It's never too early for thinking of getting your Christmas recipes sorted; right? Today I have this yummy Christmas Pudding & Sherry Cheesecake to share. Perfect for a dinner date, special treat or party...
Plum and ginger duff. This is of course a traditional Christmas recipe; a steamed pudding in the style of a Christmas pudding. If you have never made a steamed pudding before, it might seem a bit intimidating but it’s really not difficult to make. You will need string, a 1.5 litre (2½ pint) pudding bowl, greaseproof paper and foil.
If your on a New Years diet? Look away now!! Haha!!
I am suppose to be on a healthier eating diet but when you find some mince pies in your favourite supermarket at 10p a pack of 6 with a few weeks use by date on them, it is hard to refuse them!! Then I popped into my local shop and they have double cream at 25p a pot, need I say more!?
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Today I am sharing a few of my favourite things from this week:
Are you ready for Santa?
The children have all broke up from school and uni now and we are almost ready for Christmas. I just decided to decorate the living room on the 1st of December. Almost ready but then again so much still to do too! I can not wait till Friday to relax!!
Happy Saturday :) The weeks are just flying by at the minute, aren't they!?! I have so much to get done before Christmas it is unreal.
Yesterday I grabbed a bit of metime and went to the hairdresses. Not that my husband noticed my hair had been done! He just thought I'd washed it!! Also realised with all the decorating I have been doing, I had not wore my Christmas jumpers. Eek, I have collected a few over the years and they need to be wore. Now its a jumper a day to get my wear out of them before they get packed away for next year!!
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I been busy around the house clearing old things out the cupboards, painting and lots of jobs I keep putting off. Hopefully it will all be finished when my 2 sons come home from Uni on Sunday for Christmas. Just a few job lefts and the Christmas tree!!
If you have been reading my blog this week you will have seen many pictures from a Christmas fashion campaign #XmasStartsWith I was invited to a few weeks ago. Here we are, me and the 4 other lovely bloggers who took part in the photo shoot and a video for Marisota.
Earlier this week I got 100's of pictures sent me from a photo shoot with Marisota. So many favourite shots and this one makes me laugh out loud! The camera man was filming the day and I was very nervous at first.
After a while I got use to him filming. Trouble is I am not usually to good with speaking on camera. My words usually all come out wrong!! Hopefully I was OK!?! I can not wait to see the video now.
This week I have a special round up of all things Festive. All the things that I am loving at the moment. Some things I have been sent for review, some things I have purchased from the shops, some things I have already eaten!
1.) Cook Book: Oh Come All Ye Tasteful - The Foodie's Guide to a Millionaire's Christmas Feast written by : Ian Flitcroft. Around this time every year we like to find new seasonal recipes and try them out. I can get lost in a new recipe book, even more so when it is full of Christmas recipes. Now which recipe to try first!?! Oh yes coffee and cream.
We have been having a great time. Too much food, not much sleep, lots excitement and quality family time together. Even snow on Boxing day made it just that bit extra special!!
So many fun things have happen over the last few days which really do feel like weeks. Husband and children all home with time off work, school and university. Family visits, baking party cakes, Christmas day and opening presents. Christmas dinner, parents visiting for tea, more food, tasty cakes and drinks.
Boxing day out for a party lunch at my mum and dads. More amazing food and cakes and home before the snow arrived. Snow came. Straight out at night to play in the snow in-case it disappeared by morning.
More party food. Out to the park in the snow. Walking 3 miles to the shops for a spot of sale shopping. More snowy walks. 2 and a half miles walk around the woods to make the most of the snow. Sit down, heat on, feet up, nice cup of tea, more chocolate!!...
This is my catch up! What have you all been up to?
Sharing our Christmas eve through to Christmas day pictures today...
A present for Santa and Rudolph...
Now I really do need to get back to the gym, the weight is starting to creep on!! but it is still so cold, snowy and icy outside when it is lovely and warm inside..