Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween – Things to Do, Make and Bake

It’s Autumn (my favourite time of year) the leaves are falling, the wind is whistling and the nights are somewhat darker – perfect for Halloween antics and dressing up the house for some seasonal fun. So here are some things … Continue reading

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Do you miss your Mummy

Do I miss my Mum?  Oh good grief, I don’t think I could put into words how much I miss her. She was stolen from me at the young age of 59 (when I was going through divorce and my … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cake – Looking good on any Halloween table

There are lots of recipes to choose from at Halloween. For me combining the joy of pumpkin carving and using what you have to create your Halloween Fayre, makes for a more traditional Halloween – Pumpkin Cake is a must … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Drop Scones

I love Halloween and all the traditions  surrounding it. Thoughts of children at Tea Parties eating Pumpkin Drop Scones are inspiring enough for me to want to go and make them….. Don’t forget to let your children get involved in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake The best way to describe this Pumpkin Cheesecake is to say it combines a New York style cheesecake with pumpkin puree making it more of a baked cheesecake with a smooth and velvety texture that only cheesecakes can … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie (with pecan & gingersnap base layer)

Pumpkin Pie The perfect recipe for Halloween after you have carved out all of those pumpkins with the children. You can make your own pumpkin filling from the carved out flesh by steaming or baking or buy it ready made … Continue reading

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Chorley & Leyland NCT Christmas Events

NCT Chorley & Leyland Branch 2011 Christmas Dinner and Dance Wednesday 7th December, 7.00pm The Pines Hotel, Preston Road,  Clayton-le-Woods    PR6 7ED http://www.thepineshotel.co.uk Indulge in a little luxury this festive season!!! Tickets £20 per person Book your place with a … Continue reading

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Post The Most by Orchard Toys (Review & Competition)

Does HonieLike Orchard Toys?  Was I pleased when Lynda of Orchard Toys asked me to review Post the Most from their Family selection of games? Mmmmh! We have a ‘few’ of Orchard Toys games and they are in pristine condition. … Continue reading

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