Category Archives: Creative

#5 Unusual Christmas Tree Decorating Traditions

Most of us recognise decorating the Christmas tree with baubles, candy canes tinsel and such like. But it isn’t like that all over the world. In the Ukraine for example, it isn’t baubles that festoon Christmas trees, it’s spider webs. … Continue reading

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Bake Our Fabulous Christmas Cake Recipe

  It’s only a few weeks until Christmas and as we had such a great response for our easy to make Christmas cake recipe, we thought we’d post it again. So here it is. 12oz mixed fruit 8oz sugar 8oz … Continue reading

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5 More Famous Films Shot in Yorkshire

About this time last year, we wrote about 5 famous films shot in Yorkshire, and had a great response to the post. For a bit of fun, we decided to find 5 more famous films shot in Yorkshire. Here’s our … Continue reading

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5 things to do in Yorkshire come rain or shine

#travel #weather #rainorshine 1. White Scar Caves, Ingleton This is a great place to visit on a rainy day. Learn all about the fascinating history of the longest show cave in Britain and the rocks within during the 80-minute guided … Continue reading

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15 Clever Travel Hacks

#travel #travelhacks #holidaypacking We all look forward to a well-deserved holiday. We get time to explore somewhere new, have some downtime from a world that seems to be awake 24 hours a day and spend time with family and friends.

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 4

#plasticfree #tglassjars #recycle In our last ‘Creative & Fun Alternatives to Plastic’ series, we thought that the trusty old glass jar should get a mention. There are literally hundreds of ways you can recycle glass jars, but we found this … Continue reading

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 3

#plasticfree #tincans #recycle If you have tin cans left over from soups or puddings, rather than putting them into the recycle bin, why not try making some gorgeous punched tea light holders?

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