Blog » Month: December 2018

New Year’s Eve & Day Ideas 2019!

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family on New Year’s Eve or New Years Day, here’s a selection of family-friendly events in and around the local area. Something for children of all ages!   If you’ve got any other recommendations, please share them in the Wharfedale & Craven Mumbler Chat Group.   NEW…

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Tips for Christmas Recycling

The fun bit is over and now you are left with mountains of wrapping paper, boxes and Christmas cards! Here are some tips for recycling what’s left after Christmas! Wrapping Paper Plain paper wrapping can be recycled but foil or glitter-decorated wrapping paper cannot and needs to go in the general waste. Before recycling ensure…

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10 Child-friendly walks around Leeds for Boxing Day

You’ve unwrapped the presents, eaten the turkey and watched the annual Christmas film and now it’s Boxing Day. You realise you haven’t left the house for 24 hours and the kids are bouncing off the walls!. It’s time to get up, wrap up and get out. But where to?! We’ve compiled a list of great…

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Ask Anisa: Tiredness

Hands up, who is tired? Pick me! Hands, feet, and all body parts up, if your kids are exhausted? Yep, same here! A long school term, festive season excitement or perhaps that should be festive season stress and over scheduling, I am guessing are all reasons why tantrums are up, crying for nothing is on…

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Christmas Eve Box Ideas, it’s not too late!

It’s not too late to do a quick Christmas Eve Box… It doesn’t have to be expensive and can be done quickly, easily and last minute! Here are a few ideas of what to include! 1. The Box There are some lovely Christmas Eve boxes around but if you have decided to do this last…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Christmas Traditions from around the world

Today I have been delivering leaflets promoting David Phillip Estate Agents to the residents of Bramhope, and as I walked around this lovely area in Wharfedale I was impressed with the number of beautiful Christmas wreaths adorning many of the properties, it got me thinking about the Christmas traditions that we have not only in…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Meet Holly…

Christmas and New Year can be magical times…but for some young people – like Holly – its just that time of year when the evenings are getting darker and colder – so it’s not great to be hanging out on your own, whether in town or in the park or playground. That’s what Holly seems…

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Christmas Traditions The Family Will Love

We all have our own Christmas Traditions, whether they stem from your own childhood or are something new you have started since having kids. Starting a new tradition can bring a family even closer together. In our house, we have stupidly small stockings over the fireplace for chocolate coins and we have an annual visit to…

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Children’s Christmas TV

The Christmas Films are starting early this year so here’s a handy guide, split out by day, time and channel – set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. Saturday 15th December Bee movie – 8.50 am: BBC2 Nativity 3: Dude wheres my donkey? – 12.45 pm: Channel 5 The Borrowers…

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How To Track Santa On Christmas Eve

Mumbler has listed of some of the best free Christmas apps and websites including how to track Santa on Christmas Eve, receive a phone call from the man himself and how to reroute him to Granny’s house for those children worried about Santa finding them on Christmas Eve if they’re not at home. These apps…

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Santa’s Grottos – No booking required

Do the kid’s need to find out if they are on Santa’s nice list this Christmas? We all know the kids love a trip to see Santa so if, like mine, your kids have been nagging to pay him a visit we have put together a list of all the drop-in sessions running in Wharfedale…

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