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The Essential Guide to the perfect Christmas Pudding!

We love a bit of Christmas pudding and what better way to spend “stir up” Sunday than making a Christmas pudding for your Christmas day? We Have always used a recipe adapted from an old Mrs Beaton’s recipe book. Below… Continue Reading →

Hands Down the Best Classic Christmas Cake Recipe

Making your own Christmas cake is great fun. Normally we stick loosely to the amazing Recipe from Mary Berry. However, we adapt ours slightly as we do not add nuts to the recipe. Furthermore, we cheat a little! 😉 We… Continue Reading →

Our Secrets for Success in Making an Amazing Gingerbread House

We have over the years tried many different Gingerbread recipes for our Gingerbread house. However, this is the one we have ended up with. This recipe originally came from my mother in law’s Good housekeeping recipe book however we have… Continue Reading →

When a Scottish Tablet Recipe Fails

Here is our favourite Scottish Tablet recipe and what we do when we get in wrong. It is almost two recipes in one! We have actually done this recipe a few times now and tend to have a 50/50 success… Continue Reading →

Fabulously fizzy homemade bath bombs!

These fabulously fizzy homemade bath bombs are always a big hit with our Emily. They are so quick and simple to make I often do it with her after work (then pop one in a nice bath before bed!) Fabulously… Continue Reading →

Lucious Peppermint Foot Soak

This simple Peppermint Foot soak really makes a very effective foot soak. It will have your feet and tired legs thanking you especially after a long day at work. Peppermint Foot soak Epsom Salts Soap Colouring Peppermint Essential oil Add… Continue Reading →

Homemade Beeswax Moisturising Cream.

Welcome here you will find our Beeswax Moisturising cream. This is one of our family’s favourite creams with a pot of this on most bedsides in our house we make it quite a lot. Beeswax Moisturising cream Ingredients: 1/4 cup… Continue Reading →

Simple to make Homemade Soap

Here you will find one of our favourite homemade soap recipes. these soaps are so easy to make and can be done so quickly. you can spice things up by changing the type of melt and pour soap we have… Continue Reading →

Making the perfect homemade bubbly bath soak

This post is the recipe for our homemade bubbly bath soak. This is the mixture mentioned in our post from Saturday 17th November 2012. It didn’t end up that bubbly but it smelled amazing and will make wonderful Christmas presents for our… Continue Reading →

Yummy Children’s Truffles Recipe perfect for young Chefs 8+

From Tom’s Waitrose cooking class Dec 2011 This Recipe is for Children’s truffles and is from Thomas’ cooking lessons at Waitrose. Both of them loved these and we have since made them a few times. Children’s Truffles Since these are… Continue Reading →

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