Candy Cane Cupcake Recipe

Tis the season to be jolly! Well, that seems to be jolly well hard this year. Although the festive season might seem a little bleak and unpredictable, we can still take comfort at home and celebrate the 2020 way. Just like at the start of lock down when we all put our oven gloves on…

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Under 3 Christmas Gift Guide

My daughter just turned two this month and as I was hunting for Birthday presents for her (and Christmas presents) I noticed it’s really hard to find things suitable for under 3s. Every toy, activity set and art supply seemed to be branded with the 3+ warning. Which leaves what? A cheque? No! So, I…

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November Christmas Prep List

With all the craziness that goes on at this time of year (as well as the craziness of 2020) it’s always a good idea to start preparing for Christmas early. Whether you’re the Grinch and hate Christmas or practically Santa Claus himself, it’s always a good idea to get ahead of the game rather than…

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Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe

This is the recipe I use for a really quick and simple sugar cookie. Perfect for Christmas, Birthdays, baby showers or any occasion or holiday. Ingredients 100g butter (room temp) 100g caster sugar 1 egg, beaten 275g plain flour, sifted 1 tsp vanilla extract Method Preheat oven to 190ºC/ 170ºC fan/ Gas 5. Line a…

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Movies Made For Comfort

During this time, I want to help keep people’s spirits up as much as possible. Since we’re all stuck inside with more time on our hands, it’s easy to get wrapped up in this COVID-19 chaos, doom and gloom. We could all use a little mental escape and what better way than curling up on…

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The Best Gingerbread Biscuits

I think my most favourite part of this festive season is the baking. One of the best things to bake, that will most definitely get you in the Christmas spirit (and make your house smell amazing), is gingerbread. I recently made a batch and I forgot how much I love to bake and decorate biscuits….

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2019 Christmas Decor

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, again! I could not be more excited. I’ve always loved Christmas since I was a kid. It’s not the same excitement, obviously, because as you grow up, Christmas Day is just not as good. Let’s face it. However, I am still excited for the lead up to…

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