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Friday, 30 December 2016

Nottingham Christmas Market : What I Wore ...


Christmas day has come and gone and their is a slight feeling that the festive period is nearly over for another year.


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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

What I Wore : Stripy Summer Skirt And Comfy Converse...


Can you believe we brave shopping at Meadowhall a few days before Christmas!?


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Saturday, 24 December 2016

My Christmas Tablescape..


My and my table are eventually ready for Christmas ­čÄů­čÄä


 I have treated myself to a new dinner set which is plain white with gold and copper coloured dots on them. Perfect for Christmas!!

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Friday, 23 December 2016

101 Sandwich Fillings - For Your Christmas Parties..


Sometime you can not quickly think what to put on your sandwiches when your in a rush. You might have plenty of different filling in and around your kitchen to make the perfect sandwiches too!!!

 Here is a quick list of some of our favourite filling for kids to adults, all ages really. A perfect list to keep handy for when you have an unexpected visitor arrives or if you are planning a party.


Only 2 thing you have to deiced is hot or cold and what kind of bread/cob/pitta to use !?



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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Gluten Free Vanilla Cheesecake...


Looking for a Gluten Free Vanilla Cheesecake recipe?

Nothing says party like cheesecake – especially when it’s gluten free! Super simple and absolutely delicious, this refreshing dessert is even tastier when topped with mixed berries.


Serves: 8 people Prep Time: 5-10 mins

Cooking Time: 20-22 mins
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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Lizi’s Apricot, Sage & Granola Stuffing...


Lizi’s Apricot, Sage & Granola Stuffing - Christmas lunch made special this year. Using: Lizi’s Low Sugar Granola.


With Christmas creeping round the corner, expectations and excitement for that famous Christmas lunch are growing. Whilst the gravy is being stirred and sprouts bubbling on the hob, why not jazz it up this year with some of Lizi’s Apricot, Sage and Granola Stuffing to spoil the family.

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Christmas Chocolate Granola Gifts...


Christmas Chocolate Granola Gifts...

- Perfect for adult stocking fillers or to hang from the Christmas tree.

- All homemade and filled with love.


This Christmas surprise and delight with these gorgeous Granola Chocolate bars. Perfect for popping in a stocking or hanging from the Christmas tree – but be careful – once tried all will be gone!

All you need for these fabulous Granola Chocs is a cake mold (a cake tin or cookie cutter all work well – it depends on what shape you want), your favourite chocolate, a handful of granola and some raisins and nuts if you fancy it. We got these little molds from Lakeland!

It is a great activity for children and makes a sweet personalised present for chocolate lovers.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016

7 Canape Ideas...


We love party snacks, canapes and nibbles. 

Perfect for parties, weekend teas time treats and Christmas.


Today I am sharing some party ideas. Starting with these fun Tomato Pops.


7 Canape Ideas...
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10 Christmas Treats To Bake With The Kids..


My children break up from school at lunch today then it is a few weeks off for Christmas!! Yeah..


Today I am sharing 10 Christmas Treats To Bake With The Kids. 


Some fun ideas to keep the children busy over the next few days and pass some time on before Christmas. 
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Monday, 19 December 2016

Turkey, Fennel Seed and Davidstow® 3 Year Special Reserve Vintage Cheese Parcels...


Turkey, Fennel Seed and Davidstow® 3 Year Special Reserve Vintage Cheese Parcels.  By Lee Westcott for Davidstow®.



If you’re looking for festive finger food to wow your guests with over Christmas, and use up any leftovers from Christmas Day, then my recipe for turkey, fennel seed and Davidstow® 3 Year Special Reserve Vintage cheddar parcels is perfect for you.
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Sunday, 18 December 2016

Christmas Creative Mondays...


Happy Christmas Creative Monday ­čÖé Welcome to this weeks Creative Mondays party and the last blog hop of the year!!


Thanks to everyone who has linked up this year; to any or all of my blog hops. This is the last blog hop of the year and I will be back with Creative Mondays, The Wednesday Blog Hop and Welcome To The Weekend Blog Hop in the New Year.


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Quince, Orange And Chestnut Chutney With Davidstow® Cheddar...


Quince, Orange and Chestnut Chutney with Davidstow® cheddar. This is a great festive chutney that pairs well with Davidstow® 3 Year Special Reserve Vintage and Davidstow® 18 Month Extra Mature cheddar. Make the chutney well in advance to when you’d like to use it as it develops in flavour as the weeks go by.


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5 Holiday Cookies...


Today I am sharing 5 Holiday Cookies ideas for you to try out and bake with the children.


We love cookies here; especially when they have just been cooked and are still slightly warm from the oven.

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Delicious Yule Log Dairy And Gluten Free...


Looking for some Gluten Free Christmas Ideas? If so, you have come to the right place then ­čś╝.

Today I have a Delicious Yule Log. Dairy and Gluten Free.



The basics:

Preparation Time: 40 mins (including filling and decoration)

Cooking Time: 15-18 mins

Serves/Makes: 8 slices Made using: Delicious Alchemy Gluten and Dairy Free Vanilla Sponge Cake Mix.

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Saturday, 17 December 2016

5 Holiday Salads...


The Christmas holidays are always a time for eating; more eating and then even more eating!! The best thing about time off from the usual routine though; isn't it!?


I love eating party food and especially mixing in some salads. Today I am sharing 5 healthier options to eat between the mince pies. 

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10 Tips For The Perfect Christmas Tablescape..


Are you hosting Christmas dinner at your house this year? 


Today I am sharing 10 tips on how to dress your table at Christmas time. 

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Fruit And Nut Stuffing Bake..


Fancy making some Fruit And Nut Stuffing Bake?


Serves: 4-6

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes

Product: Pyrex Asimetria rectangular roaster 35x27 cm


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Friday, 16 December 2016

Bramley, Cranberry And Rosewater Jelly With Davidstow® Cheddar...


Today I am sharing a tasty looking cheeseboard idea that is perfect for sharing at Christmas. Bramley, Cranberry and Rosewater Jelly with Davidstow® cheddar.


 This winter themed jelly pairs perfectly with Davidstow® 3 Year Special Reserve Vintage and Davidstow® 18 Month Extra Mature cheddar and can be made and stored well in advance for the busy Christmas period.

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Thursday, 15 December 2016

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year...


I LOVE CHRISTMAS.


Love everything about this time of year. The trees, lights, songs, food, adverts everything. Advent, 12 days of Christmas and all the traditional Christmas stories..

Not forgetting to mention Santa, Rudolph and the snowmen. Also anything that sparkles and brightens up the dark cold evenings.
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6 Trifle Recipes To Try Out : Perfect For Christmas...


I love to make trifles recipes up and trying different ones out. Especially at Christmas


Trifles are such a tradition in my family. My Mum use to make them for anyone's birthday or for any celebrations when I was little. My Grandma always use to love making them up for us all at Christmas too. 


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