Category Archives: Christmas

10 Tips to Stay Healthy Over Christmas and a Really Easy Vegan Cheese!

You can still indulge over Christmas and the New Year without completely ruining your healthy eating regime or piling on as many pounds as you might usually. Just making a few small adjustments can make a huge difference to your … Continue reading

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Two Simple Homemade Christmas Tree Decorations

I love to get crafty, especially at Christmas. It gives me great pleasure to make tonnes of homemade decorations and gifts for loved ones and it truly is a time of year that I adore.

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Two Simple Homemade Gifts from a Jam Jar

  I’m a big purveyor of homemade gifts, especially at Christmas, my favourite celebration of the year where I love to spend some time making personalised gifts for friends and family.

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 GRAPEFRUIT AND POPPY SEED SUGAR SCRUB For the friend or family member who really adores body care products, this homemade, creamy white and almond-scented body scrub makes such a welcome holiday gift.…

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A Christmas Table – Mushroom and Chestnut Wellington, Strawberry and Coconut Trifle and Stollen

So Christmas has been and gone, too quickly as usual but I hope all had a fabulous few days filled with love, joy, good food, friends and family. Mine was interesting, and not quite as planned. Unprecedented storms hit my … Continue reading

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From Snowballs to Chestnut Truffles to Peanut Butter Fudge: The final pieces of the DIY Christmas Puzzle

So here it is, after 2 days (and nights) blanked out for a kitchen marathon, I have finally waded through my Christmas baking list and gift baskets are now being put together with the first two reaching their recipients today! … Continue reading

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Orange Almond Biscotti and Spicy Nuts

It’s been a late night baking biscotti and making large batches of caramelised nuts and these incredibly moreish spicy nuts for bagging up as part of the Christmas gift baskets I am making. Tomorrow is peanut butter fudge, chestnut truffles and … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Tea, Granola and Rosemary Almond Crackers

I have found it impossible to narrow down my list of food gift recipes to try, so I’ve decided to just work through the list until I run out of time! Here are some of the wonderful recipes I got … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas: Candy Canes and Homemade Cards

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without candy canes would it? I actually don’t like to eat them, but I love the look of them and I love the classic Christmassy look they give. They are actually incredibly easy to make with … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas: Beauty Gifts – Soap, Bath Salts and Salt Foot Scrub with Printable Labels

It’s getting close! 10 days to go until Christmas is upon us. It seems so near but there is still plenty of time to rustle up a few handmade gifts for the special people in your life. Food lovers will … Continue reading

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