Friday, 23 December 2011

'twas almost christmas...


...and i was sorting out the finishing touches of my first ever christmas dinner. last year i was allowed to do the starter, but this year the whole thing. even breakfast! and i can't wait! :)




Friday, 2 December 2011

Lifestyle Brand Next Launch Christmas Cookware for Budding Bakers

Next are excited to launch their latest Christmas cookware additions to their 2011 festive collection. With the Great British Bake Off, National Baking Week and designer cupcake shops sweeping the country, baking mad Brits are keener than ever to make homemade treats in time to enjoy at Christmas.
Next’s own well-reviewed baking tools and kitchen essentials include hand mixers, blenders and knife blocks as well as quirky popcorn makers and chocolate fountains. There are also a great change of Salter vintage scales, Pyrex measuring jugs and mixing bowls and Tala pastry and cookie cutter sets.

For easy-to-make cupcakes, the Next Cupcake Maker at £20 is a pretty pink non stick machine which comes with a cupcake recipe guide and can make up to 7 mini cakes at once. What’s more, the vintage inspired cake stands and cake decorating sets mean you can add festive decorations and display them for your Christmas guests to enjoy.

Whether you make a Christmas cake, cookies or simply treat yourself to a box of liqueurs, the range of Christmas tableware including runners, centrepieces and dinner sets mean you can make your Christmas feast a special one.
What’s more, for the little ones who like to play pretend baking, the children’s toy selection at next.co.uk has ever popular pretend afternoon tea sets, kitchen accessory sets, toy mixers, cute aprons and the Moon Sand bake shop.

Shoppers can also enjoy the new Christmas delivery dates on Next’s new homeware arrivals, discover seasonal living room furniture such as newly arrived sofas or perhaps update bedroom furniture or in time for the New Year. With a 5 day delivery promise throughout the year, the Christmas delivery dates have been finalised as 14th November for Made to Order furniture or 16th December.

To enjoy the full Christmas cookware collection and enjoy the full baking range, click onto www.next.co.uk/christmas/