Merry Christmas Everybody!!! Anyone else get really excited at this time of year? I really love everything about Christmas, the lights, the tree, the ugly sweaters, the delicious mountains of food, the gifts, the cheesy movies, and most of all that chance to just sit down with family and relax, and that’s what I’m planning to do for the next few days. So, here is one last post for the year, sharing my five favourite things I love about the festive season. Hard to pick just five but here you go. Five Things I Love About Christmas All the decorations.
Christmas might be a time to indulge and celebrate as a family, but do you know about the hidden-risks to your dog at this time of year – from toxic foods to dangerous seasonal plants? I have to be honest I didn’t have a clue that flowers including poinsettias can cause irritation four our beloved four-legged friends, so I thought I would share a few of the key dangers to help keep your dogs safe this Christmas. Foods that your dog can’t enjoy this Christmas Christmas pudding and mince pies – or anything with grapes, currants, sultanas or raisins in
The Christmas season is a great time to try out new cocktails with friends and I have four easy-to-make Christmas cocktails using gin and whisky, including two incredible hot toddies that will warm up your guests when they arrived to an alternative Champagne cocktail perfect that’s perfect for Christmas Day, and an interesting cocktail-come-dessert that would be great served alongside coffee. Christmas Cocktails A Very Merry Berry Cocktail How To Create This is so easy, drop a few blackberries into the bottom of a champagne flute, pour in the measures of Hedgerow Gin and cranberry juice and top up with Champagne,
Moving into this beautiful old house made me know instantly I wanted to do Christmas a little different this year, not only because both of our families are coming, yep the ‘Forever House’ is going to be a full house, but also because I’ve always dreamed of a creating more floral spreads as I really love adding flowers everywhere, but I always worry how to at Christmas, and always just opt for the poinsettia. So, this year I reached out to the floral masters at The Real Flower Company for some tips and tricks on how to make dress my house
What’s currently gracing your kitchen walls? In our old house it was vintage alcohol adverts, which I always hated, so, for the new house, and my new dream kitchen, which I promise I will share very soon, it is nearly done, I wanted to do something different, taking inspiration from an illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, and herbs that I discovered in a vintage book shop, which I’m still kicking myself for not buying. You see, I knew that I wanted something bright but still with a vintage twist to fit in with the personality of our Grade II listed building, and