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May – Lily of the Valley

Over the last year I have been posting about customs and traditions from each month, which has been really interesting.  May was my first customs and traditions post, so I thought I’d try a year of focussing on ‘birth flowers’ each month.  I will … Continue reading

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A Calendar of Bakes – An afternoon of cake and history in Cambridge

Firstly… Happy 1st Birthday to my blog!  Thank you to everyone following my blog and for the lovely comments on my posts over the last year.  I am really enjoying posting here and look forward to posting more.  I have also … Continue reading

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Twelve Traditions of Christmas, Pt 5 – Mince Pies/Turkey and Stockings

Happy Christmas to my followers and anyone who happens across this post in the next few days!  I hope you all have a lovely festive season! Mince Pies & Turkey I’m sure many of you have already enjoyed the odd … Continue reading

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Twelve Traditions of Christmas, Pt 3 – Christmas Crackers and Mistletoe

Christmas Crackers A French Bon Bon and a crackle from a fire became the accidental inspiration for the Christmas Cracker just over 150 years ago. If Tom Smith, a baker from London, had not taken a trip to Paris we would not have the customary fun of … Continue reading

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November – Stir Up Sunday

Just a short post this month…I will be making up for it in December, haha! Have you thought about making your own Christmas Pudding?  Fancy having a go this year?  Gather all those ingredients together now as the day for … Continue reading

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