Aldi Santa Milk, in store from Tuesday

Aldi Santa Milk

Aldi Santa Milk

Getting the mince pies, carrots and milk together for Santa and Rudolph on Christmas Eve is a tradition that takes place the world over each year on Christmas Eve.  Traveling the world and delivering gifts can be thirsty work, so Aldi are once again making sure that your fridge is stocked with Santa’s favourite tipple, milk!  Continue reading

An 80s childhood, no pumpkins or fancy visits to Santa

An 80s childhhod

An 80s childhood: Yours truly back in the day!

I’m turning into my mother. Now there’s a sentence I never thought I would write! It’s a natural progression I guess, she taught me a lot of what I know, after all.
‘There was none of that in my day’ was always her catch phrase when I was growing up. Indeed it’s still her catch phrase when I’m telling her stuff about the kids. But now I find myself using the same phrase all the time. Continue reading

Best Santa experience: Santa’s Magical Trail Athy

Santa's Magical Trail Athy

Santa’s Magical Trail Athy


‘Tis the season and all that! Christmas time has taken on a real special meaning in the Chambers’ household since the two smallies arrived. And this year is the first year that Aidan gets the concept of Santa. He’s still a small bit sketchy on all the details but he knows who the big man in the red suit with the beard is and more importantly he knows that he brings presents. We visited Santa’s Magical Trail Athy this year and it was fab.  Continue reading