Wednesday, 30 November 2011
How is your week going?
Time for a blog hop and to find some great new blogs to read and follow.
Please visit some blogs, comment and follow ones you like.....
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Bananagrams Blogger Battle Challenge 3!!
This weeks challenge is all about fruit!
Yep, yummy fruits!!
We had start our crossword with the word BANANAGRAMS and see how many fruits we could think of.
Don't forget still chance to win a Bananagrams game: bananagrams challenge here ....
Sweet Freedom syrup made 100% from fruit in place of sugar turns this traditional Christmas pudding into a healthier finale to your Christmas meal.
It's that time of year again when I start planning what things I will be eating and drinking over the festive period and how I'm going to try and lose the extra weight in January!!
Monday, 28 November 2011
With the help of a professional mixologist, RC Cola has developed a festive cocktail (both an alcoholic and non-alcoholic version) perfect for the holidays.
This quick setting light textured cheesecake is the perfect answer to an alternative to the richness of Christmas pudding...
Do you like to make your own fudge?
Today I am sharing this chocolate tahini fudge recipe.
Suitable for Vegetarians, Suitable for Vegans, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Soy Free, Egg Free, Sugar Free.
Hands up who likes mince pies!!
Hello and welcome to #week 8 of Music Mondays blog hop.
A blog hop where you can add your favourite music to each week. Simply publish a blog post and add it to the blog hop.
Share a fun/favourite/happy/special/great/sad/horrible song of your choice.
Just post your blog post with a song from you tube and why you've picked this song then join the blog hop.
Sunday, 27 November 2011
With so much to do, Christmas day can be a stressful occasion. To make cooking Christmas dinner as easy as possible, Bernard Matthews Farms has a delicious range of 100% British turkey options that are ready to pop in the oven with minimal fuss.
Perfect for gifts for your guests.
Everything you could want in a cupcake, dried fruit, chocolate and booze!
This season, iconic fashion brand Biba adds to its ready to wear and accessories collections with the launch of Biba footwear. The range references original motifs, signature colours and all the glamour of Biba's bohemian heyday.
Saturday, 26 November 2011
Do you like to make canapes for a party or family fun tea?
Here is a sweet and savoury idea for you to try out and enjoy!!
Nothing says how much you care than a homemade present - and these Florentines are so quick and easy.
Make them look really professional with a celophane bag and some ribbon.
Makes 12 biscuits
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes
- 25g (1oz) butter
- 25g (1oz) light brown soft sugar
- 100g (3½oz) Carnation Condensed Milk
- 2 tsp plain flour
- 150g (5½oz) mixed dried fruit and nuts such as apricots, cranberries, blueberries, cherries, toasted flaked almonds, desiccated coconut etc.
- 85g (3oz) dark chocolate
- Preheat the oven to 180C, (160C for fan ovens) or Gas Mark 4.
- Melt the butter and sugar in a non-stick saucepan stirring until combined.
- Add the condensed milk and heat until just bubbling.
- Stir in the plain flour and mix until smooth.
- Stir in the dried fruit and nuts.
- Place spoonfuls of the mixture onto parchment lined baking sheets and bake for about 12 minutes until turning golden brown at the edges.
- Leave to cool on the tray.
- When cool, melt the chocolate and spread a small amount on the flat side of the Florentine then drag a fork through the chocolate to make wavy lines.
Do you like to make homemade gifts?
Recipe and photo credit by- Carnation
Friday, 25 November 2011
Stay tuned for lots of fun recipes as over the next few weeks it is :
Guest posts; Christmas Recipe Weeks....
Starting Saturday 26th November I'm adding lots of great Christmas recipes to my blog.
Come find some great recipes and if you miss any read the Christmas Recipe tag posts.
Anything you fancy making?
Let me know how you get on!!
The makers of Vimto, the delicious fruity soft drink with the top-secret recipe, have launched a limited edition Christmas drink.
Just add hot water for a warming non-alcoholic drink or use as a mixer to create a hot winter cocktail.
Look Chic And Keep Cosy This Season With Ellos.Creat this look to keep warm and fashionable this winter...
Thursday, 24 November 2011
Welcome to Creative Thursday.
A blog hop where you can add all of your creative posts.
Hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thoughts share some fun thing's you have been doing.
This week Judy came up with a great idea that we could share pictures of decorations, recipes, and anything to do with Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Time to find some great new blogs to read, comment on and follow.
Please stop by and visit some blogs on the hop and follow ones you like.....
Wednesdays Co-host is Jill from Fitness, Health and Happiness.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
What I wore Wednesday?
Boots Famous Footwear
I thought I would join back in with everyone at real momma.real style and the pleated poppy for what I wore Wednesday...
Monday, 21 November 2011
It's just another music Monday!!
'Cause that's my bun day!
My I do have to long run day!
It's just another music Monday!!
What is you Music Monday song?
Welcome to #week 7of Music Mondays where you can add your Music blog post to the hop.
Share something a little fun/favourite/happy/special/great/sad or horrible.
Pick a song of your choice.
Just publish a post your blog post with a song from you tube and why you've picked this song then join the blog hop.
Please hop around and see what songs others have picked.
This is a no rules hop but please be family friendly.
Sunday, 20 November 2011
Radley Have Just launched Their First Watch Collection for AW11.How adorable is this watch below!?
They have a great range of products that are all very kitsch from chocolate bar soaps to Russian Doll hand creams!
They also have a wide range of novelty products under £10 that would make great stocking fillers for Christmas.