Christmas Traditions.

Like most families, we have our own Christmas traditions. Ours mainly centres around Christmas eve. Christmas day is jam packed with family and so Christmas eve is our night, just the four of us. This is why every year, we (I) prepare a christmas eve box. I’ve seen just how popular these have become, and … [Read more…]

Port & Sage Chicken liver pate.

Chicken liver pate is a massive hit in our house, it really does make the most delicious snack. Or even Supper, which is what I’ve planned for Christmas Eve. With it being for Christmas though, I thought I’d fancy up my original recipe, by adding some port and sage. YUM it really is delicious, served … [Read more…]

Toffee apple muffins.

I’m always a little giddy at this time of year, fairy lights, present wrapping, christmas music, mulled wine… Lots of mulled wine – Maybe i’m more than a little giddy. Today, i’m making up the perfect side to a glass of Christmas juice, Toffee apple muffins. lovely soft muffin scattered with chunks of soft apple … [Read more…]

Decking our halls.

Its official. Its Christmas!!! December 1st (or maybe a few days before – it takes me that long now!) is the day our house is trimmed up with all that glitters. Every year, round about the second week of November i’m having to fight an ongoing battle not become one of *those* people that puts … [Read more…]

Best of: Boxset binge TV.

The end of the year is nigh… By the end of the week we’ll be in the very last month of 2016 (And we all know how quickly December goes.) This year, too sum it up simply, will be known to me as the year of the box set, I have literally done nothing but watch … [Read more…]

Christmas decoration Inspo.

ONE MONTH TODAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS. I REPEAT, ONE MONTH TODAY! I’ve been fighting an ongoing battle with myself for the last fortnight. Its still too early to put up the Christmas decorations, but I WANT TOO! It started with the christmas adverts, then the present buying, the films are slowly starting to filter onto the … [Read more…]

£30 Rustic farmhouse table upcycle.

As many of you know, i’ve spent the past couple of months updating the kitchen/dining area. As of last month it was “finished” But a recent trip to Ikea this weekend forced me to realise it wasnt. Nope, not at all. Whilst strolling through the kitchen section of our local ikea, I fell in love … [Read more…]