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5 ways to celebrate your 30th birthday

Many of us dread our 30th Birthday but why? Turning 30 should be all about celebrating your past and looking ahead to your exciting future. We don’t think anyone should shy away from making a big deal out of this marvellous milestone, you’re only 30 once! That’s why we’ve come up with our top 5 ways […]

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Pop Star Party Games

Before you begin your party games, let the scene by escorting all your guests into the magical corner where they will be transformed into disco divas. Simply add some glitter to your guests eyelids and some sparkle to their lips and you’re ready to go! Dancing Queen Mirrors Props required: Lively dance music Divide the […]

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Dalmatian Fresh Fig Tart Recipe

If you’re a fan of figs then you have to try this recipe from Rick Stein’s latest book ‘From Venice to Istanbul’, such a pretty dish to serve and very tasty to eat! This is exactly my kind of pudding, so easy to knock up when the fig season comes around.One of the pleasures for me […]

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Dinosaur Party Games

Dinosaur parties are hugely popular, especially with the release of Jurassic World this year. So once you’ve set your Jurassic party scene and decided what dinosaur food you’re going to serve, make sure you have a few dinosaur party games up your sleeve to keep little archaeologists and dinosaur fans entertained! Dinosaur Stuck in the […]

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Graduation Party Food

Deciding what food to serve at a graduation party will depend largely on what type of party you’re planning on throwing. In our experience, a graduation party is likely to be a stand up affair, with buffet food, rather than a sit-down dinner. With buffet food, simplicity to eat is key, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Virgin Mojito Recipe

This recipe is great to serve to mums-to-be (especially as the signature cocktail at a baby shower), or indeed anyone else who doesn’t want to drink alcohol, but still craves the citrus/mint refreshment of a mojito. We love this recipe because it uses traditional, still lemonade, although you can always substitute for the carbonated version, […]

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5 Favourite Superhero Party Products

After seeing Ant Man at the cinema (it’s great, you should go see it if you haven’t already!), we feel inspired to add a little superhero styling to our parties. Here’s a run-down of our favourite products! Popcorn Boxes Superhero Masks Pow! Straws Superhero Stationery Photobooth Kit  

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Blueberry Yogurt Fairy Cakes Recipe

One of my absolute favourite summer recipes is my Blueberry Yoghurt Fairy Cakes. Blueberries will appear locally grown in August/September, or, try baking these cakes with raspberries, blackberries later in the summer or cherries (you will need to de-stone first) would also be quite delicious. Serve straight from the oven for breakfast, take along on […]

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Summer Fruits & Berries

I’ve just returned from a week’s holiday in the French Alpes with my daughter. One of the highlights for me was to order a café au lait and croissant in the café in the early morning and watch as the little town square came alive. Twice during the week the square was transformed as local […]

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Classic Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

 Southern fried chicken is a firm favourtie, and really easy to make at home. We love this recipe extracted from ‘Chicken’ by Catherine Phipps… So here is my preferred method of frying chicken. And in a world where everyone professes that their version is the best, all I can say is that this recipe makes everyone […]

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