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Halloween Preparations!

If you know me you'll know I love any reason to celebrate and have some fun with the kids. Halloween has become such a kids thing too! When I was a kid living near Pendle Hill it was THE THING to do to go up Pendle Hill on Halloween! And now we live in Lancaster where the famous Pendle Witches met their fate.... It's hard not to want to have fun with it! (Pendle Witches)

BUT... The kids are still a bit young for tramping up the Hill in the dark and the damp, and a bit too young to appreciate the history of Lancaster Castle, that'll be stuff I'll do with them when they are a bit older. This year we're going to visit the "Brick or Treat" experience at Lego Discovery in Manchester. I'll make a post on that later.

What we have been doing is MAKING AND BAKING! We've made:


  • Chocolate Apples
  • Chocolate & Jelly Fangs
  • Jelly Brains, Skulls and Cross Bones
  • Gingerbread Halloween Shapes
  • Red Velvet Graveyard Cake
  • Card Halloween Characters
  • Pumpkin Carving


We even made a proper little cooking show on YouTube for my Cooking With The Kids thingie (ok, final edits in progress, I want them in their costumes eating some of the treats they made before I publish it)

Here's a sneak peak!





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