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Magical Christmas Gift Guide for Toddlers

Someone recently said to me that up until a child is around 7 years old, everything in their world is magical and exciting. Now my eldest is nearly three, I can certainly see this is true and Frey’s imagination is just amazing. Plus he was so excited on…

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…

My Sunday Photo – Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

This month’s amazing The Vegan Kind box had in it another cookie mix from ‘Sticky Mix’. I’ve had one before, which I reviewed here. This one was a Christmassy oat and cranberry mix, which I made on Friday night. On Saturday morning, I popped…

My Favourite Things – Gift Guide

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I’ve really enjoyed putting together gift guides this Christmas, it’s been a fabulous excuse for hours of window shopping! I’ve found so many lovely things recently I wanted to put together one more, but I couldn’t decide on a theme, so these…

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…

Feathering the nest.. for Christmas

May your days be merry and bright

    It’s Christmas time at The Sparkle Nest.. I’ve turned our home into a winter wonderland! I wasn’t going to get a real tree this year, as I thought it would be impractical with a crawling little person around the place, but I…

Scrumptious Accessories Gift Guide

Accessories

It’s a Christmas Gift Buying quandary.. what do you buy for the lady who has everything? Well I have the answer, because there is something that you can never have too many of, and that’s accessories (and scented candles, but on this post I’m…

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…

Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide

One of the reasons I’m so excited about Christmas already, aside from the fact that I’m excited about Christmas every year, is that it’s Frey’s first. I’ve seen some beautiful things around the web that I think would make perfect…