A Very Northern Christmas Party

Tweet Following on from my Booths Christmas preview event post, I promised to give you some of the finer details in separate posts. I thought I’d start by giving you some pointers for hosting the perfect Christmas party. The range of party food on offer from Booths, supplied by both Gazebo Foods and Frank Dale, […]

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Snow Leopard And Cub Cake

Tweet It was J’s birthday, and as he’s still snow leopard-mad, he requested (and by requested, I mean drew a design for and left it lying around the kitchen were he knew I would see it) a cake with a snow leopard on. His little face lit up when he saw it recreated with the […]

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It’s All About YOU!

Tweet Unless you’ve been living in a hole for the past few weeks, you can’t have failed to see Jamie Oliver touting his new book “Everyday Superfood“, along with his series of the same name. I’ve been thoroughly enjoying trying out the delicious, nutritious but surprisingly simple recipes he’s come up with, and particularly admire┬áhis […]

A Very Northern Family Christmas

Tweet I consider myself very lucky to live in a totally beautiful part of the country (and, indeed, of the world). Nothing beats the feeling of the fresh Cumbrian air, gently blowing across your face at the top of a Lake District fell (okay, so perhaps the bracing gale nearly whipping you off your feet […]

Country Living Christmas Fair…It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas

Tweet Yesterday I made a spur of the moment trip to Glasgow to have walk around the Country Living Country Fair. It’s not often that I spoil myself with a treat such as this, and I have to say, strange as it seemed to be doing something for me, without my children or husband in […]