Foodie Fun in Bologna – Blue Skies & Gelato

Foodie Fun in Bologna – Blue Skies & Gelato

After visiting Italy for the first time last Autumn, I knew that I had to return. When the Hotel Touring, a small family run hotel in Bologna asked Kat Molesworth (of Blogtacular fame) and I if we would like to visit them in Italy’s foodie capital- I didn’t think twice! Flights from London to Bologna are quite frequent and fairly inexpensive…

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Custard Cream Biscuit Freakshake by Nikki McWilliams

Biscuit Freakshakes

Inspired by Australian cafe, Pâtissez‘s totally awesome and rather monstrous milkshakes (quite aptly nicknamed, “Freakshakes” which we’ll be calling them from now) we had a go at making our own. There’s nothing we like more than getting creative with our favourite biscuits- especially when the results are edible! We invented 3 varieties- the first (pictured above and below) is our Custard…

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2016 Seconds Sale

2016 Seconds Sale

Clear a space on your sofa and set your alarm for 7am on Friday the 29th of January: our legendary seconds sale is happening! We have the highest production standards- which means that sometimes there are products that don’t make the final cut. Printing onto fabric can be a tricky business- and every now and then we spot tiny imperfections in our…

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2015 Highlights

2015 Highlights

Every year (stretching right back to 2011) I’ve taken the time to look back on the year that’s coming to an end- with a run down of my personal highlights. The image above is from 2015bestnine.com– a nifty wee site that collates your most popular instagram photos from throughout the year. For me, 2015 has been colourful and filled with…

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DIY Kinder Slices

DIY Kinder Slices

We’re starting to wind down after a busy festive season here at Biscuit HQ- we’re still packing and posting orders (right up until December 22nd!) but I took some time out last night to bake us some treats to keep us going.  A long time ago now (I must have been a little girl!) you could buy these cake & milk…

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DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

I posted an instagram of this year’s Tunnocks inspired festive DIY yesterday (last year’s Teacake Christmas Puddings are still one of my most popular pins EVER!)- and I wanted to share a few pointers on how I made my festive Tunnocks Teacake Wreath. This is the first living wreath that I’ve attempted to make- and It was much less tricky…

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Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

It’s that time of year again! Things are getting seriously festive here at Biscuit HQ– we’ve got a batch of gingerbread in the oven and our winter favourite cinnamon Chai is brewing in the kitchen. To make sure that you’ve got all of the info you need to plan your Christmas shopping– we’ve made a note of the worldwide last…

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Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Thanks to everyone who got in touch via social media about Part 1 of my Thomson Holidays #BiscuitCruise post- I’m so glad you enjoyed reading about our adventures! In the second installment of our journey we sailed from Naples onto Citavecchia (for Rome), the little town of Ajaccio on the French Island of Corsica and lastly to Palamos in mainland Spain….

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Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 1

Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 1

What a week we’ve had! Those who follow us on social media will have seen snippets of our adventures across the Western Med- on our Biscuit Cruise with Thomson Holidays! Our goal: to seek out the best local teatime treats from across 6 (count ’em!) destinations in the space of one week- using the grand Thomson Dream as our rather…

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A Biscuit Cruise Adventure!

A Biscuit Cruise Adventure!

Back in June this year whilst visiting London for my favourite creative blogging conference, Blogtacular, I pitched an idea for a holiday to the good folks at Thomson. Nicky and Christian (pictured above) had arranged a section of the Royal Institute to look just like an airplane to set the scene- and throughout the day they were on the look out for bloggers to…

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Fiesta DIY: Crafting with Pinterest’s 2nd Birthday Party

Fiesta DIY: Crafting with Pinterest’s 2nd Birthday Party

At the end of week I was invited to Pinterest‘s London HQ to help them celebrate their UK office’s 2nd Birthday.  The party was Fiesta themed- so I whipped up a fun DIY activity for party goers to dabble with while they sipped margaritas  and munched nachos: Bold, embellished cactus cosies! The rooftop of Pinterest’s East London offices were decked our…

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