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14/01/2022

Pocket money – everything you need to know

Pocket money can be a great way for teaching children the basics of managing money, teaching them to budget and save for items they want. However, how much pocket money you give, what age they receive it and whether you give it at all, totally depends on your family circumstances and values. Pocket money 101 Giving children pocket money helps them start learning about the value of money and simple money management. Children can learn that they need to save for items and that they cannot have it until they... Read More

08/12/2021

Top 10 family Christmas activities to get you in the festive spirit 🎄

Christmas is around the corner and we would like to share some of our favourite family Christmas activities that never fail to make us feel all festive and warm inside. Take a look at our top 10! 1. Read a Christmas story together 📖 The cosiest activity is snuggling up together under a blanket reading a festive book. Check out our blog recommending Christmas books for the season for inspiration. We love reading Christmas books throughout December and our household tradition is always to read “The Night before Christmas” on... Read More

05/12/2021

Getting ready for Christmas visitors!

We are all really hoping that this year can be a bit more sociable than Christmas 2020. We are overdue some glad tidings and spending quality time with our family and friends has to be top of the list. On the flip side, this means that visitors need to be fed, housed and entertained. If like many of us, you have almost forgotten what it takes to host a festive gathering, here are a few tips to get the house ready and to ensure a stress-free time is had by... Read More

01/12/2021

Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for kids

Looking for some good Christmas gifts for kids? Look no further!Keep reading for some ultimate gift ideas, but first, take a look at our new Christmas Collection! Filled with festive décor for your kid’s bedroom, it’ll have your home looking like a winter wonderland. Kid’s Gift Guide 2021 It’s that wonderful time of year again, where children open their advent calendars, Christmas adverts are lighting up our screens, and the weather is just about cold enough for us to eagerly await that first drop of snow.It’s an exciting time for... Read More

stir it up sunday 19/11/2021

Stir it up Sunday – festive activities for 2021

What is Stir it up Sunday? In the lead up to Christmas, usually on the last Sunday before Advent, we have the annual ‘Stir it up Sunday’, where families traditionally spend the day preparing their Christmas puddings! This year, it will take place on 21st November 2021 (this Sunday)! So, why not put on your favourite Christmas music, simmer some mulled wine and get ready for those festive feels, because we’re ‘stirring up’ the most Christmassy of ingredients this weekend… Not a fan of Christmas pudding? Don’t worry, you’re not... Read More

Black Friday at the Showroom 08/11/2021

Black Friday 2021

It’s the most shop-worthy time of the year! Black Friday is one of the busiest times in the world of retail, with online deals and in-store sales where you’re guaranteed to find yourself some bargain Christmas presents, discounted furniture and most likely, a very good excuse to treat yourself. When is Black Friday? Black Friday will take place on Friday 26th November, 2021. But be sure to keep your eyes peeled for those Black Friday deals early on, as most retailers will run their sale for at least a week!... Read More

04/11/2021

Cosy reading corners and best books for Autumn

We love Autumn, the golden light, crunching in the fallen leaves and making our homes as cosy as possible. When the temperature plummets and the wind picks up, there is something very special about snuggling down in a cosy reading nook with a blanket, some hot chocolate and a stack of your best books. Here at TCFC we read all kinds of stories, but the best ones are the ones that leave us feeling cosy on the inside when the weather outside is less than ideal. So, our very own... Read More

Halloween trick or treating 30/10/2021

The best Halloween activities! 🎃

We love Halloween here at TCFC! It comes with so many fun activities that we can do with our kids. Here are some of our favourite: Carving pumpkins Who’s kids don’t love creating crazy pumpkin faces every year?! Nothing gets us in the Halloween spirit quite like seeing the many carved pumpkins flickering away at everyone’s front door step. Why not share your creations with us this year!Tag us on Instagram: @childrensfurnitureco If you do carve a pumpkin this year, remember to save the scooped out pumpkin seeds! You can... Read More

Halloween 26/10/2021

Spooky Halloween facts we love!

These Halloween tradition origins will blow your mind… Halloween is a mystical time for children and adults alike. The fun of dressing up, decorating the house, watching Halloween films and going trick or treating, plus the creative faces that can be carved out of the pumpkins. But where did it all come from? Well, some of these bizarre traditions have some equally bizarre origins that we’d love to share with you! Keep reading for some seriously spooky Halloween facts… 👻 The Jack O’Lantern 🎃 Or as we call it, pumpkin... Read More

22/10/2021

Top 10 Autumn Activities!

Autumn activities can be tricky to plan! As the leaves turn orange and fall from the trees, the temperature falls with them, leaving us all to reminisce our short-lived Summers and wonder how to dress for the awkward, in-between weather that October brings. But the one thing you may struggle with the most is keeping the whole family (kids and husband included) entertained now that there are less outdoor activities to choose from! Well rest assured, our guide to Autumn activities is packed with family fun. Just remember, don’t hesitate... Read More