Get ahead on your Christmas wrapping and create fun, inspired and beautiful presents, from kids crafts to modern minimalism, with strategies and ideas from these fabulous BritMums bloggers (be sure to circle them on G+ to keep up with all their ideas!): Helen Neale of Kiddy Charts gives tips on managing your wrapping before and […]
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We’re thrilled to announce that we are going to be hanging out again with chef Marco Pierre White. This time he’ll be sharing tips on creating the perfect Christmas turkey. Several BritMums food bloggers will be chatting with Marco and posing their trickiest questions. And you can take part too by watching live on our […]
Christmas dinner is just round the corner, so we want to share the best tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you prepare yours with ease. Join our #BessieXmasTips Twitter party on Tuesday December 10, from 1-2pm to get involved. From quick and easy dinner table decorating tips, to your favourite party appetisers, and secret seasonings […]
Uncover a little more excitement this holiday by making it a Scratchcard Christmas! Scratchcards from The National Lottery are great add-on gifts or fun items to slip into cards for favourite friends, with the chance of winning up to £1m! At our #ScratchcardXmas Twitter party on Thursday 12 December we’ll be sharing inventive ideas for […]
Now’s the moment. This is the time when you can enjoy pre-Christmas activities with the family and actually get ahead of the game. We brought together 5 creative bloggers to tell us their top mum tips and creative projects that getting their families into the Christmas spirit. Watch the video to discover: an easy-to-make ornament […]
Christmas is the time of year when so many of us want to give to others who would otherwise go without. Liz Jarvis from The Mum Blog talks about choosing a charity that fits with her philosophy. A few years ago, Rosie Shelley and I were invited to visit UNICEF’s headquarters in Copenhagen, where we […]
We’ve all stepped into a room of strangers. The idea – even just on paper – is daunting! Why would anyone put themselves through such an awesome experience? The answer, of course, is simple. Networking is all about building relationships, establishing trust and making connections. Business coach, Stephanie Smith, describes the ambience of the room […]
Come meet-up with BritMums this holiday season at our big end-of-year Christmas networking event! We’re gathering at Prospero House for tea, coffee and a bite on Monday 25 November 10:30 to 13:30 – it’s the perfect way to launch yourself into the festive season and catch up with blogging friends. BritMums Christmas Networking Event Monday […]
2013 newsflash: Helen, of Actually Mummy, has undergone a major headspace transformation, returning from the 2012 Christmas break unrecognisable to all those who know her. Except her children, who have emerged from the festive season wearing an expression of mild surprise… First up, let me tell you my news: I’m planning a new direction. […]
Let’s face it: the holidays are a time to give yourself over to all kinds of amusements. Such as cartoon characters in spangly costumes jumping through the air. The appeal of ice skating has gained wider appreciation with shows like Dancing on Ice (soon to return), but since girlhood I’ve adored the stretch of Spandex, […]
Leyla Brooke shares how her Christmas tree is a walk down memory lane every year. At first glance my Christmas tree looks like any other. It’s a fake tree with built-in fiber optics. The tree is black and the lights change colour, nothing out of the ordinary, but don’t let looks deceive you. Start […]
T’was the week before Christmas, and all through the house, there was chaos and panic (but luckily, no mouse!) There is wallpaper to hang, on the living room wall, and paint pots piled up in the downstairs hall. The laundry pile is growing at an alarming rate, Toys are taking over ….. this house […]
Let’s face it, getting Christmas food right does a lot to making families happy. At our recent #O2GuruMagicofXmas Twitter party, we were delighted to discover your festive fare favourites. (Check out O2 Guru TV for loads of cool videos.) Discover the fresh ideas and ensure a very tasty Christmas with these suggestions: Starters Have just […]
At our recent #bootschristmas Twitter party, we asked you to share your thoughts on the new ad for Boots, plus your holiday beauty tips and favourite beauty gifts that keep on giving. The party was sponsored by Boots UK. Check out the Boots UK new Christmas adverts around the theme of giving gifts that keep […]
Wrapping gifts doesn’t have to be stressful, wasteful or expensive. We hung out with Maggy from Red Ted Art and learned all her tricks for beautiful and easy gift wrapping that also gets the kids involved! Watch it now!
We are hurtling through December and for many it’s a time to prepare for Christmas, often in a stressful flurry. For others it’s a time of peaceful reflection and rest. But however you celebrate Christmas, either with big parties, church celebrations or small family gatherings, or not at all, the December holidays are a time […]
BritMums co-founder Jennifer Howze hung out this week with Cherry Healey in her debut Cherry+ show. Also there was Reem Kanj and the women from Those Pesky Dames. Watch the show, which is all about Breaking the Mould at Christmas. Jennifer talks about whether the portrayal of mothers preparing for Christmas (women organising food and […]
If you missed our last #bootschristmas Twitter party, where we discussed festive beauty hints and gift ideas, don’t worry – we’re holding a second one this Friday! Join us from 13:00 – 14:00 this Friday, 14 December. We’ll be asking how you spoil your loved ones whilst still saving pennies, and your best tips for […]
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