Top 5 Advent Calendars for adults this Christmas

Advent Calendar for Adults

I may be 42 years old but I still get excited about Advent Calendars when the 1st December approaches, so without further ado, here’s my pick of the best Advent Calendars for Adults. Hotel Chocolat – Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two Ordinarily, I wouldn’t advocate sharing my advent calendar with anyone but actually, the Hotel … Read more

Getting your low-cost Christmas Craft on

Christmas crafts

Crafts don’t have to be expensive If ever there was the perfect excuse to do crafts it has got to be Christmas! Throughout December I try to build up the Beans’ excitement for Christmas by doing a festive countdown with an array of activities throughout Advent. One of the best activities we did when the … Read more

Playmobil Christmas on the Farm Advent Calendar

PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar

With December and the yuletide period within touching distance it’s time to start to think about the Christmas countdown for the little ones. In my Advent Calendar days, they were paper with a picture behind each door and the excitement was knowing that each day was a step closer to Christmas. Our children have a … Read more

Book Advent with Twenty Four Days to Christmas

Twenty Four Days to Christmas

Last year as the countdown to Christmas began I saw Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest flooded with alternative Advent ideas. One such Advent which stood out for me was the Book Advent because the Beans LOVE Books and I saw it as an opportunity for a daily Christmas Activity which would bring the family together. … Read more