Xmas decorations to make recipes

0 Save
Xmas Brownies.

Xmas Brownies.

I like to add Christmas decorations (mainly green, red and white sprinkles which can be brought from Home Bargains) to make my Christmas brownies more colourful
2 Save
A Very Veggie Xmas: Maple Parsnip & Chestnut Wellington | Vegan

A Very Veggie Xmas: Maple Parsnip & Chestnut Wellington | Vegan

Remove the end strips from either sides - you can use these offcuts to create decorations if you like, such as the little trees here
2 Save
Chocolate Gingerbread - an non fruit-cake Christmas cake alternative - RECIPE

Chocolate Gingerbread - an non fruit-cake Christmas cake alternative - RECIPE

Make a syrup by simmering the water and sugar together until the sugar has dissolved. My fabulous food photographer friend over at Stem and Ginger, Karen, and I have collaborated to come up with a tantalizing alternative Christmas cake
1 Save
Christmas Mince Pies with Beetroot Pastry

Christmas Mince Pies with Beetroot Pastry

We moved across the country to a temporary house a few months ago and put half of our belongings in storage until we buy our house (fingers crossed we’re in before Xmas
0 Save
A classic Christmas at Narborough Hall

A classic Christmas at Narborough Hall

Scarily I have enough decorations to actually do a base colour scheme on spec, but I do like to treat myself to a few additional decorations to add to it each year
0 Save
Christmas Pudding Muffins

Christmas Pudding Muffins

Stir the nuts, eggs and ground almonds into the fruit, then sift in the flour, baking powder and spices
0 Save
And we’re nearly there…

And we’re nearly there…

My conclusion regarding the Xmas menu hasn’t moved much from this time last year, i. Hanging decorations from Paperchase,
0 Save
Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

Use different types of Christmas cutters (Santa's, Xmas trees, reindeer etc) to cut out lots of different shapes
0 Save
New Year Revolutions

New Year Revolutions

We’ve just done the after-Xmas sort out, getting rid of all the surplus groceries, half-eaten boxes of chocs and biscuits, and are in the process of putting away all the decorations and left over Christmas wrapping paper, cards and tags
0 Save
Review: Pines and Needles Christmas Tree

Review: Pines and Needles Christmas Tree

The kids wouldn't wait for me to buy small decorations but they love their mini trees in their rooms
0 Save
Tried & Tested – The Round-up (November 2015)

Tried & Tested – The Round-up (November 2015)

So the countdown to Christmas has begun… our girls started opening their Xmas calendars, the tree is up, all gifts (well, almost all) wrapped but if you are still looking for ideas our earlier round-up with gift guide can be found here
0 Save
The Southern Polymer Clay Extravaganza 2014

The Southern Polymer Clay Extravaganza 2014

I love it and will be making more to hang on my xmas tree. I love just about anything crafty and like to try out new materials all the time and see what I can make from it
0 Save
Decorating My Christmas Tree With LED Hut

Decorating My Christmas Tree With LED Hut

To the left is our decorated tree with our own cheap decorations. Since there was no real place to put them outside and we aren't really allowed to make alterations, we settled for using them on our tree
0 Save
Why I’m Planning Christmas In January 2015

Why I’m Planning Christmas In January 2015

Xmas Savings Scheme. That was the point at which decorations went below half price in the supermarket and I used a small amount of money I’d set aside to pick up some new decorations for next December
0 Save
‘Twelve Days’ day 6: Mini Christmas puds

‘Twelve Days’ day 6: Mini Christmas puds

These will store well for a couple of weeks, perfect to make in advance for guests throughout the holiday season
0 Save
Christmas Haul and Prep!

Christmas Haul and Prep!

I have wanted a nativity for so long - it's very important to me that through all the festive fun and excitement, the presents and the xmas movies, the REAL meaning of Christmas isn't lost - we go to church every Christmas eve for the Crib lighting service and Tyne is read the Nativity story on Christmas Eve too
0 Save
Fifteen Festive Favourites TAG

Fifteen Festive Favourites TAG

But come on, would it really be Christmas without a bit of Wizzard, Mistletoe & Wine, Rockin Around The Xmas Tree, Jingle Bell Rock, and Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)
0 Save
Uszka – Christmas Eve dumplings

Uszka – Christmas Eve dumplings

To be honest, the Xmas season in London starts pretty much five minutes after Halloween and in the shops you can actually encounter chocolate snowmen in September, but that trend is too weird for me to follow