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Invitation to make gingerbread

Even without a crystal ball, I think I can see some cooking in my future today! It was easy to find Tinkles this morning as she was in the middle of the kitchen bench, on a chopping board and a request to make some gingerbread people. She’d even managed to get...

Making gingerbread with Tinkles

Not so conveniently placed, Tinkles was sitting in front of the pantry this morning inviting the kids to cook with her! She was helpful by getting out a bowl and spoons, some flour, sugar and food dye, and left a note for the children. She even had two Christmas...

Christmas Lindt

Knowing I love Christmas, my husband bought me a box of Christmas Lindt when he was at the shops yesterday which was very sweet (pun not intended, but apt!) As well as the usual delicious Lindor and dark chocolate balls, the box contained  a gingerbread ball and a...

A gingerbread sleigh and reindeer

Happy Gingerbread House Day! To celebrate Gingerbread House day (yes, there really is a day celebrating gingerbread!), ChristmasJen and I made some gingerbread to give Santa a sleigh. We used a gingerbread recipe known to work well and a cutter set that I had grabbed...

Lego calendars quite different

Our Lego advent calendar countdown continues with days three to five, and I must say there is a clear difference between the City and Friends versions this year. In past years, my daughter has felt let down on a couple of days but overall loved the calendars. This...