Happy Christmas Eve – Come sing with me πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽ‰πŸŽ€Β 

ITS CHRISTMAS EVE !!! I can’t believe that Christmas is tomorrow ! πŸ™†πŸΌ Time flies. As you know I love singing. For tonight’s post I am inviting all of you to sing with me on Smule. It doesn’t matter if … Continue reading

‘Tis the season for Green and Red πŸŽ„β€οΈπŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽπŸ’š

‘Tis the season for all things green and red !  During the Christmas period I love wearing and using things that are green and red. Below I have attached images of some of my favourite things I love to wear/use … Continue reading

Singing with Kylie Minogue on Smule – Only You πŸŽ„πŸŽ€πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽ…πŸ»

Smule is a fun app that allows all those who love singing, whether they are good or bad, to sing their favourite songs. It also has artists you can sing with, among them Kylie Minogue. Below, I have attached the … Continue reading

Christmas Wedding Ideas πŸŽ„πŸ‘°πŸΌ

For those of you that know me, you’ll know that I have an obsession with weddings, which is why for today’s post I will be sharing some Christmas Wedding ideas with you all.   First up – THE BRIDES DRESS … Continue reading

Christmas Recipes πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸŽ…πŸ»πŸ·πŸŽ‚πŸ

Each year I love looking through magazines, cook books, and online for magical Christmas recipes. Each time I come across a dish that makes my mouth water. This year I have decided to share some of my favourite Christmas recipes I have come across.

Christmas Starters

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  1. Barbecued prawns with ginger and mango mayonnaise

Prawns are always a great starter !

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/21078/barbecued+prawns+with+ginger+and+mango+mayonnaise?ref=christmasmenuplans

2. Smoked salmon frittata and prosciutto-asparagus platter

I am not a fan of salmon, but I must admit this platter looks absolutely delicious!

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/28537/smoked+salmon+frittata+and+prosciutto+asparagus+platter

3. Roasted pears with prosciutto

Did someone say prosciutto ? I adore prosciutto. If I had to have prosciutto for breakfast, lunch and dinner, I would be completely fine with that.

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/19616/roasted+pears+with+prosciutto

Christmas Mains

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Jamie Oliver Recipes

  1.  Christmas Day Gravy 

When you read the words “gravy” and “not too tricky” in one sentence, then that gravy recipe is a must. Honestly, I have never had luck when it comes to making gravy, but I am excited to try Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Day recipe πŸ™‚

http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/turkey-recipes/christmas-day-gravy/#6LT4x5iGmedyjKJS.97

2.  Perfect Roast Potatoes 

They sure do look perfect. I am really craving these right now !!! A must for Christmas.

http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/perfect-roast-potatoes/#dQTssmbCMF8U5dQP.97

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3. Crackled roast pork with prosciutto and herb stuffing

I need to try this !!!! It looks delicious.

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/39891/crackled+roast+pork+with+prosciutto+and+herb+stuffing?ref=zone,christmas-mains

4. Honey mustard pork roast with apples and pan gravy 

I have always wanted to try a honey mustard pork roast, and I think I have finally found the perfect recipe πŸ˜€

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/29683/honey+mustard+pork+roast+with+apples+and+pan+gravy?ref=zone,christmas-mains

 

Christmas Sides

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  1. Roasted Vegetable Salad

Sweet, creamy, and absolutely delicious ! For those of you who prefer vegetable sides, this is one of the best!

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/41860/roasted+vegetable+salad?ref=gallery,843

2. Jewelled couscous salad

If you want to impress your guests, then the Jewelled couscous salad is the way to go ! Perfect for instagram too !

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/35664/jewelled+couscous+salad?ref=gallery,843

3. Cranberry stuffing balls

They look quite delicious, I think I might try making these this year.

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/18495/cranberry+stuffing+balls?ref=gallery,843

4. Pumpkin Bread

Definitely something different.

http://www.taste.com.au/gallery/these+sides+are+sure+to+impress+any+festive+guests,843?image=10547&ref=gallery,843

 

 

Christmas Desserts

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  1. The Pavlova Wreath

I absolutely ADORE Pavlova, so I was extremely excited when I saw a Christmas recipe.

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/39906/pavlova+wreath?ref=zone,christmas-desserts

       2.  Strawberries ‘n cream trifle 

My favourite flavour/smell is strawberries and cream (whether its a lolly, or body butter), and I love trifles. Combining the two would definitely create the perfect Christmas dessert for me (fingers crossed all goes well in the kitchen)

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/26426/strawberries+n+cream+trifle?ref=zone,christmas-desserts

3. Rocky Road Pudding

Honestly I feel like this is every kids dream come true !

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/20174/rocky+road+pudding?ref=zone,christmas-desserts

BBC Good Food 

4. Boozy chocolate bombes

They had me at “coffee sponges”. They look absolutely delicious!

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2768680/boozy-chocolate-bombes

5. BΓ»che de NoΓ«l

I am always up for trying foreign desserts , especially when they look this good!

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1799645/bche-de-nol

6. Millionaire’s ice cream bombe

MALTESERS !!!!!!  The ONLY time I would not eat this, is if it actually was a million dollars, but then again you never know. Desserts make people do crazy things.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/millionaires-ice-cream-bombe

 

And there you have it. Some of the Christmas recipes I came across, which I love, and which I am hoping to try. Have you come across any amazing recipes ? Share your thoughts below, and vote for your favourite course πŸ™‚

Lots of Love and Merry Wises,

Kiki xx

 

Christmas Playlist πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽπŸŽ€

ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT UNTIL CHRISTMAS !!!! Who’s excited ??? This past month I have been listening to Christmas songs on repeat. Below I have shared my top 5 Christmas albums, and my top ten songs on my Christmas playlist πŸ™‚ … Continue reading

Christmas Movies – Hallmark ChannelπŸŽ„ πŸ“½

I don’t know about you, but I love a good Christmas movie marathon, especially when I get to drink hot cocoa with LOTS of marshmallows- mmmmm <3πŸ˜‹ I love all Christmas movies, but some of my favourite Christmas movies are … Continue reading

Christmas Wishlist πŸŽ„πŸ“

I’ve never done this before, but I’ve decided to do it this year with my nieces – A Christmas Wish list πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽβ˜ƒ Its a fun activity to do with children, and something which they would really enjoy. I don’t feel … Continue reading

Advent Calendars πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸ“…πŸ«

This year we were a little late with opening our advent Calendars, so we had to fit 7 days worth of opening into one! This year we have 3 advent calendars – One  Direction, a kids beauty one, and a … Continue reading