Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations

Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations

Me and the kids have made lots of Christmas decorations this year for our tree, and these Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations may be the last ones (unless we can squeeze in another craft!) we do before the big day arrives.

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Jack and the Beanstalk- A Review

Jack and the Beanstalk- A Review

Who doesn’t love a panto? The great British tradition of attending a pantomime during the Christmas season is now one of our family’s festive must-dos.  We were lucky enough to be invited to the Mercury theatre in the historic town of Colchester, Essex last week to watch their production of Jack and the Beanstalk, and it was fantastic!

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Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies

Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are such a lovely seasonal treat, and these Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies are a great festive take on the classic.  Using a traditional gingerbread recipe and gingerbread man biscuit cutter, that most well versed bakers have to hand this season, these Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies are such fun to make and (almost) too cute to eat.

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5 Edible Christmas Gifts for you to Make

5 Edible Christmas Gifts for you to Make

It’s always nice to give something homemade at Christmas, and who doesn’t like receiving a little sweet treat? Here are 5 Edible Christmas Gifts for you to make on your own, or with the kids for an extra special Christmas present.

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Kids and Kreativity – 30th November 2018

Kids and Kreativity – 30th November 2018

Welcome back to the Kids and Kreativity linky party!  This is a linky for all your blog posts that encourage creativity or inspire imagination in children. They can be about anything from baking with kids, messy play ideas, childrens’ crafts, book reviews, days out, travel…. you name it! Anything that gets the creative juices flowing, or sparks kids’ wonderful imaginations can be linked up.

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Mince Pie and Brandy Cheesecake

Mince Pie and Brandy Cheesecake

 

Nothing quite sums up the taste of Christmas than a mince pie with brandy cream! As I’m not a huge lover of pastry, I decided to set about trying to make a cheesecake as a twist on the classic mince pie. I came up with this Mince Pie and Brandy Cheesecake that incorporated all these festive flavours in a delicious dessert perfect for the upcoming holiday season.

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Pine Cone Reindeer Christmas Decorations

Pine Cone Reindeer Christmas Decorations

These cute little pine cone reindeer decorations are a perfect craft for adults or children a like.  They can be hung on twine to make little pine cone reindeer bunting, or adorn a Christmas tree like I have done. Either way they look very effective, and are super simple to make with minimal materials.

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