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Category: Handmade Christmas

Handmade Aromatherapy Bath Melts for Festive Joy

When you choose joy, you feel good and When you feel good, you do good and When you do good it reminds others what joy feels like and it just might inspire them to do the same. Author Unknown I absolutely love giving gifts at Christmas. Last year I started…

Frankincense Infused Oil

As I’ve been learning more about natural fragrancing, perfumery and aromatherapy using plants, and how essential oils are actually made. The majority of them are through a process called steam distillation, which is not something that can be done at home, much to my disappointment! Although, that said…

Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Filled Chocolates

Being creative in the kitchen and making the house smell wonderfully Christmassy is definitely one of the best things about the run up to Christmas. This weekend just gone, with Frey out on adventures on the moors with his Dad, Alfie and I got cosy in the kitchen, we had…

Homemade Book Advent Calendar

Happy 1st December! We had a lovely start to this morning. Firstly both the boys slept in until 8.30, and we drove to nursery through a winter wonderland, singing along to Christmas songs (well I was anyway!) There is a thick frost out there and the temperature was -4…

Sugared Orange Slices

Sugared Orange Slices

Did you used to get an orange in the bottom of your Christmas stocking? I didn’t, I used to get a little bag of chocolate coins. Which I probably preferred much more than an orange when I was a small person. Either way, oranges are very Christmassy. I…

Coconut and Pistachio Vegan Chocolate Bark

Coconut and Pistachio Vegan Chocolate Bark

‘Tis the season! The season for love, joy, merriment, and lots of yummy food.¬†This time last year I was working my last few weeks before leaving for maternity leave, and I remember the kitchen at work being so well stocked with cakes and chocolates, with new treats arriving…

Handmade Personalised Tree Ornaments

Handmade Clay Christmas Ornaments

One of my favourite things in the run up to Christmas is the opportunity to be creative, I love making gifts and decorations. These clay decorations have been on my ‘to make’ list since last year, so I’m glad I’ve finally got around to…