Family Fun

Our family fun section is packed with entertaining stuff for parents and kids alike. Stuck in a car journey and fed up of eye spy- then take a look around our family fun pages. Games, songs, stories, jokes and news can keep the whole family amused for hours.

Saronti Advent Day 7- Christmas Food Facts

Amongst the Christmas food gorging,  we find the average Brit eats 27 mince pies over the festive period. Incredibly there are over 370 million mince pies sold in the UK over this time with a jaw dropping 20% thrown out.  (more…)


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Saronti Advent-Day 6 The Christmas Stocking Tradition

This tradition began in France in the 12th Century when Nuns used to leave out stockings full of fruit, tangerines and nuts for the poor people. They would put an apple in the toe for good health and the tangerine at the heel would represent good luck as they were very rare and expensive. (more…)


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Saronti Advent-Day 5 Christmas Films

We've seen the Top 10 Christmas songs, now let's look at the Top 10 Christmas Films. In reverse order: 10:- Charles Dickins- A Christmas carol- The 1951 adaptation comes in at this spot, although the musical version Scrooge is always worth a watch too (more…)


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Saronti Advent-Day 4 Make Your Pine Needles Tasty

Many parts of the Christmas tree can actually be quite tasty, with the Pine needles being a good source of Vitamin C. Of course we don't mean pull them off the tree, chop them up in your salad and start chewing, but use them in one of the following ways: (more…)


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Saronti Advent- Day 3 – Christmas Cards

In this technological world, the tradition of sending Christmas cards is all but dying. It's now customary to send an 'Elf yourself' or a 'singing Grinch' as a greeting. Gone are the days of pegging up the cards on a length of string and taking bets on when the first one arrives. There was something quite wonderful and warm about receiving a card through the post, but where did the tradition start? (more…)


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Advent Day 2 – Hilarious Christmas Belly Busters

Who doesn't love a Christmas Joke so here are some to make you smile- Share the love everyone :)   Why did they ask the turkey to join the band? He had the drum sticks. What’s a skunks favourite Christmas carol?- Jingle smells What kind of music do Elves listen to?- Wrap What do they sing at a snowman's birthday party? Freeze a jolly good fellow What did Adam say on the day before Christmas? It’s Christmas, Eve! What happened to the man who stole an Advent Calendar? He got 25 days!  


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Advent Day 1- Fantabulous Facts About Xmas Dinner

For our Saronti advent facts Day 1 an Edwardian Christmas dinner featured dishes such as braised ox heart in aspic and slow roasted pigs head in marmalade & mustard jelly (it doesn't end there) accompanied by jellied tongue. Sounds like a bushtucker trial to me! (more…)


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The Top 10 Best Selling Christmas Songs

So it's nearly that time again- radio stations and shops full of Noddy Holder screaming out "It's CHRIIIISTMAAAAS"- you know you do it too :). Yes the season of Christmas songs is soon upon us and for some it's all a bit too much. For those of you that can't abide Christmas songs, look away now! (more…)


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Christmas Activities

Here are some Christmas activities for the kids- and you !   (more…)


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5 Things We Should Teach Kids

When you hold that tiny newborn you aren't prepared for the bolt of love lightening that hits. You also don't get an instruction manual that can assist you for the next- well it never really ends, does it- years! There are however, 5 things we should teach our kids before they turn 10. (more…)


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Weird News from Around the World

Some people don't watch the news due to continuing catastrophe and carnage of war and people hurting people. Here at Saronti though, we like to catch up on a different kind of news, the weird news from around the world. Here, for your amusement (not to mention your amazement) is this posts' round up: (more…)


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Hilarious gags by Hilarious people

It's nearly Christmas so here's some cheer to set you on your way.. (more…)


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Keep safe on Bonfire Night.

Tonight, wherever you celebrate and whatever you do there are a few safety guidelines you MUST follow:- Fireworks Safety Guide - as set out by RoSPA (Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents) (more…)


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Remember Remember the 5th of November

Following the Gunpowder Plot of November 5, 1605 when Guy Fawkes and 12 conspirators planned to blow up Parliament and kill King James II, Bonfire Night has remained an annual celebration for more than 400 years . Fawkes was arrested while guarding the explosives the plotters had placed beneath the House of Lords. (more…)


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The Origins of Halloween

The word Halloween is short for All Hallows' Evening also known as Hallowe'en or All Hallows' Eve. It falls on the night of October 31 and it is traditionally celebrated with trick-or-treating, costume parties, bonfires, visiting 'haunted houses' and carving jack-o-lanterns from pumpkins. The tradition began from the Irish and Scottish Immigrants who carried it over to North America in the nineteenth century. United Kingdom and other western countries joined the scary bandwagon in the late twentieth century. (more…)


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15 Secrets to a perfect relationship

Admitting you're wrong after a row Saying "I love you" before you go to sleep Sharing the household chores Having regular date nights Taking turns to cook- or cooking together (more…)


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Animal goodies

Happy Hamster (more…)


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Dogs = Man’s best friend for a good reason.

A dog walks into a bar.... (more…)


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School holidays – heaven or hell?

The last day of school has been and gone and the prospect of six long weeks juggling activities, cooking three meals a day, stopping the inevitable sibling squabble and fitting in work around the whole lot is looming ominously. (more…)


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Friday Funnies

Highly Suspicious White Stuff. (more…)


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James Bond Themes

We all know who James bond is, and we all know some of the movies, but how many of the Theme Tunes do you know?   Year- Bond Movie- "Song"-  Artist 1962 - Dr. No - "James Bond Theme" - John Barry & Orchestra 1963 - From Russia With Love-  "From Russia With Love" - Matt Monro 1964 - Goldfinger-  "Goldfinger"- Shirley Bassey 1965 -Thunderball - "Thunderball" - Tom Jones 1967 - You Only Live Twice- "You Only Live Twice" - Nancy Sinatra 1967 - Casino Royale- "Casino Royale" - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass 1969 - On Her Majesty's Secret Service- "We Have All The Time In The World" - Louis Armstrong (more…)


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Animal funtime

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Animal funnies

Hoodie humour   Priceless                 (more…)


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Largest Dog in the World

What do you mean I have to go on a diet???


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10 Home Truths

1. Part of a best friends job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die suddenly. 2. There's nothing worse than that moment during a heated argument when you realise you're wrong. 3. There is a great need for a sarcasm font. (more…)


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Animal Funnies

Yep, of course I've got enough room....    Travelling in style     Squirrel Power   Happy Hour


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10 Fuel Saving Tips

As, (dare I say it) Christmas is approaching we are all looking to tighten our belts and although petrol prices are down around 2p a litre, there are still ways you can save on your fuel consumption:- (more…)


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Countdown to Halloween- It’s Here !!!

It's the end of our Countdown and to mark the occasion here is a fab Playlist for your party ; (more…)


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Countdown to Halloween – Day 4

Today we will look at Events in the South West and Wales (more…)


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Countdown to Halloween -Day3

It's Day 3 of our countdown with more places to go and more things to see. We are staying up in the North today: Scotland (more…)


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Countdown to Halloween, Day 2-

Day 2 of our Halloween Countdown. We have seen the best of our London Halloween events. Lets look at some other areas of the country. (more…)


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countdown to halloween – Day 1

5 days of glorious tips, treats, events and spooky designs to choose from. (more…)


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Amazing photos of milky way

See the stars as you've never seen them before The Milky Way, over Colorado (more…)


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Giggles Galore

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