Christmas

I love Christmas, in fact it’s my favourite time of year, whether I spend it the UK or here in Singapore, or anywhere else in the world. My kids get so excited about Santa coming to deliver presents and to hear their shrieks when they first see the mountain of presents under the tree on Christmas morning is magical.

There’s a bit of a debate going on 21st Century Mummy’s Facebook page about whether it’s wrong to believe in Santa (yes non-believers do exist), so I thought I’d open it up on this blog too as it’s a fascinating subject.

It all started with Miss C saying to me a little boy had told her that the Tooth Fairy and Santa weren’t real. [click to continue…]

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8 last-minute Christmas gifts for kids

by admin on December 18, 2012

With only days to go until Christmas, you might well be panicking just like me. I’ve put together some last minute gift ideas for kids that are available in Singapore and that might inspire you.

Look cool and keep little hands busy with Design your own sunglasses, Motherswork SGD $49.99

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Magic Reindeer Food

December 15, 2012

We’re spending Christmas in Phuket this year and because we’re going to be away, Miss C is (understandibily) extremely concerned about how Santa will find us. So out of the bag comes reindeer food. You sprinkle a trail leading up to the place where you will be on Christmas Eve so the reindeer will see […]

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The best advent calendars of 2012

November 17, 2012

I’ve scoured the internet to find unique Advent Calendars for 2012 around the world. There’s advent calendars for kids, advent calendars for adults, something for beauty addicts, sweet tooths, little people, chocoholics and even cats. Ginvent advent Calendar Selfridges £99.99 Behind every door of this advent calendar is a sample of gin for you to try. […]

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Happy Christmas to one and all!

December 26, 2010

My blogging has become a bit sporadic recently, due to reasons beyond my control. We’ve had our move to Singapore to contend with (but that’s another story) the whole family has been struck down with various nasty bugs, so we’ve spent most of the time on the sofa watching movies our proper computer is being shipped to […]

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10 Tips for a Stress-free Christmas

November 8, 2010

It’s 49 days until Christmas (at the time of writing). But, don’t panic. We all know it can be one of the most stressful times of the year. We take on too much, go to parties, shop, cook lunch and catch up with friends. You can also feel torn between between families. Big rows with partners […]

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10 Tips for a Stress-free Christmas

November 8, 2010

It’s 49 days until Christmas (at the time of writing). But, don’t panic. We all know it can be one of the most stressful times of the year. We take on too much, go to parties, shop, cook lunch and catch up with friends. You can also feel torn between between families. Big rows with partners […]

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When Christmas Came Early

July 27, 2010

Well it did when John Lewis held their Christmas in July event. As I usually do most of my Christmas shopping at Peter Jones on the Kings Road, I thought it would be worth going along. Okay so this post may be a couple of weeks later than planned, but it’s been a busy summer […]

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Top tips for a stress-free Christmas

December 21, 2009

Christmas in one of the most stressful times of the year. We take on too much, go to parties, children’s activities, shop, cook lunch and catch up with friends. Big rows with partners are not uncommon as the pressure mounts. It’s easy to feel like you are about to explode. Here are some top tips to […]

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Christmas Rocks!

December 19, 2009

I’m one of those people who loves Christmas. Some people go on and on about how commercial and rubbish it is, and that it’s just a big marketing ploy to get us spending (I love spending). It’s a very British thing to moan. Well Bah Humbug to those people, It’s FUN (and I love spending)! I love the sparkly street […]

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