Year-Round Gift Guide: Because Presents Aren’t Just For Christmas

Christmas may be the peak of the gift buying season, but the festive period is not the only event worthy of celebration in your household. Before we know it Christmas Day will be a distant memory and it’ll be time to start shopping for all those other special occasions. If you’ve got birthdays or anniversaries…

A New Look For Bakerdays

Have you ever sent or ordered cake over the internet?  How about a cake that is personalised or that can fit through a letterbox.  No I’m not insane, it can be done and for those that don’t believe me let me introduce you to Bakerdays. See it wasn’t a figment of my imagination and yes…

Helping Fussy Eaters Eat a Healthy and Balanced Diet

If you are a parent of school age children then you’ve would have been running around in September and buying stationary and school uniform in preparation for children returning to school. But, is that everything your children will need? Recently I wrote about Giving Children That Competitive Edge and wanted to follow that post up with…

Give Your Children That Competitive Edge

In preparation for school we have all been super busy but finally the children are back, yaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy.  Now they have a full set of uniform and stationary.  But, have you considered everything??? Breakfast Foods Depending on the type of breakfast your children are eating you might be making their time at school more difficult without…

What Foods Can You Make With a Mixer?

A little while back my old Russell Hobbs mixer died.  I was devastated.  As someone that loves to cook having a mixer is invaluable as it is a great time saver and saves my arms from lots of mixing especially when making a pavlova and I make quite a few pavlovas – they are very popular…

Edible Sweet Gifts for Under £10 (2017)

We don’t all have endless amounts of space so sometimes when buying gifts I think it is a good idea to consider buying gifts that are edible rather than ones we hope the recipient will use for years to come.  I know I have limited space and although I appreciate another great quality pan for example…

Luxury Easter Eggs That Look Amazing

I’m not finished with Easter Eggs just yet.  Even after discovering and buying some that were on offer from Tesco for some of the children I know I have now changed the focus to other types of egg.  There are so many Easter eggs available and some are truly works or art.  I thought I…

Top 5 Low Cost Ideas to Have Fun This January

January is not the most fun month of the year.  The weather is gloomy and it can be very cold.  The bank balance is looking rather depleted after Christmas and the January sales really haven’t done much to help this.  But think of it another way, you are going out far less so saving that…

Love Ginger Beer? Here’s Your Chance to Win a Case of Fentimans New Spiced Ginger Beer!

I do love ginger beer as I love the taste of the ginger combined with the bubbles that make a gorgeously refreshing and thirst quenching drink.  Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to get the chance to try the Original Ginger Beer from Fentimans which was yummy so of course I was very excited…

Did you Cut your Spending this Christmas?

I have been reading all sorts of articles over the Christmas period from those about gift ideas for various members of the family, great party food ideas and more.  Some of these were found online and some I found in my inbox.  One that caught my interest covered spending over the Christmas season. An online…