read more

Christmas Gifts for Men

Men Clothes for Christmas

When it comes to shopping for men at Christmas it isn’t easy. Men generally have it all already and if they don’t it is probably because they just do not want it. Either that or it is completely out of the budget! So with that in mind, and my experience of 5 males in my … Read more

Christmas Wishlist Craft

christmas wishlist craft

Now that Halloween is out of the way, dare I say it is time to think about Christmas! What better way to get children even more excited (like they need encouragement) than by getting some Christmas Craft on. These do not have to be long and complicated – but something simple that they can do … Read more

Christmas Around the World

When my youngest two boys broke up from school they came home with homework to do over the holidays! Before we start to think about how mean that is it was actually a lot of fun Christmas stuff we would already be getting up to (well apart from the handwriting practice as the cards were … Read more