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Halloween party games and crafts

Wed, 25 Oct 2017

Halloween party games and crafts Halloween is nearly upon us and many parents choose to have some sort of celebration with their kids and family. Of course, the kids are delighted to be trick or treating but it is great to have a few games or crafts planned to keep them entertained and it will […]

How To Make A Pumpkin Cake

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

How to make a Halloween Pumpkin Cake Halloween is all about tricks or treats, but this cake is both trick and treat! This fun cake contains a trick, when you cut out a slice, a tasty treat is revealed because hidden inside is a stash of sweets. This cake does require a bit of time […]

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Do you want to know how to carve a pumpkin? There’s no trick to carving a pumpkin, all you need are the right tools and it’ll be a real treat! What you’ll need: 1 large pumpkin 1 serrated knife Large strong spoon Large bowl Marker pen or paper template Various sized sharp knives for carving […]

Fyffes Halloween Pineapple

Wed, 04 Oct 2017

Fyffes Carved Halloween Pineapples & Fruit Skewers What you’ll need: 1 pineapple Wooden skewers Bananas Marshmallows Dark or milk chocolate To carve the pineapple, lie pineapple on its side on a chopping board. Cut off the top and base with a sharp knife. Sit pineapple upright and cut out the middle of the pineapple with […]

How To Make A Train Cake

Fri, 22 Sep 2017

This cute train cake is assembled using store bought cake, and if you like, store bought frosting. Although, we’ve included a recipe for our favourite vanilla buttercream because it’s simply delicious, and of course, you could bake your own Madeira loaves if you wanted to. Apart from the time-saving from using bought Madeira sponges, it’s […]

How To Meal Prep Like A Pro

Thu, 21 Sep 2017

How to meal prep like a pro. Meal prepping is vital for people who are busy and may have little time during the week to prepare healthy or nutritious dinners. Anyone can meal prep and we have put together our top tips for meal prepping.  Top tips on planning for meal prep: Do a food […]

How To Make A Unicorn Cake

Wed, 13 Sep 2017

How To Make A Unicorn Cake Making this magical unicorn cake is simpler than it looks. You can use any flavoured cake you like and you can even make it a piñata cake! We used our recipe for a pastel rainbow cake which is then iced with a delicious vanilla buttercream. This cake is so […]

How To Make A Ladybird Cake

Thu, 10 Aug 2017

A fun and bright ladybird birthday cake that kids will love, this is a Madeira sponge which is firm and is perfect for carving into shape as well as being covered with ready to roll icing.   For the cake: 450g/16oz unsalted butter, softened 450g/16oz caster sugar 450g/16oz self raising flour sugar, sifted 235g/8oz plain […]

Top Tips To Reduce Food Waste

Wed, 02 Aug 2017

Top Tips To Reduce Food Waste & Save Money: It is reported that a third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. There are a few things you can do to reduce food waste and here are a few tips. If everyone followed suit there would be a vast reduction in food […]

5 Things You Should Never Use Vinegar To Clean

Thu, 06 Jul 2017

We recently gave you our top 5 ways to clean with vinegar. If you missed it you can read it here. Although vinegar is a great way to clean there are somethings you should never try to clean using it. Here our the top 5 things you should never clean with vinegar: 1.Granite & Marble Tops […]

5 Ways To Clean With Vinegar

Thu, 06 Jul 2017

You may not be aware but in your cupboard, you have one of the most powerful cleaning agents – Vinegar! It doesn’t contain any nasties like bleach, ammonium or other poisonous cleaning ingredients either. Vinegar does not only flavour your chips but it will clean your house too! It is so versatile and cost-effective. 5 […]

How To Make A Simple Buttercream

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

One of the most popular frostings for cakes and cupcakes, this buttercream is quick and easy to whip up, and you can flavour it in almost any way you like.   Ingredients: 225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened 500g/17½oz icing sugar 4 tbsp milk or cream 2 tsp vanilla extract ½ – 1 tsp salt Other flavourings: […]