Tag: CHRISTMAS

It’s Christmas Eve!

It’s Christmas Eve!

…and I’m so ready for Christmas Day.  I thought I would write up a quick post wishing you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! I hope you get to spend tomorrow with your loved ones, but if not I hope you take some time […]

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

I’ve spoken a little bit about Christmas traditions this month but I really think they’re what makes this time of year so special. Ever since I can remember my family has followed certain routines and traditions around Christmas time, and aside from the sense of […]

The Christmas Eve Box

The Christmas Eve Box

While there are some Christmas traditions I’d like to uphold, like the Christmas stocking, there are also new ones I look to adopt every year.  This years new tradition is the Christmas Eve Box. Have you heard of it? It’s basically like a festive box […]

Pistachio, Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies

Pistachio, Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies

Can you ever really beat a cookie?  I spent most of my time in December in the kitchen. Whether it’s mashed potatoes, a cranberry salad or double chocolate orange cookies – it’s basically a guarantee that something new is being whipped up.  Today’s recipe is […]

A Festive Playlist for the Drive Home

A Festive Playlist for the Drive Home

Our Christmas for the past three [maybe four?] years has involved a five and a half hour journey to visit our families – which I really don’t mind to be fair. We usually stop in for a cheeky Nandos, maybe a Starbucks, and most definitely […]

DIY Dried Oranges

DIY Dried Oranges

Is there anything more festive than the scent of an orange? The fresh, zesty, crisp smell always makes me feel very merry, and I like that it’s such a contrast to usual Christmas scents of cinnamon and vanilla sugar, but pairs together so well just […]

Gift Wrapping Ideas

Gift Wrapping Ideas

Okay, so by now you should be finished all of your Christmas shopping… right? If you’re anything like me, you would have had it finished by December 1st, but by now I think you would have at least made a dent in your list, surely. […]

The Christmas Morning Fruit Platter

The Christmas Morning Fruit Platter

Waffles, hash browns, pancakes, eggs, sausage rolls and cinnamon buns.  If you Google ‘Christmas breakfast’, those are the main things that will show up. Which is fab if you can wake up on Christmas day, throw your fuzziest dressing gown on, toddle to the kitchen […]