Confessions of A Despicable Me Fan

I am a Despicable Me fan. In fact my whole family love Despicable Me. From the first time we watched the movie we fell in love with the notoriously cute minions. We found them hilarious. I don’t even know why. I guess they are quite funny characters, they talk in funny mumbo jumbo voices and do silly little things and for some reason we simply cannot get enough of them.

Little Yellow Minions make us Happy.

If I was a Fashion, Beauty or Recipe Blogger, I might be a little embarrassed about this post but I’m not, I’m a Lifestyle and Parenting Blogger. Minions are something we find interesting, it’s something my daughter likes.

As a parent who is also a qualified teacher, I strongly believe in interest based learning. I try to provide opportunities for my daughter to do activities based upon those things she is interested in.

As a mum whose family has fallen head over heals for the adorable Minion characters, I decided to write this post.

Here are the Confessions of a Despicable Me Fan.

-We own both Despicable Me 1 and Despicable Me 2 on Blueray.

-We are eagerly anticipating watching the new Minion Movie when it comes out and plan to go to the theatre as a family.

-Sylvia and I baked Shortbread in the Summer and made Minion cookies.




-On my husband’s Birthday- he watched the Minions sing “The Happy Birthday” song to him on Youtube. It was a laugh.

-Sylvia and I made a Minion from a toilet roll.


-My Ipad cover is all Minions.

-We bought Minion tissues from the £1 shop just to get the box.

-Sylvia has a Minion Money Box


-Last Year Sylvia and I made Minion hats and we walked around the Supermarket as Minions- . (We got a lot of stares and strange looks).


-Our favourite part of Despicable me is when the Minions begin dancing to the YMCA. My husband and daughter have danced along to this.



-We love to google Minions on Google Chrome. There are so many different types.

When it comes to Blogging, so often the crafts are perfect, the pictures are fabulous, everyone looks stylish. This is not one of those posts. This is the real us, the things we do and our family fun.

I hope you enjoyed reading my post. I’d love to read your comments

Angela x


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  1. May 28, 2015 / 3:35 pm

    You are diehards! I love it. We are big fans as well, but your family definitely out ranks us on this one!

    • May 28, 2015 / 6:23 pm

      I know lol! We just find them very cute… but I wouldn’t waste my money buying any more Minion Items- i’m too much of a bargain hunter and money scrimper lol. There’s no harm in having a bit of fun though. Thanks so much for visiting. Angela xx

  2. May 29, 2015 / 3:02 am

    My friend has three girls and a little boy. For Halloween last year they went as the girls from Despicable Me – and the little one was a Minion. Cutest matching set ever.

    • May 29, 2015 / 12:50 pm

      Ha HA! So cool. Funny how movies can effect us! We love minions but the number one spot still has to go to FROZEN! my daughter has Frozen bedding, dolls, characters, the movies and is Elsa mad! lol. Angela x

    • May 29, 2015 / 1:18 pm

      Thanks Stephanie. They were pretty cool Lol! Ang

  3. May 30, 2015 / 10:03 pm

    I have to cofess I have never watched it the whole way through I’ve caught snippets but I really must get the DVD for us all to watch the kids love the little minions so much they even chose me some minion pjs for my birthday! thanks for linking up to #kidscorner

    • May 30, 2015 / 11:05 pm

      I’m like that with most movies. In fact I never even sat down and watched “Frozen” for about six months and then finally decided i’d better watch it and see what all the fuss was about. By that point my daughter had it memorized lol! Angela x

  4. May 31, 2015 / 10:48 am

    Ahh love this and my kids are huge fans of minions all the sudden its’ like a new phenomenon in this house at the moment. They loved seeing your post too. Thanks for linking up to Share With Me I hope you are enjoying my blog hop and thanks for all the linky support! #sharewithme

    • May 31, 2015 / 1:43 pm

      You’re welcome Jenny xx Thanks for your visiting. Angelax

  5. Katy (What Katy Said)
    June 2, 2015 / 10:05 am

    This is so funny, I love that you love them so much! Thank you for sharing in #KidsCorner x

    • June 2, 2015 / 10:06 am

      Thanks Katy 🙂 We did have a laugh! Angela x

  6. June 2, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Angela! I love this post so much and I think that picture of you and Sylvy in those hats is my favourite! It totally sums up your cheeky and fun personality! xx

    • June 3, 2015 / 6:30 am

      You know us so well. I may be quirky and different but that can still be cool! Angela xx

  7. June 18, 2015 / 3:43 am

    I love your ‘when it comes to blogging…’ at the end. And the reality of your posts. A not so close look at any of my drawings and stories will quickly reveal that I feel the same. Fantastic post!


    • June 18, 2015 / 3:34 pm

      Yes… I am a very honest person and I like to tell it how it is. The people who like me will follow me and those who don’t wont!

  8. June 30, 2015 / 12:14 pm

    It looks like you had a LOT of fun… Might try the hats!!

    • June 30, 2015 / 12:23 pm

      We did have fun.. Although we got some very strange looks. Lol -Angela xx

  9. July 9, 2015 / 4:15 pm

    Our kids love the minions! I agree that YMCA dance is the best. Thank you for sharing over at Bloggers Brags – I’ve pinned it too!

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