Friday, 30 November 2018

Brie & Cranberry Sharing Bread

Christmas is full of food, parties and time with family but if you're super busy there's not always the time to create tasty and amazing food from scratch.

This brie and cranberry bread is something that is easy to make, great to share and most importantly of all is yummy!!

Finished bread on a chopping board, cut with some portions on a plate

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Christmas Gift Guide - Family Board Game (5+)

Item gifted for review purposes.

Welcome back to my Christmas gift guide, where I'm sharing lots of ideas for your Christmas shopping list!

This latest item is another great board game and this one can be enjoyed by the younger members of the family with an age guideline of 5+.

Picture of the Igloo Mania game in its box, surrounded by wrapping paper, ribbon

Monday, 26 November 2018

Sherwood Forest

Growing up and living in Nottingham, Robin Hood is a legend I've grown up with. Movies, TV shows, and at one time a visitor centre in the city centre, keep the tale alive.

Unfortunately the visitor centre, The Tales of Robin Hood, closed a few years ago and with Nottingham Castle closed for a huge refurbishment you'll need to head a little further for Nottingham's history at the moment.

Around an hours drive north of the city centre sits the world famous Sherwood Forest. Made famous by Robin Hood and his Merry Men, Sherwood Forest is home to one of the oldest trees in the world, the Major Oak, along with ancient woodland that can be dated back to the Ice Age.

Red haired little boy looking at a large oak tree

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Christmas Gift Guide - For The Organised Family

Item gifted for review purposes.

The next gift in my Christmas gift guide is for the organised family or the the family that needs to get organised!!!

Things like calendars and diaries are always really useful gifts and they can go from plain to very fancy. For the best character themed and licensed I always look in the direction of Danilo. I was lucky enough to get a Disney calendar in my BlogOn goody bag and I love it!

They have a huge range available, with diaries and calendars for Disney and Marvel fans, gamers, movie lovers and more! We got a peak at the Peppa Pig calendar for kids, the Mary Poppins diary, the Rick and Morty cube and the amazing Harry Potter set!

Peppa Pig calendar, Harry Potter gift set, Mary Poppins themed diary, Rick & Morty calendar cube, with wrapping paper and ribbon nearby

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Christmas Star Bites

Well, it's been a while since I've done a bake and as the festive feeling is spreading over my blog lets create some festive bakes too!

As always I've done this as cheap as possible and for a couple of pounds the results are yummy!

Star shaped pastries with icing sprinkled over the top, some on a wire rack and some on a napkin

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Christmas Gift Guide - Family Board Game (7+)

Item gifted for review purposes.

Welcome back to my Christmas Gift Guide.

The latest gift idea is the kind of gift I got regularly as a child but we don't seem to give all that often these days. As people try and breakaway from tech and have family time though, board games are making a comeback!

Googly Eyes is for those aged 7+ and is for 4 or more players, making it a great game for family time.

Boxed board game laid out next to ribbon and wrapping paper