Gingerbread men and cookies

Christmas time screams gingerbread men, gingerbread houses and gingerbread cookies! A great activity to share as a family, and kids simply love helping with this one! INGREDIENTS 350 g plain flour 00, ...

How many Christmas songs can you find hidden in this holiday brainteaser?

Every December the airwaves are filled with classic Christmas songs like "Last Christmas" and "Baby, It's Cold Outside" - and this brainteaser is chock full of holiday tunes, too. Hayes Garden World, a garden design and construction...

Do not give a dog for Christmas

Red on black looks great but is also very good on white or apricot. Now let's imagine the scene... Christmas tree decorated, packages and parcels under it and in one, a soft toy with a nice...

Let’s make mini panettone muffins

These buttery little fruit-studded muffins are delicious either for an indulgent breakfast, or to give as a gift over the holidays! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups plain flour 1 tsp...

The best Christmas present for a child? A musical instrument!

Once, not even far away, the letters intended for Santa Claus were characterised by requests for dolls and cars, now replaced by smartphones and various devices. This year, as a parent, you can and should change...

Time for some Christmas Royals!

These cute little Christmas Royals look like teeny-tiny Christmas puddings and they are the perfect take-along party plate for busy Mums. You can get these made in ten minutes. This recipe was created by...

Gingerbread spice caramel popcorn

This gingerbread spice caramel popcorn is a cute Christmas gift for children to make. INGREDIENTS 12 cups (180g) popped popcorn 150g butter, chopped 1/2 cup (110g)...

This Elf on the Shelf is, er, definitely on Santa’s naughty list

When all the Christmas prep becomes too much, sit back and take comfort in the fact that other people are spending far too much time making a good Elf On The Shelf turn bad ... And the...

How to make chocolate truffles this Christmas

These little chocolate explosions are rich and perfect to serve after dinner as petit fours. This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung. They are so easy to make, even the kids can help you out...

Nativity on a boat full of migrants

If in Naples the contamination inside the crib are now a tradition in artisans' shops, in the province of Salerno a small variant of the nativity triggered an uproar. In Padula , a small town in the Salerno area, in a...