We’ve all heard it, perhaps we’ve been the ones to say it; ‘It doesn’t feel like Christmas’. In terms of feelings, we can feel happy, we can feel sad, we can feel elated, deflated, frustrated and ecstatic. Christmas isn’t one a particular feeling, it evokes feelings and sometimes in order to feel it, we have… Continue reading Feels Like Christmas
Next week sees Pancake Tuesday roll around again. I’m not going to share a recipe for pancakes this year. Instead, I’ve compiled all of my pancake recipes to date in one place – I say to date as we have breakfast pancakes all year round so there will be more. Just click on the images… Continue reading The Ultimate Pancake Post
Way back in the 1980’s my Mam decided to make good use of her Christmas cards. They’re such a lovely thing to receive, in particular when they arrive from folk you may only be in touch with at that time of year so it’s such a shame to just toss them into the recycling bin as… Continue reading Christmas Gift Tags
I love Christmas Pudding, and I can’t recall a Christmas as a child where it wasn’t a big feature in our house during the festive season. My Nana, my Mam’s mother, used to make puddings for all the family. She used the old traditional cloth method . These were the darkest, richest, most aromatic, moist puddings I… Continue reading Christmas Pudding
I wouldn’t normally be gracing your screens with a festive themed post this early in the year, however, last year I was far from organised so this year will be different. The 15th of September marks the 100 day countdown to the big day, so on that day I am going to sit down with… Continue reading 100 Days!