A cosy Christmas with Morrisons

Those who read my blog often will know that when it comes to Morrisons, I’m a huge fan. We love the Nutmeg clothing range and have had the pleasure of working with them throughout the year on some lovely projects. So when they offered to send us a Christmas hamper containing everything we would need for a cosy Christmas Eve, we couldn’t wait to receive it!

I have always loved Christmas Eve, it’s one of my favourite days throughout Christmas. I think there is something to magical about the anticipation and the excitement of it all, Christmas movies on the tv, Michael Buble crooning out festive songs, drinking mulled wine and eating mince pies in our Christmas jumpers.

This year Morrisons has sent us all a Christmas jumper each, and given my love of twinning, you’ll know just how excited I am about the fact that we all match!! We will be proudly wearing out jumpers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day….and who knows, maybe even through to the New Year!!

The jumpers are the same high quality we have come to love and expect from Nutmeg, and for the first time ever available in a range of sizes to suit all of the family.

From ages 1-14 years, and adult sizes 8-22 and S-XXL, at just £10 and £12 they are all made of supersoft fabric, have no itchy name labels (this is the bane of my life with the kids!) and even better, are covered by the 200 day “no quibble guarantee. In terms of Christmas jumpers, you just can’t beat them!

Morrisons also sent us some new mugs hot chocolate and marshmallows, along with the most amazing box of chocolate including salted butterscotch, cappuccino and 72% cocoa. It’s taking all of my will power not to open them until Sunday but I’m sure it will be worth the wait!

We also received an absolute classic from Disney, a Cinderella DVD. It’s one of our absolute favourites so I know that on Christmas Eve morning we will snuggle down to watch it together, I can’t wait!

The children were so pleased with all of their goodies but none more so than the Decorate Your Own Gingerbread House! After a disastrous attempt to make our own one year I always buy a ready made kit these days, and the Morrisons one is fantastic! With icing, jelly sweets and candy beads it’s such a lovely activity to do together.

We made ours early this year to show you how easy it is, at three, four and five the children were so pleased with their creation and I think they did a really good job!!

Thanks to Morrisons that’s our Christmas Eve sorted, and I for one can’t wait!!

 

** We were sent these items for the purpose of this post. All words and opinions are my own. **

 

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  1. December 20, 2017 / 6:40 pm

    I love the decorate your own Ginger Bread House – what a fab idea. Morrisons have lovely clothes, I’m loving those Christmas jumpers

    • Laura Dove
      December 20, 2017 / 6:42 pm

      Thank you! The kids were so proud of themselves for decorating it!

  2. Komal
    December 20, 2017 / 6:58 pm

    I love twinning too! How adorable! I need matching jumpers with my dog and boyfriend. I love the patterns also!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:29 am

      Hah our dog has a Christmas jumper too! xx

  3. Joline
    December 20, 2017 / 7:45 pm

    I love Christmas Eve too, better than the day itself I think. And you guys look adorable twinning! That’s a pretty awesome Christmas hamper from Morrisons.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:28 am

      Thank you Joline. Christmas eve is way more relaxing than Christmas day isn’t it! xx

  4. December 20, 2017 / 7:52 pm

    Morrisons seem to be doing a lot now and I love the name Nutmeg for their clothing range. They sound such a great store

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:27 am

      Yes their range is increasing all the time, it’s great! xx

  5. December 20, 2017 / 8:05 pm

    they all look so pleased with their jumpers – really need to get my children some! The nutmeg range has really impressed me 🙂 x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:26 am

      I definitely recommend them, at £10 for kids it’s so reasonable! xx

  6. December 20, 2017 / 8:42 pm

    I’m a huge fan of Christmas jumpers and make sure we all have one for Christmas day. I love the Gingerbread House kit, it’s so fun to make the Christmas dinner centrepiece together!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:26 am

      It really is, although we have the small issue of….we ate it! haha! xx

  7. December 20, 2017 / 8:51 pm

    I love the Christmas jumpers. The family looks so cute

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:25 am

      Thank you Leona! xx

  8. December 20, 2017 / 9:34 pm

    Loving the Christmas jumpers! We do occasionally shop at Morrisons, but I’m envious! Our local one doesn’t have much clothing items. I do love their homeware though 🙂 As always, you all look really lovely. x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:23 am

      Ahh thanks lovely. I really hope that 2018 sees the nutmeg range on line, I think it would be fantastic! xx

  9. December 20, 2017 / 11:14 pm

    I love the matching Christmas Jumpers and I agree that the clothing is really good quality! I love that you even got a hamper and am digging the Gingerbread house especially! I bet it is so hard to wait until Sunday, I don’t have that kind of willpower! x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:22 am

      Hahah I didn’t wait Ana, I cracked open the chocolates last night, haha! xx

      • January 1, 2018 / 8:13 pm

        Haha I am glad that you didn’t wait otherwise I can imagine that would have been torture? How were the chocolates did you enjoy them? x

        • Laura Dove
          January 1, 2018 / 9:33 pm

          DELICIOUS! I recommend them!! xx

  10. December 20, 2017 / 11:45 pm

    Nutmeg have some gorgeous outfits, but these festive jumpers are just the best! Supermarkets are smashing it this year 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:21 am

      Oh I totally agree! You can’t beat the supermarket ranges, especially on price! xx

  11. December 21, 2017 / 12:38 am

    We’ve recently started going to Morrisons for more things, I was amazed by the ranges they have on offer.

    How awesome are those jumpers and hands up everyone needs a gingerbread house in there life.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:15 am

      I love it Sarah! Their bakery is the best around! xx

  12. December 21, 2017 / 8:47 am

    I’m such a fan of cozy jumpers and quality clothing range. Look how cute and happy you kids look in them!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:13 am

      Ahh thank you Sadaf! xx

  13. December 21, 2017 / 9:50 am

    Wow, I love the sound of those hot chocolates and the gingerbread house. I haven’t been to Morrisons in ages and I don’t know why, it looks like they have some great things, especially for Christmas. Gorgeous photos.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:12 am

      Oh you should try it, they have a fantastic clothing range now! xx

  14. December 21, 2017 / 10:28 am

    I never knew Morissons’ did clothing and those matching jumpers are so adorable x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:12 am

      Yes Rhian, and it’s fab too! So reasonable and great quality! xx

  15. December 21, 2017 / 10:49 am

    Supermarket brand clothing is often of such a great quality! I really should consider buying it more often.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:12 am

      I agree! It’s just as good, if not better, than the high street these days! xx

  16. December 21, 2017 / 2:16 pm

    Ah they look adorable in their Christmas jumpers!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:11 am

      Thanks Steph! xx

  17. December 21, 2017 / 2:34 pm

    You have such a beautiful family! Very photogenic 🙂 I love the jumpers too, so festive!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:11 am

      Thank you so much Elizabeth. xx

  18. December 21, 2017 / 2:58 pm

    I love Morrisons clothing and think it’s good quality for the price. I never do a food shop though as I find the meat is poor quality and I find them really expensive. Love your gingerbread house x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:11 am

      They have such a great clothing range! I find the meat is lovely at our local store, their steaks are top notch! xx

  19. Stephanie Sherlock
    December 21, 2017 / 4:29 pm

    What a phenomenal Christmas basket, we call your jumper a sweatshirt in the US so it took me a minute to figure out what your jumper was. They are very cute. I love that there stretchy with no label. This Morrisons sounds like a fantastic place to shop.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:08 am

      Hehe thanks Stephanie, they are fab jumpers…or sweaters! Over here a sweater is more of a sweatshirt material, a jumper is more knitted? xx

  20. December 21, 2017 / 4:30 pm

    I can’t remember the last time I watched Cinderella! I love the sound of the hot chocolate mugs, and the salted butterscotch sounds mouth watering delicious.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:07 am

      Oh it was delicious, I couldn’t resist breaking it open! xx

  21. December 21, 2017 / 5:36 pm

    i have yet to buy a Christmas jumper but I’m thinkingI ought to jump on the bandwagon, you guys look awesome! And the ginger bread house looks wonderful, how kind of morrisons!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:05 am

      Oh you should!! I’ve loved working with Morrisons this year, it’s been a lot of fun! xx

  22. December 21, 2017 / 6:27 pm

    Aww we do a gingerbread house every year and love it!! The kids did their own this year without any mummy help!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:04 am

      Ah its so much fun isn’t it? We enjoyed eating it afterwards, hah! xx

  23. December 21, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    I didn’t know Morrisons did clothes. Those Christmas jumpers are fun and your kids are gorgeous! I love the look of that gingerbread house too.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:04 am

      Yes they do childrens and adults now too! The womens range is fab! xx

  24. December 21, 2017 / 9:29 pm

    I love the matching sweaters I attempt every year to make the whole family wear matching sweaters but no luck so far. I can’t wait to have kids and make Christmas stuff with them.

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:03 am

      Haha Christmas is all about the matching sweaters! I was SO happy that my boys finally matched, it’s been a long time coming! xx

  25. December 21, 2017 / 10:15 pm

    Your kids look so adorable in matching jumpers. I like the idea of decorating your gingerbread house!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:02 am

      Thank you! They are super cute aren’t they? xx

  26. December 21, 2017 / 11:41 pm

    What gorgeous bits & pieces from Morrisons. We don’t have a Morrisons here in N.I but I am LOVING that enormous Gingerbread house! The kids did a great job! x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:02 am

      Ah that;s a shame, we LOVE Morrisons! I’m off there now actually! Wish me luck! xx

  27. adriana
    December 22, 2017 / 5:47 am

    Aww these are so great for the kids! I am loving those pictures!

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:01 am

      Thanks Adriana! xx

  28. December 22, 2017 / 7:39 am

    How adorable are the Christmas jumpers?! So cute that you guys match. And the gingerbread house is wonderful! The one I made this year looked a wee bit sad because my gumdrops slipped and slided off of the rooftop. Never to worry, they still tasted pretty darn good. x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:01 am

      Ahh that’s all that matters! Ours was a real mish mash and so much icing (oh the sugar rush!) but the kids were so proud of it! xx

  29. December 22, 2017 / 8:09 am

    Loving their Christmas jumpers! I am hopeless at gingerbread houses, they never stand up LOL

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 11:00 am

      This one comes with a base that it slots in, makes it so much easier! xx

  30. December 22, 2017 / 8:47 am

    I’m loving all the matching Christmas jumpers – so very cute!

    C x

    • Laura Dove
      December 22, 2017 / 10:59 am

      Thanks Charli! xx

  31. December 22, 2017 / 4:31 pm

    I discover the clothing range from Morrisons not long time ago and I have to admit the quality of the items is really good. How lovely that Morrisons sent you all the goodies. Matching sweaters are such a cool idea and I love the fact the boys are in blue and for girls, they stick with red.

    Have a lovely Christmas ! ♥

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:55 pm

      We love Morrisons Catalina, their jumpers are gorgeous! xx

  32. December 22, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Decorating your own ginger bread house kits are so much fun, I think it’s one of those activities where parents and kids both really get into.

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:52 pm

      Me too, it’s a lovely Christmas activity! xx

  33. December 22, 2017 / 7:28 pm

    I only found out about the Nutmeg range recently and they have some incredible items plus your jumpers are amazing.

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:50 pm

      They really do don’t they! I’m a huge fan! xx

  34. December 22, 2017 / 8:36 pm

    Oh bless, they did a fabulous job making and decorating the gingerbread 🙂 and I love all your matching jumpers – what a lovely hamper from Morrisons x

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:49 pm

      They were so proud of themselves Becca! xx

  35. Hannah
    December 23, 2017 / 1:50 pm

    I love the jumpers! One of my favourite things to do is make s gingerbread house x

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:35 pm

      My favourite thing to do is eat it! hah! xx

  36. December 23, 2017 / 3:45 pm

    Such cute matching jumpers. You all look so cute together. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I loved the blue ones more than the red.

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:34 pm

      Thank you! Merry Christmas to you too! xx

  37. December 23, 2017 / 7:22 pm

    Looks like they have everything you need for the perfect Christmas Eve party! LOVE the Gingerbread house. They look so proud of themselves.

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:32 pm

      Thanks Lauren, they loved making it – and eating it too, haha! xx

  38. December 24, 2017 / 7:56 am

    All your matching jumpers look so cute and the Gingerbread house looks adorable! Looks like the kids are all set for an awesome Christmas party! 🙂

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:29 pm

      Thank you, we loved wearing them this Christmas! xx

  39. December 24, 2017 / 9:04 pm

    I think Nutmeg have done some amazing Christmas jumpers. My daughters have worn theirs at every opportunity

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:27 pm

      They always come up trumps in my eyes! xx

  40. December 25, 2017 / 9:58 am

    Great…!! nice artical very usefull your post Thank you so much for sharing this and the information provide.

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:27 pm

      Thank you for reading! xx

  41. December 27, 2017 / 10:34 am

    I love Morrison’s clothes my son had various tshirts this year from them there cheap and great quality

    • Laura Dove
      December 27, 2017 / 1:26 pm

      They are great aren’t they? We are huge fans! xx

  42. December 28, 2017 / 5:38 pm

    I just love morrisons clothes, they are great quality! Just love these jumpers

    • Laura Dove
      January 1, 2018 / 10:26 pm

      Me too, their clothes always wash so well too! That’s always a great sign! xx

  43. December 29, 2017 / 10:56 am

    I love the jumpers and mugs. Hope you all had an amazing Christmas x

    • Laura Dove
      January 1, 2018 / 10:25 pm

      We had a great Christmas, thank you Cathy! xx

  44. December 31, 2017 / 7:27 am

    What lovely jumpers. We got got out Christmas PJs from Morrisons this year, they really do have some lovely things x

    • Laura Dove
      January 1, 2018 / 10:08 pm

      They are fab arent they? We are huge fans of the range! x

  45. December 31, 2017 / 10:16 pm

    I don’t think I’d ever attempt a gingerbread house from scratch so the kit is a very good idea. Great jumpers too. Glad you had Christmas Eve sorted. We went for new Pjs and new book but little one was so tired that he downed his milk, didn’t want a story but wanted his bed instead. Better luck next year hahaha

    • Laura Dove
      January 1, 2018 / 9:57 pm

      Ahh bless him! We always have big plans and the children are so excited that most of the time it’s bath and bed! xx

  46. January 3, 2018 / 2:04 am

    Those jumpers look so warm and good on all of you! Also, the goodie box is such a brilliant idea! I hope you had a beautiful Christmas with your family.

    • Laura Dove
      January 3, 2018 / 12:52 pm

      We had a lovely Christmas thank you! I hope you did too! xx

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