Christmas Eve in the McGregor Household

Christmas Eve is a time where everyone relaxes. You have a few Baileys in the evening, turn on the Christmas lights and do the last minute baking, making extra mince pies…just in case. I am normally the culprit for eating them all! However, the word relax doesn’t even enter the McGregor household, my son is so excited about Christmas I think he is going to…Read More

Inspirational Ideas for Christmas

Christmas is coming and we here at Notcutts have been trying to find new innovative ideas to make Christmas even more special. Last year was fantastic; there was a little bit of snow, Santa came to visit (and has returned) and there were amazing gifts to give loved ones. We have been searching the big, wide web and found some great blogs that offer brilliant…Read More

Finishing the Christmas Shopping

It’s been a busy time for Mrs McGregor and I, every spare moment we have been taking a trip into town to do some Christmas shopping. We are nearly there; all we need to do is buy some little gifts for the children (and some for Mrs McGregor) just to fill their stockings with. I have been uninspired by some of the smaller gifts you…Read More

The Last of the Christmas Decorations

The Christmas tree is up and most of the decorations in the living room, but there is still much to do. The hall way, the dining room, kitchen and the kid’s bedrooms all need to be decorated. This weekend is going to be long, but enjoyable. Mrs McGregor has already been trying her hand at some new Christmas recipes; she has even tried to recreate…Read More

Advent Calendars

Notcutts Advent CalendarI can’t believe we’re into December already with only a few weekends to go until Christmas! The kids are getting very excited and I must admit I’m feeling rather festive this year. I am very much enjoying my advent calendar; I think there is something to be said for having chocolate every morning! Chocolate releases serotonin, which can affect your mood, and most…Read More