Christmas

With the temptation of technology at our fingertips, how can we encourage children to write more letters? Rosy Edwards finds out Thank-you letters: three words...
Carole Middleton

Photography: Sarah Winborn Take your family festivities up a notch with these fun and easy-to-plan ideas from Carole Middleton Christmas with the children is always...
parlour games

Answers on a postcard, please. No peeking! Georgina Blaskey reveals the parlour games guaranteed to bring a little cheer to Christmas Day Ditch the iPad, turn off...

Create the best Christmas treats with these winter-inspired recipes from Annabel Karmel Throwing a party this holiday season and in need of some fabulously festive...

CHRISTMAS JUMPER BISCUITS Prep: 45-60 minutes Cook: 60 minutes Makes: 10-12 biscuits 250g butter, softened 150g golden caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg yolk 300g plain...

HOT CHOC SNOWMEN Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 5 minutes Makes: 3 hot chocolates Hot chocolate 1 litre milk 4 tbsp drinking chocolate Sugar to taste (optional) Snowmen Pretzel sticks 9 medium size...

FESTIVE PUFF PIZZA Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15-20 minutes Makes: 3 pizzas 1 x  ready-made puff pastry sheet 1 heaped tbsp cream cheese 1 heaped tbsp pesto 3 cherry tomatoes, sliced Fresh...

NORTH POLE PENGUINS Prep: 20-30 minutes (excluding freezing time) Cook: 2-5 minutes Makes: 6 Banana Penguins 3 bananas 18 orange M&Ms White ready to roll icing Chocolate icing pen Peel...

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Mum of one, Meriel Miller and daughter Emilia test drive the Stokke Scoot My little Emilia is now two-and-a-half so I was on the hunt...

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