Homemade

Christmas Dinner - Nine Months to Make, Nine Minutes to Eat

Sian Breslin | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

This is a quick low down on the main components of Christmas Dinner and why we should take pleasure in every mouthful of the most anticipated dinner of the year.

Family Dinner - Together Is Better by Far

Sian Breslin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Did your children eat the same meal as you. If the answer is yes, well done you. I am sure you managed to cook the meal from scratch, refused to buy... highly processed children's lunch box snacks from the chilled compartments in the supermarket and a takeaway is a rare treat for special occasion. You should be extremely proud because what you're doing is best for your kids.

A Sup of Soup - Canned Soup vs Homemade

Sian Breslin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

'Only the pure of heart, can make good soup'. So says a little man named Ludwig van Beethoven. In fairness, I am not sure whether he is the soup expert, but his comments certainly don't say much about the makers of canned, dehydrated, pouched and chilled soups.

The Porridge Test - Homemade or Readymade?

Sian Breslin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

It is porridge season after all. In line with some other blog posts that I have been doing, I decided to check out some of the store bought 'quick' versions and see how the cost, nutritional value and convenience stacks up against the homemade variety.

Party Like Your Ancestors This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Can you imagine what Christmas might be like without television, copious amounts of booze and an Xbox? If not, then it might be time to put away t...

Home(Made) For The Holidays

Tana Wojczuk | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tana Wojczuk

A free-for-all Christmas has had a surprisingly deep impact on my family and myself. It's not just that we save money, which we do, but we also approach the holidays with a sense of fun that we lost for a few years (beginning when we grew out of being children). This playfulness is a symptom of an even stronger emotional reaction--a feeling of having more than enough.

The Homemade Mama shaping the world

Joanna Papageorgiou | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Papageorgiou

Jolie O'Dell, a technology writer with Mashable wrote the following on Twitter a couple of months ago: women: Stop making startups about fashion, sho...