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    What’s Your Christmas Spirit Animal? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

    December 18, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do

    Christmas means something different to every parent. For some of us, it’s the most wonderful time of year and we just can’t get enough. For others, it’s time to turn into a giant ball of stress. We all have our own ways of celebrating, too. Maybe you’re the type who likes to go all out, or maybe your perfect Christmas is all about keeping it simple.

    No matter what your Christmas style, there’s a Christmas Spirit …

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    How to Bring the Santa Story to Life for Your Children

    December 14, 2018Lifestyle, Things To Do

     One of the great joys of Christmas is sharing the story of Santa with your favourite little people. We all remember our own childhood Christmases, listening with wide-eyed wonder to the timeless tale of a jolly white-bearded man from the North Pole. It’s one of the few, precious chances we get in life to truly believe that magic is real and happening all around us. Now we get to pass on the story to our …

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    How to Make Edible Christmas Gifts | With Annabel Karmel

    December 10, 2018Food & Drink, Lifestyle

    Forget socks, selection packs and smellies, edible Christmas presents are the ideal way to add a personal touch to gifts. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get the kids involved in cooking-up foodie treats for friends and family this holiday season.

    Even if your edible creation doesn’t look perfect – as long as it’s packaged up nicely and tastes good, you’ll be in for brownie points. Dig around for glass jars and bottles, corks, card, ribbon …

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    How to Teach Your Children the True Meaning of Christmas

    December 7, 2018Lifestyle

    Christmas is a time for fun, festivities and, of course, piles of presents beneath the Christmas tree. As parents, we delight in seeing our children’s happy faces as they open their gifts. We feel such pride and pleasure when we can tick off the items on their wish lists and give them all the good things they deserve.

    Sometimes, though, we worry that the true meaning of Christmas is lost on our little ones. We want …

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    Prepare for Christmas With 50% Off This Black Friday

    November 23, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Now begins that joyous time of year which our children love the most. It’s time to trim the tree, take a trip to see Santa, bake up a storm and, of course, to get the presents in. Christmas has officially begun!

    Haven’t started shopping yet? Intentionally or not, you’ve made a wise decision. For the best deals, you want to wait until Black Friday/ Cyber Weekend . It’s the perfect time to get Christmas under control, …

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    Get Up To 50% Off Winter Warmers This Black Friday

    November 19, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    The run-up to Christmas is an easy time to blow your budget. There are presents to buy, parties to plan and, of course, all those winter essentials you need before the cold really sets in. Thank goodness we have Black Friday!

    Every year, the Black Friday sale offers deep discounts on products of every type. For parents, it’s nothing short of a lifesaver. None of us want to be forced to hold back on presents because …

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    Christmas Photoshoot with Rays of Sunshine | My 1st Years

    November 13, 2018Behind The Scenes, Photoshoots, Uncategorised

    Christmas is a time for giving and here at My 1st Years we are passionate about giving! Although usually for us that means telling you all about the most precious personalised gifts, today we would like to show you the work we have been doing with our charity partner Rays of Sunshine.

    Rays of Sunshine are an amazing charity who grant wishes for children living with serious or life limiting illnesses, giving these children and their …

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    Christmas Keepsakes and Stocking Fillers, All Under £20

    November 2, 2018Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration, Uncategorised

    Who can forget the magical feeling of waking up on Christmas morning, wondering what Santa might have left behind? When you have little ones of your own, you want nothing more than to share that same magic, wonder and joy with them. You’re always hoping to find presents and Christmas keepsakes that your child will love and cherish for years to come, even when they’re old and worn. These are not just a gifts or …

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