5 Recipes That Are Perfect for Christmas

Chrismas is nearly upon us! Only two more nights of sleep until Christmas Eve (which we don’t celebrate in the Netherlands, but whatevs) and three more until Christmas Day. Usually, I post a few (or at least one) Christmas recipe during December, but this year I simply haven’t had the time. I was too busy […]

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Why Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop Wasn’t What I Expected

In her comfy cottage nestled in the Derbyshire hills, Rosie Hopkins has good reason to feel a warm blush in her cheeks. With Christmas weeks away, the holiday is being ushered in with England’s first glorious snowfall of the season. Her boyfriend, Stephen, is starting his new job as a teacher in the village school. […]

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Festive Fortnight [13]: A Festive Book and Dessert Pairing Guide

Happy Christmas Eve Eve! It’s nearly Christmas and I cannot wait. Yesterday was my last day of work for the year and now I’ve got eleven days off! There will be tons of reading and relaxing and doing absolutely nothing and it’ll probably be over before I know it. Like this Festive Fortnight – tomorrow […]

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Festive Fortnight [11]: Twelve Days of Christmas Book Tag

We’re eleven days into the Festive Fortnight, so it’s high time for a book tag! I went in search of a fun Christmas-themed one and Google brought me the Twelve Days of Christmas Book Tag via¬†XingSings. I’ve been reminded once more of how bad I am at making choices; picking books for the answers to […]

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Festive Fortnight [2]: Cranberry Orange Almond Bundt Cake

The Festive Fortnight has now officially started! I’ve been looking forward to this moment for over a month – and now it’s here. Hurrah! I baked this cake over a month ago as well; it’s the first Festive Fortnight bake I made. At first, I wasn’t too sure this cake was going to be a […]

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[Announcement] A Festive Fortnight of Blogging

Only two weeks until Christmas! Who’s excited?! Since I started this blog, an inadvertent annual tradition has made its way into my Decembers; it consists of me kicking myself for not starting work on Christmas recipes earlier in the season. I love Christmas, and I love Christmas recipes, but I mostly end up not posting […]

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Gingerbread Cookies

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! I had a lovely day with my family, eating lots and lots of food – including these gingerbread cookies, which turned out to be a huge success. Definitely one to remember for next year! I hadn’t expected to make quite as many cookies as I did – […]

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Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing This Year

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. While I don’t celebrate Christmas in the gift giving sense, it’s no trouble for me to think of ten books I’d love to receive! Some of these books have been on my “to buy” list for quite a while, and some of them are […]

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Coconut and Chocolate Christmas Cookies

It’s almost Christmas! Are you as excited as I am? I love Christmas, and all the good food and company and cosiness that comes with it. I think it’s my favourite time of the year (although I’ve said that before…). I figured I should come up with a nice Christmassy recipe before the day actually […]

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