Monthly Archives: December 2012

Countdown to Christmas 2013

I couldn’t help it. I stepped out for a breath of fresh air and came home with Christmas cards, all ready for 2013 (alright already…they were in the sale). If you feel like you could have been more prepared for … Continue reading

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There’s no cake like snowcake?

A post-Christmas slice of Snowcake, £3.25 from Lush smells just like almond paste on the Christmas cake. Lather up and soothe dry cracked winter skin…You’ll smell delicious too!

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Gingerbread Estate

Watch this fantastic time-lapsed film to see the creation of a gingerbread replica of the estate on Downton Abbey, by cookie artist Curtis Jensen. See how he cuts and bakes the dough; then pipes and frosts and puts it all … Continue reading

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas

Like the Queen’s speech, this blogpost has been pre-recorded.Today we’re going to have a fab Christmas Eve in the Delights Kitchen. I’ve got one cake to prepare ready for collection and then it’s time to have some fun with family … Continue reading

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Christmas crafties

My girls have got into all things crafty, lately. A bit of colouring-in, gluing and ‘glittering’ can keep them occupied for hours. This Christmas they’ve even managed to make some of their own gifts. Handpainted fridge magnets (limited edition – … Continue reading

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Festive yummies

Two daughters… Same school… Class Christmas parties on the same day… Notice to bring food for the Christmas parties….the evening before. “I’ve put your name down for making cupcakes…”quipped Jemimah, my oldest daughter. “My class love your cakes…plus it IS … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again

We get them every year. they either allow for a bit of of pre-Christmas relief (read as ‘howls of laughter’), or you’re so thankful that our own family isn’t that bad, after all… I’m referring to those round-Robin Christmas letters. … Continue reading

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Christmas chocomania

Here’s a perfect little stocking filler for those who have a sweet tooth, but want to save themselves for the festive treats. This darlingly delicious Chocomania Cupcake Gift Set, £5.00 from The Body Shop,  contains a chocolate scented mini soap, … Continue reading

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We won’t go until we get some

Figgy pudding is a white Christmas pudding containing figs.  It can be boiled, steamed or fried.  This moist pudding dates back to the 16th Century.  It also appeared at the end of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – at Bob … Continue reading

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Edible word search

Ok, so here’s a little something to do, especially if you are at your desk at work, pretending to work on that ‘all important research document’, which needs to be handed in, before you head off for Christmas.  Can you … Continue reading

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