Chestnut, bacon & cranberry stuffing

Chestnut, bacon & cranberry stuffing

This fine recipe for a delightful stuffing would gladly grace any table or Christmas bird. The addition of the cranberries gives a nice fruitiness to mix. Whether in balls or bowls or stuffed into your turkey, don’t forget a good stuff and this one from BBC Good...
How to Wrap (almost) anything for Christmas

How to Wrap (almost) anything for Christmas

So, have you even started all your shopping? Or maybe you’re one of the organised ones and you’ve actually finished? The best part of the gift-giving season (besides all the happy faces on Christmas morning of course) for me, is wrapping the Christmas gifts. There’s...
Handmade Advent Candle Craft with Hen Corner

Handmade Advent Candle Craft with Hen Corner

Every year at the Country Living Fair I try to take in at least one or two crafting workshops. This year, I managed to do THREE. I couldn’t have been happier with my choices, and my favourite one of the lot was the Advent Candle with Hen Corner. It turns out that...
Christmas Flowers from The Real Flower Company

Christmas Flowers from The Real Flower Company

If there’s one thing about Christmas that is different for me than any other time of year, its the idea of bringing the outdoors inside. Perhaps it’s something about the cold dark days that makes us crave nature, but between Christmas Trees, wreaths, garlands and...
DIY Christmas Book Advent Calendar

DIY Christmas Book Advent Calendar

Are you looking for a magical way to build up the excitement to Christmas with young children? I might have the perfect idea for you today especially if you have a little book worm. I still remember my eldest daughter’s second Christmas, she was just 20 months old. I...