Annmarie Ridgway

Posts by Annmarie Ridgway

Something to make you jump at Christmas.

      Sometimes at Christmas, we would like to have something to make us feel not so Christmasy. Something that is not all gooey and fluffy and just for a little while, allowing our minds to recoop and realise that we dont always have to be in a food comma for 3-4 days. When
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Christmas facts and traditions around the world.

Christmas facts and traditions around the world.

  Some more facts and traditions from England and around the world. 1 – The Germans made the first artificial tree out of dyed goose feathers. 2 – Each year more that 3 billions christmas cards are sent in the US alone. 3 – All gifts in the ’12 days of christmas’ equal 364 gifts.
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Over excited Christmas Children

  We all know what the excitement of Christmas can bring when your a child. We have all experienced the idea of excitement around the festive time and even though we do not want to take these memories from them, we all want them to have fun. We dont want the children to crash and
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How to look good or not at a Christmas Party

  So you have decided that you will be going to the Party, that is one hurdle over come. The next is to try and decide what would be appropriate for the party with out breaking the bank. The main staple item that most ladies have in the wardrobe are little black dresses, or red
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Christmas Party

One of the big questions around the season is the Christmas office party. Do you go or not. This is really something that only you can decide, you need to do what feels right for you. As we know the office party can either be a great night or a complete flop. My sister works
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Unusal Christmas Facts

Here are just a few little facts that you may or may not know. I enjoyed researching this topic and i could have added some stranger facts but i thought that this may have been a tad to far. Santa Claus was not created by Coke Cola. There are many rumours of who created Santa
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Top Wedding tips (G)

    Groom’s cake A tradition that comes from America, a groom’s cake – will sit near the wedding cake or on a separate table at the reception. it is a fun addition and normally represents his hobbies or likes. Do you remember the film ‘Steele Magnolia’s’ The groom’s cake in that was an armadillo,
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Rain on your Wedding Day!

  When you organise your wedding, everything that you can control, you control. However the one thing that always holds a big question mark is the weather, now depending in the date of your wedding you may be able to have a good guess. For example you would like to think that in the middle
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Christmas Tree

The Christmas Tree is usually an Evergreen conifer, the customs of the Christmas Tree was developed in early Germany but other resources can date this as far back as the 16th century, where devout Christians would bring a tree through to the house. The rest of the world took an interest during the second half
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Christmas Food

Sometimes at Christmas we all get lost in our words and eat the same thing time over and over again. So i decided to have a look at some of the traditions around the world. In Albania they eat rice cooked on Christmas eve and it contains a wheat flour, pumpkins, walnuts, veg oil or
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