As a child, I loved to read and it was a love my mother nurtured in me, for she too loved to pass time in another world through the pages of a book. This love stayed with me all throughout my teens and into adulthood and in turn, children’s books have featured strongly in our… Continue reading Gift a Love for Reading
Energy Balls! That’s what I’m talking about. I make energy balls almost every week, mostly nut free so they can go in the lunch boxes for school. These ones do contain nuts however but it’s Christmas & that means pecans, one of my favourite nuts. These are a food processor job and the mixture makes… Continue reading Christmas Balls!
I have often made my own cranberry sauce, but I would always have a jar in the press too! We use lots of it. Last year, I didn’t make any, instead I just bought a couple of jars of our preferred one. It is delicious, excellent quality and the christmas sandwiches just would not be… Continue reading Wexford Home Preserves
Crabtree & Evelyn have a most beautiful selection of gifts on offer this festive, catering not only for you but also your home. The Noel Home Fragrance Candles & Spray sound simply beautiful. With an aromatic festive blend of mulled spices, fraser fir spruce and the zest of citrus fruit, this will bring Christmas alive in all… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn Feast for the Senses
If you know anything about me it should be this – I LOVE a bargain! I also like to share news about bargains. I was in Dealz* at the weekend and, as I always do, I was checking out the kids books. The following three caught my eye. As often happens in Dealz, they ‘fell’… Continue reading Beautiful Books (Bargains Too!)