I honestly thought that I’d have a full blown post at this point compete with all the details and photos..and most importantly all the feels that this night, and this month bring to my little creative heart. But here we are at night, with a super tired mama mind and body, unclear if if what Im about to type will even make sense…so essentially it’s a freefall super fast zip trip through my head about this little tradition of ours…Ladies and gents…Our 4th Annual Potter Night…
Yes, I know, Im just about ready…wait no, the world is just about ready to break out into “joy to the world” , toss tinsel everywhere, and get their twinkle light fest on, yet here I am, still about to flog you with Potter night love that was enjoyed back in October. But you know what? Screw it! Im pregnant. Im tired. My brain is full on porridge. Getting up in the morning for work…or just basically getting up in the morning anytime, is a daily mental challenge for me. (Not quite the way my 28 year old might have envisioned me as a preggo, but what you gonna do? This is my reality. Im THAT preggo who feels every single bit of strain creating a life within takes. And as I’ve finnaly come to accept (five pregnancies later)…there aint nothing I can do to change it.
So point being, Im a little A LOT behind with all that want to blog about. And trust me, there IS SO MUCH! But for now, lets start with this sweet little night we had back in mid October, where we all got to indulge in our love for Harry Potter. And yes, I say we, because not only are Mike and I fans, but we’ve managed to turn our two eldest into fans as well, thanks to last years introduction, and our FIRST Potter Night!
So it’s meant to Continue reading
Note: 2020 Edits with 3rd recipe coming – just sorting out a few bugs.
Super easy butter beer
(2019 Edits added below!)
Potterheads- I know you’re out there…’cause when I posted about my schweet HP satchel from the UK on instastories, you all wanted in on that! And I love that. But its also no surprise, because WHO doesn’t love Potter, right? Well, this one is just for you…
So, long time readers would know how big we go on all holidays, and just how much of a nut I am about Halloween, and all about our Annual Halloween Bash we host. You’d also know I’ve been wanting to throw a Harry Potter themed since 2015, but each year something has come up. This year, a little surpise pregnancy has definitely thrown a spanner in those plans. But what I’ve discovered since last year’s Potter night (see here), is that whilst it may not be this massive bash with props, frills and spills I had envisioned, it was still very well received.
We spent a lot time last year trying to get the Butter beer recipe just right for our shenanigans. The girls even tried using their Continue reading