Halloween: The Christian Parent’s Dilemma

    Opinion, Parenting
    Halloween Flatlay

    Growing up in the 1980s, we didn’t really ‘do’ Halloween. My parents would have discouraged it anyway, but we didn’t have trick or treaters round, we didn’t carve pumpkins and we certainly wouldn’t have dressed up as witches, ghosts or vampires. We didn’t go to any Halloween parties, and it wasn’t celebrated at school. It was, it seemed, just the Americans who had Halloween. Now, it’s a very different story. Halloween costumes are available in the shops from early September. We’re encouraged to carve pumpkins, decorate our houses in shades of orange, green and purple, and children do Halloween crafts most of October. British culture – and certainly British supermarkets...

  • Autumn Meal Plans

    Autumn Meal plans - 12 weeks of menus, recipes and shopping lists all with an autumn/fall theme

    I am getting a bit passionate about meal planning. I honestly think it’s the one household chore which saves you the most time, energy and money. There’s also something remarkably...