Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve which means only one thing in the Shilts household and that’s family. We’ll be spending the next 4 days back to back with family, new and old, close and extended. And I can’t wait. So, here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas,…

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Snowed in..

How chuffed am I that it’s the Christmas holidays? I am really lucky to have been able to book off the Christmas holidays from work and I have 15 long days off work. Next day at work is in 2011, woohoo! The snow fell right…

Doggy on ice…

We’ve had a fair bit of snow here in the Midlands recently and I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that some dogs absolutely love it. Mikey, our five year old Westie does. This is him in the snow that fell late on Friday night…

Spreading the Christmas cheer…

A few months back I posted a comment on Rosie’s blog.  She had been sent a brand spanking new HD TV from a very generous benefactor.. well never expecting anything back, as you do, I left a comment on how lovely that was and thought that was that. Imagine…

Kor-blimey!

Look what arrived this evening……. A month or so back I entered a competition over on The Sewing Directory and I was absolutely delighted to be chosen as one of the lucky winners. This is a fabulous sewing kit from the very generous Korbond and I am over…

Happy December…snow joke!

What a week! So the week started off really well as we went to the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC thanks to the tickets I won over on Carrots and Kids. I enjoyed the show but as my appetite is virtually non-existant at…

It’s the thought that counts

There are so many people to remember this Christmas and the number of children our family and friends have got is steadily increasing. So this Christmas I thought I’d do something a little different. I’ve made quite a few of the little ones a traditional…