Christmas

All our Christmas posts gathered together in one place, hoorah!

How To Make Sugar Mice – Cooking with Kids

Making sugar mice is one of those easy family traditions which make Christmas special. It is things like this, not the expensive gadgets and throw away presents, which make memories to last a lifetime. When I first wrote this post I had no idea that it would prove to...

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Decorating for Christmas – A Time-lapse Video!

If you've been reading my blog for a while you will know that I don't do Christmas by halves - we have seven Christmas trees scattered around the house and I'm a sucker for fairy lights! The children have a mini fake tree in their rooms which accounts for four, there...

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How to Make Chocolate Spoons

Oh my word - who could resist these little spoons resting in that chocolatey loveliness?! These homemade chocolate spoons are the perfect Christmas gift or why not indulge your Valentine? How to Make Chocolate Spoons You can make these delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate...

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Pamper Parcels – A Review

Friendship is a fabulous thing and good friends who stand the test of time and the ups and downs of life are hard to find. I have made some wonderful new friends through blogging and one of the very best is Rosie Shelley (aka Rosie Scribble) who has moved out of the...

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Festive Friday – The Finale!

The last Festive Friday of 2013? How on earth did that sneak up so quickly?  This year, once again, it has been an absolute joy! The ideas linked up are wonderful, the people linking have been lovely and I have thoroughly enjoyed its laid back approach to the season....

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With Love at Christmas for Festive Friday

Today on Festive Friday I am bringing you a very special guest post. Written by Emma from Science Sparks and MummyMummyMum...! in memory of our dear friend Kerry from Multiple Mummy who used to regularly join in with Festive Friday and who is very missed. I do love...

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Meringue Snowmen for Festive Friday!

Jenson Button is returning to his home town this evening to switch on our Christmas lights (a Button on the button makes me grin) and Advent begins on Sunday - I am beyond excited! You can read a little bit about our advent traditions here, and I have one or two...

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How to Make Tin Can Lanterns for Festive Friday

I love the twinkle and sparkle of Christmas and am a total fairy light addict but there is nothing quite like the soft glow and gentle glimmer of candle light. For this week's Festive Friday I have been hammering tins again, this time making tin can lanterns to light...

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Cinnamon Butter on Toast for Festive Friday!

Bonfire night is behind us and I am now stepping up a gear with Christmas planning. I love planning and plotting - much of the stuff in my head doesn't actually happen in reality but I love stuffing it full of crafty ideas, recipes and possibilities. My Pinterest...

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Christmas Chutney

It's November already and those of you who have followed Thinly Spread for a while will know that the beginning of November heralds the return of Festive Friday! It starts quietly with a whipser, the smell of spice and a suggestion of sparkle, gradually gaining...

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