august Blogs

Getting Ready for the August Bank Holiday Weekend

I'm just planning what I need to buy in for next weekend. It's going to be busy as I've decided to break with tradition this year and instead of waiting for Stir-up Sunday, I'm going to make my Christmas Cake and Christmas Puddings over the August Bank Holiday...

Jam for Christmas

This is the seasons for blackberries, blueberries, cherries, nectarines, plums and strawberries and with these long summer evenings now is the perfect time to make jars of jam to give as gifts to your friends and family at Christmas. If you don't save your jam jars...

Do you know someone with a birthday at Christmas?

Last year I wrote a blog which talked about how to deal with people who celebrate their birthday at Christmas.  If your birthday is at Christmas then it often just gets mixed up and lost with the Christmas celebrations and people can end up feeling a little...