Snickerdoodles – the perfect Christmas cookie!

Cinnamon is one scent that immediately takes me back to Christmas in my mind, which is why these cookies will make the perfect addition to your Festive baking repertoire! I have used the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction and it doesn’t disappoint!   For the cookies: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar…

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Christmas Gift Guide for Mom’s

Last of the Christmas Gift Guides, but certainly not most least, is one for all the Mom’s out there. Dad’s, this is where you enter. It’s time to spoil the fabulous Momma of the house with a little something, although a gorgeous cup of coffee or tea in bed would be equally as appreciated. From…

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Christmas Gift Guide for Dad’s

If you’re looking for the standard socks (unless they’re fabulously funky) or soap-on-a-rope-type suggestions, you’re in the wrong place. I’ve carefully selected some phenomenal products that will have the Dad in your life beaming! If you didn’t hit the Black Friday sales and make your way through your list, best you get shopping! I’ve banned…

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The best Christmas Shortbread!

If there’s one bake I have to make to get me in the Christmas spirit, it’s homemade Shortbread. It reminds me of my childhood, and my Mom and both grandmother’s baking it. Dredged in Caster Sugar, this crisp and buttery Shortbread is delicious with a cup of coffee or mug of steaming tea, or to…

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{GIVEAWAY included} Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (yes, I just sang that in my head for all the Home Alone fans out there)! Here’s the first of my three Christmas-themed gift guides that I hope will make your shopping a little easier. Disclaimer, this is based on Pre-Primary to early Primary School going children…

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New Christmas tradition – building a Gingerbread House!

More and more over the years I’ve seen a growing number of Westernised Christmas traditions creeping into South Africa, this is one I’m absolutely thrilled about. We like to do Christmas ‘big’ in our house, and have loved starting and continuing Christmas traditions for our children. Decorating the tree together and who gets to adorn…

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