World Chocolate Day – Win a Chocolate Hamper from Choc Affair

Today – the 7th of July is World Chocolate Day. A day that is all about celebrating the wonderful chocolate of the world. It isn’t only about chocolate bars, it is a celebration of all things chocolatey. Chocolate is one of the most popular treats and there are so many different varieties of chocolate. Chocolate bars to chocolate cake, chocolate covered fruit to chocolate ice cream. There is something that will appeal to every chocolate lover. The day can be celebrated in a variety of different ways, of course, but the most common way to celebrate World Chocolate Day is to choose a delightful chocolate treat and indulge. Whether its buying a chocolate cake from the bakery, eating some chocolate ice cream in the sunshine or simply eating some chocolate bars. I am definitely a chocoholic and I love nothing more than eating some delicious chocolate. There is an array… View Post

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Win a Make You Own Chocolate Bundle with what2buy4kids

When it comes to buying gifts for children it can be a minefield. what2buy4kids.co.uk certainly takes the headache out of buying gifts. The website has great search functions, you can search via age, gender or by toy type. E is six soon as are many of her friends. By using the websites search function I have found some amazing gifts for that age. Most of the gifts they sell I wouldn’t find in my local toy shops. I love some of the novelty gifts they sell, particularly the make your own chocolate items. The make our own London looks fantastic and I know E would love it. what2buy4kids.co.uk is a great website and I totally recommend it when looking to buy gifts. The lovely people at what2buyforkids are offering one of my readers the opportunity to win the most amazing ‘make your own’ chocolate bundle. The prize consist of a Make… View Post

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Advent Calendar’s For Children

We are hurtling towards the most magical time of the year, Christmas. It’s only a few weeks away now until the countdown to Christmas begins and the advent season is well upon us. Some form of the Advent Calendar has been used for more than 150 years and becomes increasingly popular every year. From a traditional calendar to calendars that feature popular collectibles and themes, there is an advent calendar for everyone. As a little girl I used to love opening a door on my chocolate advent calendar to see what Christmas shape chocolate was hiding behind it, this little treat was a great way to countdown to Christmas and before I knew it I was opening the last door – which was always the largest chocolate which meant it was Christmas Eve and If I had been a good girl Father Christmas would be coming to our house that night. Advent calendars… View Post

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Advent Calendars for Adults

In recent years a range of adult advent calendars have come on the market. You can choose from chocolate, make up and even alcohol. Here are some of the calendars that are available to buy. There are some great ones! It’s not too late to treat yourself or your partner to a luxury advent calendar. The Body Shop Advent Calendar – 25 Days Ultimate Calendar   This extra-special calendar features a beauty surprise behind every door. The calendar is filled with a selection of your favourite beauty treats; from body care and skin care, to make-up and accessories. This advent calendar is a great way to pamper yourself this December. This advent calendar retails at £99, however you get £214 worth of products. This is great if you are a Body Shop fan. You can purchase the calendar in store and online. Yankee Candle Wreath Advent Calendar The Yankee Candle Advent Calendar is… View Post

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Confessions of a Chocoholic Afternoon Tea, Hilton London, Park Lane

During my recent trip to London my friend and I went for afternoon tea at the Hilton on Park Lane, I had won this wonderful experience earlier in the year, so this visit to London was the perfect time to use it. When we arrived at the hotel once we were seated a very friendly man began explaining all of the options on the menu and checking to see if there were any dietary requirements. They then brought us an assortment of teas to look at and smell which excited us both greatly. I went for a Hilton Royal English tea and my friend opted for the Dragon Pearl Jasmine tea. After we had chosen our tea’s, it all started to get very exciting, we were presented with the most beautiful open finger sandwiches. They were absolutely delicious and quite large compared to other finger sandwiches.The sandwich selection included prawn cocktail, ham and… View Post

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