Monthly Archives: December 2012

Time for Bubbly!

New Year’s Eve is all about the champagne! Toast 2013 in style with any of these beautiful flutes and glasses. Always a good hostess gift, and it’s always fun to have a few different styles. My favourite at the moment … Continue reading

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Fruit Fancy Recipe

This Winter Orange Pomegranate Iced Tea only takes minutes to prepare and is the perfect gift for someone who appreciates a homemade treat. The citrus orange and tart pomegranate are perfect Christmas flavours, and if you pour your drink into a beautiful bottle, you can … Continue reading

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Last Minute Recipes

If you are worried that you have missed the boat on making traditional Christmas cakes and puddings, do not fret! I have found some lovely last minute baking ideas from Delicious Magazine, all which take less than 2 hours to … Continue reading

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Savory Surprise

At first glance these Chelsea buns appear normal, but after reading the ingredient list I was in for a surprise! What a clever idea for what to do with Christmas leftovers, your family will surely love this one, just not … Continue reading

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Cocktail Party

One of my favourite things about this time of year is hosting cocktail parties! I love all the little details and festive additions which make Christmas cocktails that much more special. Add some sparkle, some quirky barware, mix with spirits, and you’ve got … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Coffee Lover

We have covered tea so of course I have to cover coffee as well. If there is a coffee nut in your family who cannot survive the day without their caffeine boost this gift guide is for you. It is … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Clean and Tidy

I myself am a bit of a organizational nut. I love baskets and lovely storage solutions and keeping my kitchen in order gives me such satisfaction. For the clean freak in your family why not treat them to some beautiful … Continue reading

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Citrus Burst

The winter months sometimes need a little lift, and there is nothing quite like adding some citrus flavours to your baking. Chocolate and toffee and cream can all get a bit heavy, so inject some fruit flavour back into your … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Kitchen Gadgets

I always love buying kitchen gadgets, finding that special item which will solve that very specific cooking annoyance! Mashers and crushers, slicers and dicers, specialty knives, and decorating devices are all on the top of my gadget list! Perfect for … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookie Cutters

Baking Christmas cookies is always on the top of my list during the holiday season. The simplicity of a simple sugar cookie or gingerbread recipe along with easy coloured icing and sprinkles makes shaped cookies so relaxing. Without all the … Continue reading

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