The Best (and Worst) Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and what better way to spend the next few weeks than reminiscing about memorable presents received in the past! When your children are very little, their thoughtful (and often bizarre) gifts are always the ones to smile about the most. We’ve been catching up with top mummy bloggers to find

Unique Pancake Recipes

Pancakes are a breakfast favourite! Did you know that 22 million extra eggs are used on Pancake Day in the UK every year? Satisfy your pancake cravings with our pick of the best unique pancake recipes around. Bacon and Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Nutella Maple Syrup This rich recipe is the ultimate indulgence – and

History of Pancake Day

Pancake Day, known as Shrove Tuesday, is the day before the start of Lent – the 40 day fast before Easter. Pancake Day occurs either in February or March, depending on when Ash Wednesday is. ‘Shrove’ is derived from the Old English word ‘Shrive’, which means to confess our sins; Anglo Saxon Christians used to

10 unusual facts about Valentine’s Day

If you’ve got Valentine’s Day on the brain, you might be wondering where it all started. Have a read of our favourite facts while pondering what to get for your loved one! In Victorian times, signing a Valentine’s Day card was considered bad luck. In the 1800s, physicians would advise their patients to eat chocolate

Spicers’ Valentine’s Date Night Food Guide

As the old adage goes, the best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach! So this Valentine’s Day, what romantic recipes and tips and tricks can you use for a truly memorable date night? Here’s our top choices! Mood Food Where better to introduce foods rich in aphrodisiacs than on Valentine’s Day? Aphrodisiac

Six fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your kids

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate your relationship with your partner. However if you’re looking for ideas to incorporate your children into the celebrations, have a read of our top ideas for celebrating with your whole family.  1. A Valentine’s baking morning Get together to bake some love-themed treats. A box of heart

Places To Propose

So, the time in your life has come where you’ve met that special someone, and you want to pop the question… Where are the best places to propose to your fiancée or fiancé? Paris: The Pont Neuf If you want an Eiffel Tower alternative, the archaic Pont Neuf bridge is ideal! The Pont Neuf is

Snacks to make using your Christmas hamper treats

Before indulging in your Spicers Christmas hamper, have a read of our suggestions for how to make the most of the treats inside. Below are three simple snack ideas to try – that’s unless you’ve already dived into your delicious basket of goods!  Parmesan and pepper oatcakes and cream cheese snacks 200g cream cheese 4