Bodnant Garden, National Trust – Review

This is the second in a series of posts about our Festive weekend away to Snowdonia . . .  After our trip to visit Father Christmas at Bounce Below we made our way over to the beautiful National Trust property of Bodnant Garden which was about half an hour’s drive away through stunning Welsh countryside. We had been invited by Attractions of Snowdonia to visit Bodnant Garden and take part in the Elf Workshop which is being run by volunteers on weekends through to Christmas.  We booked our time slot as we arrived and then went off to explore!  (The Elf Workshop is free but you must book to secure your appointment.) Having not had any lunch we decided to get ourselves a bite to eat and a hot drink in the very cute Magnolia Tea Room – with hindsight we might have been better walking back up to the Pavillion Tea…

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Where’s my Christmas spirit?

Where’s my Christmas spirit?

Seriously.  Where is my Christmas spirit?  I realised today that there’s only just over two weeks left until Christmas and I just can’… View Post
The Christmas Boutique – Review

The Christmas Boutique – Review

A couple of weeks ago we received a surprise package from The Christmas Boutique – the package itself wasn’t a surprise as I had … View Post
Handprint Christmas Wreath – Christmas Craft for Children

Handprint Christmas Wreath – Christmas Craft for Children

This simple handprint Christmas wreath is one Ben and I made a couple of years ago when he was just 2 and a half – it’… View Post
Festive Afternoon Tea at Raddison Blu, Manchester – Review

Festive Afternoon Tea at Raddison Blu, Manchester – Review

It’s December! That means we can officially get our Christmas heads on and get in the festive mood!  I don’t mind hearing … View Post