School Dinners Fudge Tart Recipe
Feb06

School Dinners Fudge Tart Recipe

Here we have it, by popular request, the next in the School Dinners Puddings recipe collection. D’you know, I didn’t actually remember this one. Not at all. Thick Fudge Tart? No clue. But then, I obtained the recipe (stolen from the back of an envelope which ‘fell’ out of MIL’s recipe book when she wasn’t looking) for School Dinners Fudge Tart, brought it home and gave it a go. And as I was standing...

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Single this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered!
Jan30

Single this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered!

Shops start stocking up on heart-shaped chocolates and cheesy love cards, florists are busy making bouquets of roses and clothing stores start displaying Valentine’s Day outfits in the windows. If you’re single, Valentine’s day is the best excuse to celebrate you and boost your self-worth. Being single on this day of romance is an opportunity to enjoy some quality time with your friends too. In fact, according to Brittanica, “the...

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Everything You Need to Know About Baby Safety
Jan20

Everything You Need to Know About Baby Safety

By KieferPix Shutterstock Welcoming a baby into the world is one of the most momentous occasions in your life. Apart from the joyous experiences you’ll share together, it’s equally important to keep your precious newborn’s safety and security in mind. Here’s what you need to know: Safety at Home Your home plays a vital role in your baby’s development, as this is where they’ll receive their...

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Want to Pull a Cracker this year?
Dec12

Want to Pull a Cracker this year?

Christmas crackers have been a tradition since Tom Smith (a London sweet maker) invented them in 1845. Originally just filled with sweet treats, they have now evolved into the much loved festive table decorations that we all enjoy today. Usually containing a corny joke a colourful paper hat and a small trinket of some sort (although the plastic toys that have been so popular over the last few decades look to be on the way out due to...

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Stocking or Sack Which do you prefer to fill at Christmas?
Dec07

Stocking or Sack Which do you prefer to fill at Christmas?

The eternal question, Christmas stocking or Christmas sack? A Christmas stocking is more traditional, great for hanging by the fire or at the end of the bed. Christmas Stockings are great for those small little extra gifts that Santa brings. But they do become an issue if some of Santa’s gifts are just a little too big. There is often that extra gift left on the floor next to the stocking that just wouldn’t, try as Santa...

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From Christmas Decorations to Home Decor The Practical & The Indulgent
Dec05

From Christmas Decorations to Home Decor The Practical & The Indulgent

Christmas is a time of year where we take a look at our homes in a competely different way. From beautiful Christmas decorations to adorn our Christmas tree, sit upon the table or mantlepiece and even to light up the outside of our houses and lawns. To home decor to suit the winter seasons mood of warm colours to lift the gloomy days and nights. Christmas bedding, or perhaps a new throw or two to snuggle under on the settee and not...

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