Advent Calendar – 3rd December

22 days to go!

... and the bells were ringing out for Lynn and Kate

P.S. We miss you Kate!

Christmas Book of the Day

Gizzi's Season's Eatings

No one loves a get-together more than Gizzi, so in her latest book she shows you how to create delicious, crowd-pleasing fare for every occasion. Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, a New Year's brunch or a frightful feast for Halloween: whatever the occasion, you will find something special to share with the ones you love. Recipes include Boxing Day turkey mole enchiladas, Bonfire night sausage casserole, Thanksgiving clambake and Dense chocolate Christmas cake. (Description from

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Gizzi's Season's Eatings

Christmas Word of the Day


A spiced ale or mulled wine drink during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve.

Term also refers to lively and noisy festivities involving the consumption of plentiful amounts of alcohol in revelry.


Did you know?

Jingle Bells...

James Pierpont's 1857 song Jingle Bells was first called One Horse Open Sleigh and was written for Thanksgiving.

Jingle Bells sheet music