A Festive Feast: Gingerbread pancakes, a smoked salmon buffet and venison in red wine with mulled red cabbage | Lidl & Mumsnet

Every year in our household we spend hundreds of pounds on our Christmas feast.  The last thing we want is for anyone to go hungry or for glasses to go dry.  And we always try to cater for individual tastes… Continue Reading

Tipsy Elf Hot Chocolate

With the cold nights creeping in I’m using it as an excuse to get myself ready for Christmas by curling up and enjoying a sneaky little tipple in the evenings. I have to build up my tolerance for Christmas day… Continue Reading

TheLondonMum’s Christmas Ham

One thing I make every Christmas without fail is my Christmas ham.  It’s delicious! It’s brilliant for the Christmas period, whether you eat it for your Christmas Eve dinner or your Christmas Day breakfast or part of a meat choice… Continue Reading

Nikon D3200 practice at Southbank Christmas Market.

I am loving my camera, and learning all about it.  Last week I went out and used the auto camera setting.  This week I wanted to see what kind of pictures I could take using the ‘non flash auto setting.’… Continue Reading

Mothercare Christmas VIP Launch Party, Oxford Street

Lucky lucky me is all I can say. I was invited along to the VIP Christmas launch party for Mothercare’s flagship store on Oxford Street in London along with some big names! (Jumper: River Island) And what a place for… Continue Reading

Secret Santa

I love Secret Santa gifts between friends, it makes life so much easier doesn’t it? Instead of buying a gift for every single person you know and spending a fortune, a pre-planned Secret Santa is always a bit more thrilling.… Continue Reading

Children’s Christmas stocking fillers

I’ve been thinking about good Christmas stocking fillers recently, smaller presents that that are quirky, different or interesting for children to find on Christmas morning in amongst the traditional satsuma, nuts and gold chocolate coins. There are a couple of… Continue Reading