Elf on the Shelf: Day 7: Sleep Over!

Last night the boys wanted to take Elfie and Chippie, our Elves on the Shelf to bed with them.

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Elf on the Shelf: Day 6: All Aboard the Shoe Shoe Train!

Our naughty elves got the boys shoes out last night and lined them up like a train and then sat in them with some of the boys toys.

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Elf on the Shelf: Day 5: The Advent Calendar Caper!

Our elves have been up to no good last night and have eaten some of the chocolates out of the wife’s advent calendar!

Elf on the Shelf: Day 4: Elfie and Chippie Come Back!

As mentioned two days ago, Elfie and his new friend Chippie didn’t return to our home after a day of extraordinary bad behaviour from both boys.

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Elf on the Shelf: Day 2: The Day Of Sorrow!

Unfortunately today our Elf on the Shelf Elfie hasn’t returned to us and has in fact taken the whole house he had built back to the North Pole with him.

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Elf on the Shelf: Day 1 Elfie Returns!

Our Elf on the Shelf is back and he has brought a friend, we will bring you more on the new elf as and when we have it, name etc!

The boys were ecstatic to see him and literally squealed with delight at seeing his house (a post on how to make your own coming soon).

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Prep – The Builders Are In!

Elf on the Shelf 2018

Our Elves are on their way back to us so they’ve sent the builders ahead to prep for their arrival!

We woke this morning to discover this scene including a crack in the wall.

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Where have we been?

Its been almost a year since we last published a post on 2 Bottles of Milk, so where have we been? 

Last Christmas I was so ill that I spent most of Christmas Day in bed asleep and it got me thinking about how hectic our lives were and how we needed to relax and let something rest for a while and that was unfortunately the blog! With everything that Leo had gone through and a new baby, as well as life in general it was the easiest thing to let go and allow more time for all the other stuff that was going on at that point. 

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The Favourite Christmas Advert of 2017

As voted for by Parent Bloggers.

We recently asked parent bloggers what their favourite Christmas Advert of 2017 was.

The choice was between any Christmas advert for a company that has aired this year be it for the first, like the new John Lewis one, a continuation of a story as in Kevin the Carrot who features in the Aldi ads or an old classic in the form of Holidays Are Coming (Coca Cola).

To be honest the results did surprise us a bit, however that’s what makes this countdown interesting.

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My Sunday Photo 17:34. Family Matters

I will finish off our tour of the last year next weekend however for this special Christmas Eve #mysundayphoto I thought I would share a random yet festive image of us as a family.

This festive season we have become slightly addicted to an app called Elf on The Shelf.

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