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December 17, 2017

These cupcakes are not only tasty but adorable with the tiny sprinkles on them. 

Ingredients for the cupcakes

75g unsalted butter, softened
100g caster sugar
125ml black treacle
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
175g plain flour
1tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/4tsp ground ginger
1tsp...

December 13, 2017

I wanted to make some waterless snowglobes for my Christmas table.

To make these you will need 

Jars

Ribbon, twine, buttons

Fake snow

Decorations. I bought these trees from Tiger. I love that Shop

Firstly glue the decorations to the lid of the jars using a glue gun 

Next pop...

December 12, 2017

These cute pine cones are perfect on my kitsch tree but you can use any coloured Pom Poms to match your theme.

You will need 

Pine cones

Pom Poms

Twine

Ribbon

Glue gun

Using the glue gun blob a bit of glue on each piece that you want to add your Pom Poms to. Be careful as the...

December 11, 2017

So it seems since having my little Pip I've turned into one of those people!

I know... but hes so cute how could I leave him out.  It’s also his very first Christmas 

Pip is a Miniature Dachshund and was bought as a present from my Mum and Dad and he’s just fitted strai...

December 10, 2017

My tree has been up for quite a while now but I wanted to share some of my favourite decorations and my favourite places to buy them.

I've got two trees downstairs.  

A beautiful traditonal white tree

And the second tree I call my Kitschmas tree.... full of fun kitsch!

The...

December 10, 2017

This year I’m not ashamed to admit I put my decorations up at the end of November. I have a really busy December with Work and the last few years I’ve really struggled to get into the Christmas spirit. So this year I wanted to feel prepared and enjoy it more.

As my deco...

December 8, 2017

These are the perfect sweet treats to make with the children. They are simple but cute!

You will need

A packet of Oreos 

100 g White chocolate bar

Red Icing and Green Icing

A holly  icing cutter (if you don't have one of these just make a little leaf shape up with your fin...

December 7, 2017

This year I have ended up with two Christmas trees downstairs. Our tree in the conservatory is a very fun Kitsch one with the cutest decorations on.

The tree itself was bought from Asda and is a prelit pop up tree. Which took less than 5 minutes to put up and turn on! W...

December 6, 2017

This recipe makes the perfect fudge. Which  would be great little gifts for teachers and friends for Christmas..... or for yourself for working so hard this month! 

Anyway you will need -

Ingredients 

150g chocolate (I used milk chocolate but dark would be yummy too)

2 tab...

December 5, 2017

Cranberry and white chocolate cookies are delicious and these ones will be gone before they have even cooled down.

Ingredients

135 g / 5oz Butter

80g / 3oz Caster Sugar

80g / 3oz Light Brown Sugar

1 egg

1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

190g / 7oz Plain Flour

1/4 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 

1/2...

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