Posts Tagged ‘drink’

The winner of the London Tea Company tea competition

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
Pyramid selection box of teas

Delicious tea selection

Thanks to everyone who took the time to enter our competition, to win a set of delicious tea from The London Tea Company.

A winner has been selected at random from all the entries received as comments on the blog and Tweets and the winner is…..

@SooperSandy who said, “I’d love to sit down and have a cup of Elderflower and Apricot tea with J K Rowling.”

Congratulations, Sandy, we will be in touch with you about your prize! We can supply the tea, but can’t quite manage J K Rowling…

Pimm’s cocktail cushion from Door 77

Monday, April 25th, 2011
Cushion How to make a Pimms cocktail

Cocktail recipe cushion

With the weather so hot and sunny, it definitely feels like it should be Pimm’s weather!

If you fancy a refreshing cocktail, then this hand-stitched red and white cushion contains the secret to making the perfect jug of Pimm’s. The cocktail cushion is hand stamped with the ingredients and quantities you need. When you’ve made your cocktail, you can sit back and relax comfortably in a chair with the feather filled cushion.

The Pimm’s cocktail cushion costs £35 from Door 77.

If a Mojito is more to your taste, then there’s a cushion available for you, plus for those who favour doubles

Brim full of Christmas ideas: blog round-up

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

It’s been a bit of a mad week, but we’re beginning to wind down for Christmas now. If you’re in the throes of getting ready for Christmas, whether decorating your home, wrapping presents or making and baking delicious food, then here are some great links and ideas from the blogosphere that we’ve rounded up to help inspire you!

Christmas Home Decorating

If you’ve had enough of shopping for Christmas decorations, then A Thrifty Mrs has a great post on making simple Christmas decorations with oranges.

For ideas on how to style your Christmas table or Christmas tree, these two videos from Pippa Jameson could help.

There are also more table ideas over at Freshome, where they’ve put together some creative centrepieces.

Find out how you can make a Christmas wreath, from this post on Parentdish.

Make It and Mend It have a great step-by-step guide to making curlicue salt dough decorations for your Christmas tree.

And for some super easy decorations, how about this cute snowman idea from Frangipani Decor.

Christmas Food & Drink

The wonderful Chocolate Orange has become a big of a Christmas staple, but if you fancy being creative with yours, then there’s a great recipe on Domestic Sluttery for chocolate orange cookies.

You’ll find lots of great food ideas on Rosa’s Yummy Yums Christmas food ideas post.

For Christmas party drinks, Apartment Therapy have some lovely cocktail ideas.

If you fancy doing something different with potatoes over the Christmas holidays, then Hygge Nook suggests herby parmentier potatoes.

Christmas Wrapping

If you’re looking for inspiration and help to get you through all your Christmas present wrapping (we need it!), then have a look at Wee Birdy, where you can download a whole load of free lovely red and blue Christmas gift tags.

There are more nice holiday tags to be found on Design Sponge and Patchwork Harmony has also written a blog post about Finishing Touches for present wrapping.

What have we missed? If you’re written a relevant Christmas post, or spotted something that we should have included, leave us a comment!

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