Guest Recipe: Carol’s Caribbean Christmas Cake


This is a fabulous Guest Recipe, featured and supported by Country Products. We all want to know how to make fabulous cake when Christmas comes around, and the Caribbean Christmas Cake looks and sounds like  a worth cake to try out for special days.  I hope you enjoy it. Related Posts:Baker Days – Letterbox Cake […]

Gorgeous Red Cranberry and Cherry Sauce Recipe – Accompaniment to Christmas Dinner

Cranberry Sauce

How to make cranberry sauce is something I have wondered for a while. I wanted to try something different, and visiting Cosco saw me pick up a box of fresh cranberries that I fancied using to make a sauce for Christmas Day. I’m pleased to say it was easier than I expected to do, and […]

Christmas Delivery Dates Calendar

Castle Cover

This is a thoughtful and helpful feature from Castle Cover.  They have built a delivery dates calendar for us all to use. If you’re not sure when the Christmas Delivery Dates are, then just take a look at the interactive pages on their website and it will help you make the right decisions about those last-minute presents […]

A Homemade Christmas with Crafty Projects and Food Recipes. From Christmas Tree Decorations to Mulled Wine.

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A lovely Christmas featured post, brought to you by Simply Be. It’s that time of year again when Christmas is nearly upon us. Many of us are getting ready to stock up on luxuries, gifts and decorations.   Oranges, nuts and much more sit happily in shop windows, while boxes of cakes, chocolates and figs […]

God versus Santa

Now there’s a question. It did come up in conversation.  You know the type.  You’re standing at the sink peeling spuds, and out comes a voice from behind you demanding to know the difference between God and Santa. Turning round, with three pairs of eyes looking at you, you instantly become conscious that the voice […]

A Kindle Fire HD up for grabs with SSE – Closes 18th December at 4pm. Get your skates on.


A featured competition, brought to you from SSE. As a festive thank you to customers and social media followers, SSE is offering everyone the chance to win a brand new Kindle Fire HD tablet!  All you need to do to enter is like the SSE Facebook page and help the Christmas Elves charge their Kindle in […]

Review: Notcutts Indoor and Outdoor Christmas Lights


Notcutts sent me a lovely box of 200 indoor and outdoor lights to use for our tree. We have some lights, but the boys were determined to put them on the tree as they have several flashing functions on them.  We put the tree up last night, and the kids are highly delighted with it, […]

Our Christmas Package from Warner Bros.

Dark Knight Rises

Warner Bros. came up with a couple of grown up DVD’s that 2 of my boys will watch. In the little pack, I have: The Dark Knight Rises New Year’s Eve Christmas Stocking Three Candy Canes Three Chocolate Figures. It’s always nice that Warner Bros. remembers I have three boys. The Dark Knight Rises also […]

Guest Post from Cancer Research Uk: Tips for Surviving the Flu Season


Autumn is officially upon us now – we’ve dug our winter coats out, turned up the heating and said goodbye to our sunnies for a while. And with the new season, it is inevitable that soon enough we shall all be under threat from colds and flu. But how can we prepare for this and […]

The Royal Victim: Whose fault? The Leveson Effect?

With all the news about the newish Mrs Windsor and her hyperemesis gravidarum, or rather extra ordinary green gilled morning sickness to everyone else,  it isn’t a surprise that someone, somewhere, was going to try and pull a stunt to get information about her, or the family. I find it a little outrageous that the […]