St. Patrick’s Day: get into the green scene


You don’t have to go to Ireland to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Whether you’re planning a party to celebrate or just fancy showing some good old Éire go Brách, it’s time to go green! Continue reading


British Pie Week: get your bake on

British Pie Week 2018

If you love pies as much as we do, you’ll already know that 5 March marks the first day of British Pie Week 2018. What started out as a catchy marketing campaign by a ready-made pasty company has now turned into a national event. Pie sellers from all over the United Kingdom submit their encrusted inventions for a week-long celebration of the family favourite.

The actual awards take place on 7 March in Melton Mowbray, home of the pork pie. But if you can’t make it to the Leicestershire finals, how can you get involved? Why not bake a unique creation at home, or even host a pie party for friends and relatives?

Here’s a slice of our favourites to help you prepare that culinary masterpiece. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day ideas


Have you entered our Valentine’s Day competition yet? Head over to for your chance to win!

Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, so couples may want to plan a cosy night in to take the pressure off a big date on a ‘school night’. For the singletons among us, there’s a growing trend of celebrating with all those you love: friends, family, and even pets.

Whatever your 14th February looks like this year, celebrate your way. Continue reading

Show the big freeze the door

keep warm in winter
Temperatures are dropping in the UK with flurries of snow and icy winds forecast throughout January. With this in mind, we invite you to warm up with our super-hot prices on all things cosy for you and your family. Continue reading