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Busy little Christmas bee!

So you know that point when you realise that Christmas is actually next week, not the week after…..well, that hit me this week! Are you guys ready for Christmas?

I got all of my pressies wrapped today, started making the chocolates for Christmas gifts and made the boxes for the chocolates using my fabulous new We R Memory Keepers gift box punch board. I just need to finish making the chocolates (4 more batches!) and make the tags for the gift boxes and that job is done but I can’t do it completely until next week really as the chocolates need to be as fresh as possible.

On Tuesday I’ll be making some mince pies, and then other than actually taking part in Christmas that should be the prep done as my wonderful mother in law is cooking lunch for us.

So whilst I’m being a crazily busy bee at the moment I’m having a great time with lots of craftiness, I hope you are too xx

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Been busy and awol!

So it would appear that when I start a new craft I get so obsessed with it that I forget to blog about it! I’ve been busy testing out chocolate recipes for my crafty Christmas gifts this year. Here are the different flavours I’ve made so far:

I have made prosecco truffles

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These are salted caramels

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These were chocolate orange truffles

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The favourites so far were lemon & lime white chocolate hand rolled truffles – this was my own recipe so I was quite pleased with that!

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The last ones I made were gingerbread Caramels. This picture shows that I do make then from scratch!

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My next big decision is which flavours to make as gifts. The guys in the office have been very helpful in testing the flavours for me and I now have my shiny new box maker and promise to share pictures of the finished goodies once I’ve given them out at Christmas.

Are you making anything for anyone this Christmas? Let me know x

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