Christmas morning isn’t the same without waking up to a stocking filled with quirky and fun gifts from Santa. When I was younger, presents in the sacks (or pillowcases) would always be from Santa and then after lunch we’d open presents from family. My parents still keep up this tradition and its one I’ve embraced now I’ve got a family of my own. My eldest is old enough to embrace Christmas this year so buying gifts for his stocking has been a huge amount of fun. What’s more, whatever he gets from Santa will hopefully keep him entertained while my husband and I sort out Christmas dinner and stop the…
This post may contain affiliate links Christmas baking is the best. The aromas of spices that flow through the house ooze with festive warmth and cosiness. We received some charming gingerbread ornaments one Christmas and they have taken pride of place on the tree every year since. Each time I bring them out of the box, I vow to make gingerbread for Christmas but I never get round to it.