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Our 5 Favourite Christmas Books

Christmas Family

Our 5 Favourite Christmas Books

One such tradition is reading Christmas stories, and we sourced our customers and staff to carefully choose our 5 favourites.

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Kindness Advent Calendar

Christmas Family Parenting

Kindness Advent Calendar

A different twist on the Advent calendar that I love, is the Kindness Advent Calendar. This can be used alongside their traditional Advent calendar and encourages us to do small acts of kindness every day. To save you time, we have created a calendar with a different act of kindness each day leading up to Christmas.

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Child Friendly Eggnog

Christmas Recipe

Child Friendly Eggnog

Like the taste of homemade eggnog over store bought? Here is a great child-friendly version that uses no alcohol or raw eggs - so perfect for the little ones to enjoy this holiday! This recipe makes 6 servings. What you need 4 egg yolks 2 1/3 cups of milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 cup whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract cinnamon and/or nutmeg (optional) How to make it Start by preparing an ice bath by combining ice cubes and cold water, it can be in your sink or a bowl big enough to fit the pot you are using. Beat...

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Christmas Caramels (Knäck)

Christmas Recipe

Christmas Caramels (Knäck)

I decided it was time I shared another Swedish Christmas treat with you! This time I'm sharing a very popular treat called knäck, which really is little tiny caramels. So good! All ingredients just mix in a pot and boil until preferred hardness. How hard you make them is really a personal preference, some like it to be completely hard, others prefer a chewier knäck. I know there is probably a scientific temperature for the desired hardness out there for you candy-thermometer fans. Personally, I just use the cold-water technique: fill a glass half full of cold water. Ever so...

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Santa Brownies

Chocolate Christmas Recipe

Santa Brownies

It's the last week of school before Christmas break, and if you were thinking of making a Christmas treat for your child to bring to school, this is a great, quick and easy and nut free one: Cute Santa Brownies! They would also be a great dessert at any Christmas party or get-together. You can make them from scratch, or go faster with a brownie mix, or even faster still and just use already made two-bite brownies! What you need: Box of brownie mix, or a batch of your homemade brownies, or a package of two-bite brownies. Strawberries Whipped cream,...

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