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The most frightful night is upon us; a time when many of us don costumes, throw parties and take little ones door to door proclaiming ‘trick or treat’!...

You’ve got to love the two bank holidays in one month, though it is the last one until August, as it’s a long time to wait until the next, we’ve...

We love any excuse for a party but celebrating the nuptials of a British monarch is a must! Especially when it’s the wedding of a royal party animal...

If you were planning on having friends/the family over for a bank holiday BBQ, don’t let the threat of bad weather ruin your intentions. Arm yourself...

We’re finally seeing some glorious sunshine- finally- but as I put out my washing this morning, traipsing through a garden abandoned since winter,...

If you’re looking to bake your own cookies for Santa this year, this gingerbread recipe is easy to do, a great way to get the kids involved (and...

We had a chat with the Bailey’s team and managed to get a copy of their hot chocolate recipe. I find Bailey’s incredibly warming and teamed...

If you thought sherry was just a tipple for Grandma at Christmas then drink again. Sherry is versatile from an aperitif to a scrumptiously sweet dessert....

Kelli Coxhead from the Wine Shop in Winscombe talks to us about selecting the wine for your Christmas Day with a number of suggestions for the best accompaniments....

Promotional Feature for GUND A christening is an important occasion for both a child and his or her family. It provides the opportunity to welcome the...

Promotional Feature with Claire’s. Whether you’re looking for complete sets, accessories to create your own or tips and tricks for your Halloween costume...

It’s that time of year where we transition our homewares from spring like and fresh to the warmer, cosier colours of Autumn. Although I love each...

Last week we shared our ‘Get Me Outta Here’ party concept to pull off the best Halloween party for kids.  Since room escapes are hugely popular at...

Promotional Feature with Basic Invite It’s the special occasions, the momentous moments that we remember and cherish. And nothing is more special than...

Don’t fancy trudging out in the cold and wet this Halloween? We’ve got your get out. Host a party! Hassle you say? Fear not! Our Halloween...

Bar carts are a stylish addition to any home and make hosting parties and other events that little bit easier as everything is to hand and ready to go....

There is no standard template when it comes to what you can do with an outdoor space; big or small, whether it’s grass, decking, patio or balcony,...

We hope you enjoyed our review of The Ivy’s Shepherd’s pie, a recipe found in London The Cookbook by Cara Frost-Sharratt. As luck would have...

with etiquette tips for those attending The warmer days, longer nights, the flowers blooming and greenery showing. It’s no wonder we’re in...

Who doesn’t love flowers? They smell wonderful, as gifts they can make your day, at celebrations they’re a prominent feature, they transform...

These individual cheesecakes, not only great for saving on time, will have you thinking it’s still summer! Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 vanilla pod 3...

Our fruit of the month is often mistaken for a vegetable. Scientifically, the tomato is a fruit because of the conception process. It is, just like strawberries,...

If you’re planning a garden party this summer, here is an absolute treat for the adults! Ingredients: 5 gelatine leaves 400ml rosé wine 100g Tate...

Our latest raspberry recipe is one to whet your appetite for the Great British Bake Off which starts early August, yes, it’s returning for it’s...