11th Dec, 2010

Christmas Crackers!


One of the best things about Christmas meals isn’t edible at all, it’s the crackers you pull before you start to eat. I think the Christmas cracker is a fairly British thing, but it is something we could never have a festive meal without. The cracker is essentially a rolled up tube of paper with things inside and tied at both ends.…

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9th Dec, 2010

Christmas Chocolate Biscuits.


That’s cookies to those across the pond! I’m bringing you a Blissemas Present today in the form of theses deliciously moreish chocolatey treats. Recipe Courtesty of Nigella Lawson.



Makes approx 25 Biscuit: 250g soft butter 150g caster sugar 40g cocoa powder 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda 1 tsp baking powder

Topping: 2 x 15ml tablesp cocoa powder 175g icing sugar 60ml boiling water, from a kettle 1 tsp vanilla extract Christmas Sprinkles

Preheat oven, 170deg C/ gas mark 3 Line baking tray with baking paper.…

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7th Dec, 2010

5 songs of Blissemas!


1, We wish you a merry Blissemas. Of course, it’s a classic.
2, It’s Blissemas! Oh yes it is. :)
3, Jingle Blisse, Jingle Blisse, Jingle all the way! Nothing like a good jingle to get me in the Christmas mood.
4,Blisse Christmas It’s nto quite the title of a film but close enough!…

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6th Dec, 2010

Have a Merry Blissemas!


Well, Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat and it’s time for feasting, celebration and gift giving. So I’m going to get in on all of those aspects with the next 15 days being filled with a blog every single day!

And I’m going to be giving you the chance to win some awesome prizes!…

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1st Dec, 2010

On the First Day of December…

I got snow, lots and lots of snow! I do rather love snow, it’s so fresh and white and sparkly. I know lots of people hate it and yes, once it goes slushy and then icy I’m not it’s biggest fan but whilst it’s fluffy and sparkly it makes my winter world a happier place.…

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