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    Merry Christmas // from Our Shilton Boys


    It’s a Christmas Eve! All the presents are wrapped, Christmas cards delivered (sorry if we forgot anyone!) and the fridge is stocked with yummy treats and indulgences we can only get away with at this time of year. As it is Freddie’s first Christmas, we don’t have any huge expectations. He’ll probably be overwhelmed by the wrapping paper and love to play with boxes and tv remotes instead of gifts chosen carefully by us, our friends and family. There will probably be tears from both boys as it gets a bit too much, Olly wanting to stay up way past his usual bedtime and from me, as it all gets a little bit too emotional.  Continue Reading

  • Baby's First Christmas - Dust and Things Christmas Eve Box

    Our Shilton Boys Christmas Eve Box (2018)

    One of our family Christmas traditions is to give a Christmas Eve box to the boys on Christmas Eve. We started doing this back in 2013 when Olly was a baby and we bought…

  • Pines and Needles Christmas Tree 2018

    Freddie’s First Christmas Tree

    For the last couple of years we have been gifted a beautiful Nordmann Fir from the lovely people at Pines and Needles. This year is no exception and we have been sent the most…

  • Baby First Christmas Percy and Nell

    Baby’s First Christmas // Gift Guide AD

    It’s our little boy’s first Christmas this year and we’re really looking forward to it. I know he won’t remember it or even know that it’s his first Christmas but there’s something so magical…

  • MrsShilts Christmas 2017

    Signing off for Christmas // Merry Christmas

    The presents are wrapped, the first box of Quality Street has been opened, the stockings are hung on the fireplace and the list of Christmas films have been circled in the Radio Times ahead…

  • Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    The Christmas experience at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    Over the weekend, we took Olly for an afternoon of festive fun at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge. Over the last few years, I have heard really good things about the Christmas experience at the Reindeer…