Category Archives: Christmas

Stocking fillers for an 11 year old girl

Yesterday I wrote about stocking fillers for teenage boys and the hair-pulling nightmare that is pleasing a hormonal son. Today it’s a slightly easier pre-teen girl I’m shopping for. To be honest, my daughter’s idea of heaven is one giant … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve rituals

The house is fairly still and quiet. The fairy lights on the tree highlight the corner of the living room and candles burn in the fireplace. There is a movie on – tonight  we’re watching The Grinch – and we’re all cuddled … Continue reading

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Win a Riverford organic recipe box

Mince pies. They’re bit of a Marmite food item aren’t they? People either love them or hate them. I used to be a hater, but then discovered ‘proper’ mince pies. Ones whose pastry crust didn’t taste like limp cardboard. Basically … Continue reading

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