From the Feast of Lupercalia to St. Valentine’s Day as we know it now, February has been the month of romance since Roman times. And although in recent years we’ve been all about bling and enormously grand gestures, traditionally, these celebrations have been associated with sweet treats. Which is why a retro sweets hamper from Swizzels could just be the perfect gift for your significant other this February.… View Post

Top 5 date-night recipes

Top 5 date-night recipes

As anyone who reads this blog regularly will know, I’m not a whizz at cooking. I hate spending hours in the kitchen, and trying to keep three kids entertained at the same time. But sometimes the Mr and I like to have a romantic night in – a glass of wine and some kid-free time. I like to cook food that tastes great but is super quick to make (and easy on the washing-up). Here are my top 5 date-night recipe ideas…… View Post

12 Terrific Turkey Recipe Ideas

12 Terrific Turkey Recipe Ideas

Christmas is just around the corner and once again the turkey will most likely be taking centre stage.  However, this year instead of creating the same roast turkey that you’ve made time and time again.  Try injecting an additional layer of flavour to your Christmas dinner with these terrific turkey recipe ideas.… View Post

14 Delicious Gingerbread Recipes

14 Delicious Gingerbread Recipes

Christmas is the perfect time to head into the kitchen and bake some delicious treats.  Whilst the braver bakers will be attempting to create Gingerbread houses, which most of us can only dream about.  Creating gingerbread biscuits and other treats is a great way to ease yourself into perfecting the recipe and taste.  Whether you opt to donate your efforts to the school Christmas fete, hand out to neighbours, or even hanging on the Christmas tree. Gingerbread recipes are relatively straightforward to make and perfect for getting the children involved too.… View Post