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Dec
15

Quick and easy party food

The presents are wrapped, the food is bought and everything is ready. At this time of year, there always looms the possibility of an unexpected guest (in addition to the one coming down the chimney). You might have asked a friend or two over for the evening, and they have brought a friend…or two. Whatever the situation, its good to have a few failsafe ingredients on standby for last-minute party food.

 

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Dec
09

Winter Wonderland Party

Children's fashion winter‘Tis the season to be merry! Here are some fabulously festive ideas to throw a wonderful Winter Wonderland party this Christmas that adults and kids alike can enjoy.

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Dec
08

Sparkling Ruby Mocktail

Sparkling-ruby-mocktailChildren will feel so grown-up with this fun pink lemonade (with a party twist)! A great way for them to join in with the Christmas merriment and you can serve them in stylish plastic cocktail glasses with colourful drinks decorations.

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Dec
06

Cranberry Vodka

This is a fruity seasonal infusion, which will put any leftover cranberries to good use. It’s worthy of  leaving out for Father Christmas when he visits, a great gift idea or perfect for toasting the arrival of 2015. Drink it cold from the freezer in small glasses.

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Dec
04

Homemade Christmas Fun

At the chilly end of the year, indoor activities come into their own and are a great way of keeping the kids busy during the holidays. Donning an apron and heading for the warmth of the kitchen might appeal, or making Christmas cards, decorations or presents; there are plenty of Christmas craft activities to choose from.

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Dec
03

12 Tips for a Perfect Family Christmas

Family christmas ideasChristmas is a time when tiny lights shimmer in shop windows, gifts twinkle beneath the tree and the smell of decadent festive treats wafts from every home. Share the spirit of Christmas with family, friends or neighbours and enjoy a fun, festive and completely stress-free December with our top 12 Christmas tips.

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Nov
20

Celebrate Thanksgiving

thanksgiving napkinsMany US expats will be celebrating Thanksgiving at the end of November. We love the sentiment behind this late autumn holiday which has in modern times become synonymous with spending precious time with friends and family to give thanks over a meal – so we might just join in.

 

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Nov
19

Christmas Drinks Party Ideas

Christmas Drinks Party IdeasThe nights are drawing in and the party season is almost upon us! Here are a few tips for organising a festive gathering for friends to save you unnecessary fuss, so that you can focus on having a good time.

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