The point of “Secret Santa” is to make Christmas shopping easier and to spread around the spirit of giving without breaking the bank. Which is all well and good until you get to the actual shopping part.
Roasts with rivers of gravy, creamy cheese, followed by a big batch of cakes and puddings… Christmas food is nothing if not indulgent. But it absolutely doesn’t have to be like that all the way. As for most things in life, it’s all about balance…
I’m a stationery addict each and every day of the year. And then Christmas comes around and things get worse as I simply cannot resist the urge to buy all the Christmas cards (even though I already have a stack to last me until 2020, easy).
THE CHRISTMAS COUNT DOWN HAS STARTED! (sorry about the all caps, but not sorry because OMG SO EXCITED!!). Time to get wrapping & sticking & enveloppe licking, hosting, toasting & turkey roasting, baking, dishing & mistletoe kissing
The countdown to Christmas has -almost- officially begun! Only 25 days to go! Which means it’s about time to get organised so you don’t run around like a headless chicken trying to hit the stores in quest of the perfect present / the necessary bits to cook up a worthy feast, plus getting it all […]
When I’m asked for recommendations for things to do in London, my first answer is always the same. Bankside. And if anything, last weekend’s adventures South of the River have only strengthen that point.
As for most households in France when I was growing up, curry powder was one of the most exotic ingredients to be found in my parents’ kitchen. As a consequence, the yellow, turmeric-heavy spice mix held near magical properties in my mind and I was always delighted every time it made an appearance in whatever […]