October 2017

  • Quick, Easy & Affordable Halloween Treats

    By now you know that I love Halloween and since my birthday is the day before Halloween, I like to go all out. Over the years I have found really quick ways to trick-out some treats, so I’ve compiled a list of my favourites that genuinely are cheap and easy to do. Jelly Brains I picked up this brain jelly…

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  • Halloween Treats with Haribo

    I love Halloween and I love sweets. October 30th is also my birthday, so I basically spend the whole month binging on sweets and cake, using “it’s almost my birthday” or “it’s almost Halloween” as my excuse. Not that anyone needs an excuse. Eat the cake if you want the cake. I think most people have their ‘treat months’. Some…

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  • Taffy Mail – Get American Candy in the Mail

    I’ve tested out my fair share of subscription boxes over the years but I think I’ve just found THE BEST one! One, filled with candy! And not just any candy that you can buy from the corner shop – American candy! When we lived in Peterborough, there was a shop that sold all sorts of American sweeties, cereal and soda.…

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  • Halloween with Fred’s Box

    Earlier this year, I discovered Fred’s Box. At the time, they sold subscription (and once off) boxes with the cutest mini block figurines but they have since expanded and now offer bunch of different themed boxes, packed with all sorts of fun kids toys AND OOSHIES! Some of the boxes that they offer now are… Fred’s Boxes These are available…

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  • How to Tie Dye – A Beginners Guide

    This is a comprehensive beginners guide on how to tie dye, including 8 different tie dye patterns. BEFORE YOU TIE DYE Before venturing into the magically colourful world of tie dye, there are a few things to remember: 1. Use 100% cotton fabric. 2. Avoid fabric that has been treated to be stain resistant. 3. Always wash your fabric with…

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  • Zombie Jelly Shots

    Last year, I picked up the most epic shot glasses from Wilko (similar ones here) but never got to use them. Then, this year, while browsing the Halloween section at Tesco, I saw a really cool brain jelly mould (same mould here) and an idea popped into my head. What if I filled the shot glasses with green jelly, and…

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