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Dream a new dream

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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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International Women’s Day

#InternationalWomensDay Next Sunday (8th March) will be International Women’s Day. This special day is a chance to come together and recognise the incredible contributions of women, and an opportunity to celebrate their achievements culturally, socially and politically.

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Getting to the root of soup

It’s still that time of year when we still need to be wrapped up warm and have an urge to eat heart warming food. Here’s how to make the most of seasonal carrot into a perfect soup.

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#5 Genius Valentine’s Day Ideas

Instead of just giving cards and a box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day, here are #5 genius ideas to make the day extra special   1. Surprise your loved one by expressing your love for them using affirmation sticky notes… … 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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