11 December 2017

Thai Cookery Experiences at Chaophraya Newcastle

***REVIEW***
Do you love Thai food? Do you wish you cook a meal to the standard and quality you’d expect to find in a restaurant? Did you know you can learn to do just that at Chaophraya Restaurants – including the one in Newcastle?

Thai Cookery Experiences at Chaophraya Newcastle

8 December 2017

How to Make Rudolph the Reindeer Gingerbread for Christmas

***RECIPE***
Gingerbread is a popular Christmas treat all over the world.  You can even get the wonderful smell of gingerbread from a candle. However if a gingerbread house seems a little daunting try making our Rudolph Ginger Bread Biscuits instead - they are really easy and your children can help too.

How to Make Rudolph the Reindeer Gingerbread

7 December 2017

Family Lunch at Bistrot Pierre in Middlesbrough

***REVIEW***
A few weeks ago we headed south to Middlesbrough to experience some new food. And no it wasn’t a Parmo.  It was for a family lunch at the newly opened Bistrot Pierre Restaurant in the heart of Middlesbrough. We had been invited to review the restaurant which opened in September.

Enjoying a Family Meal at Bistrot Pierre in Middlesbrough

6 December 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Enchanted Parks 2017 ... Now That We’ve Been to The Inventors Ball

***REVIEW***
Last night we went were invited along to review to Enchanted Parks 2017 – The Inventors Ball at Saltwell Park, in Gateshead.

It’s a popular after-dark arts adventure in the atmospheric setting of Saltwell Park. The annual event, which sees specially commissioned artists transform Gateshead’s Saltwell Park into a magical and mythical wonderland, will run for six nights in total.

Everything You Need To Know About Enchanted Parks 2017 Now That We’ve Been to The Inventors Ball

5 December 2017

Tasting the Christmas Menu at River Beat in NewcastleGateshead

***REVIEW***
Christmas means a time to eat, drink and be merry. 'Tis the season for indulgence, and Riverbeat on NewcastleGateshead Quayside has upped the game with the introduction of an Asian Style Christmas Dinner on offer during the festive season.

We went along on a snowy November evening to try out the new menu...

Tasting the Christmas Menu at River Beat in Newcastlegateshead

4 December 2017

7 Festive Things to do This Month - December

Christmas is a time for family and community and for sharing love and wellbeing. It's a time for fun as well as peace, love and understanding, Yes, December can get busy, sometimes too busy but I'm also very grateful for the amazing things we get to do, see, eat and discover in the festive season. And here are seven things we'll be doing this month, now that it is December.

7 Festive Things to do This Month - December

2 December 2017

Alice in Wonderland - The Festive Production at Northern Stage

***REVIEW***
It’s official. The Christmas Countdown has begun in our house. The tree is going up this weekend. We are off to visit Santa for the first time, today. The advent calendars are being enjoyed, the Christmas cake has been baked and we’ve been to our first Christmas Show – Alice in Wonderland at Northern Stage in Newcastle.

Alice in Wonderland - The Festive Production at Northern Stage

1 December 2017

Silicone Baking Cups & 3-in-1 Slicer Giveaway

***GIVEAWAY + AFFILIATE LINKS***
A confession here.  I am one of the world’s biggest fans of kitchen gadgets and accessories.

So when I was offered the chance to review some Silicone Baking Cups & 3-in-1 Slicer giveaway, plus the opportunity to offer a lucky reader the chance to win both, I obviously had to say yes!

30 November 2017

30 WAYS TO HAVE FREE FAMILY FESTIVE FUN IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND THIS CHRISTMAS

There are so many fabulous family festive activities in the North East at this time of year, but it can soon start to add up and make a big dent in the Christmas budget. So with just less than a month left until the big day, here are 30 FREE ways to get your family into the Festive Spirit this Christmas in North East England.

30 WAYS TO HAVE FREE FAMILY FESTIVE FUN IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND THIS CHRISTMAS

29 November 2017

How to make eco-friendly xmas baubles for just pennies

We love Christmas. The decorations go up at the beginning of December in our home so it's nearly time to put them up and I can't wait. 

Over the 30 days of November, lots of Xmas decorations are being made by children to decorate their homes this festive season. And this year thanks to this Kid Made Christmas Decorations initiative by Mum in the Mad House, we have some new additions to add to our traditional decorations - Eco-friendly and frugal Xmas Pine Cone Baubles. 


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...