Category Archives: Family

Mothering Sunday – A Recipe for Success

#MotheringDay Instead of buying something for mum this year, why not make her something instead? This Lemon Sponge cake is easy to make and will be a winner for that special person in your life. Ingredients 175g unsalted butter, softened, … Continue reading

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What Famous Olympians Eat for Breakfast

This week it’s Farmhouse Breakfast Week.  The campaign is run by HGCA, the cereals and oilseeds sector of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, on behalf of cereal farmers and producers. It started in the year 2000 with the aim … Continue reading

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#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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Stir Up Sunday is a-coming

This year ‘Stir Up Sunday’ is 24th November 2019. Thought to start in Victorian times, this is traditionally the day Christmas Pudding is made. Here are 4 things you may not know about ‘Stir Up’ traditions.

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Making Memories

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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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All you need to know about the weather in the Yorkshire Dales

#travel #weather #rainorshine Being British, we’re renowned for talking about the weather. And why wouldn’t we? The UK has such a diverse landscape the weather can change quicker than you can say rain drops. In fact, where we are, there … Continue reading

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