• Piccolo Foods’ Favourite 1st Birthday Cakes

    May 26, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Uncategorised

    Got your little one’s big 1st birthday coming up? We love celebrating birthdays – and by birthdays, we mean cake – so we’ve pulled together some of our favourite birthday cakes, made using our Piccolo pouches!

    These delicious birthday cakes are easy to make (if we can, you can), look impressive (step aside Mary Berry) and fun for your older kids to get involved with too (great way to focus their energy).

    Important notice, these cakes …


  • How to host a virtual Baby Shower

    April 15, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Things To Do

    Since the day you found out that your loved one was pregnant, you’ve probably been planning a Baby Shower to celebrate their new little life. Unfortunately, with the arrival of Covid-19, things may be feeling a little scarier than you expected and for expectant parents, the support of those around them can seem so far away. While we socially distance, there are ways to feel closer than ever to the people who mean the most …


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    How to celebrate your child’s birthday in lockdown 

    April 7, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Parenting, Party, Things To Do

    We all want our children to have the most memorable birthdays and their party is always the highlight of their year, so what do you do when your little one’s birthday falls within a global pandemic and nationwide lockdown? Don’t worry, as gifting experts we have put together a few ways to ensure your kid has the best birthday ever! 

    Whether you feel like you’re missing out on the chance to celebrate that all important first …


  • How to Make the Perfect Pom Pom Garland

    April 29, 2019Celebrate with us, How to, Party

    Have you ever wondered how to make your own soft and fluffy pom pom garland? It’s the perfect accessory to brighten up your kids’ room, living space, garden or birthday party and the best thing is that they’re so easy to make! Just simply follow the steps below and you’ll be a master in no time.

     You will need:

    A pom pom maker (available online)
    Large sharp scissors
    Small scissors
    A few different colours of wool
    Strong string
    White wool
    Large needle


    Follow these …


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    6 Adorable Children’s Party Themes and Perfect Gift Ideas

    March 6, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to hosting your child’s birthday party, it can be hard to know where to start. If you want to give them a birthday they’ll never forget then choose a children’s party theme that’s guided by their own special interests. It’s also the perfect chance to let the little kid in yourself come out too! To help you out, we’ve come up with a list of 6 adorable children’s party themes and the …


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    3 easy cake decorating tips that will make your cakes look amazing | With Lola’s Cupcakes

    February 27, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to decorating a cake, it can be a daunting challenge. Do you need to be a
    professional dessert baker? An artist? A miracle maker?… Well the answer is no! We’ve shared
    some of our top tips for cake decorating with ease. So, you needn’t worry about your
    buttercreams, sprinkles or piping bags.

    Using a Piping Bag:

    At Lola’s we prefer to use disposable piping bags to pipe our finishes. To prepare you piping
    bag, slip the nozzle/tip into …


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    How to Throw a Party Everyone Will Love | With Les Enfants

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Party

    With over 15 years’ experience organising children’s events and parties I always start the planning process with this brief in mind. “To organise a party that firstly appeals to the birthday child and their guests but also takes the stress away from the parents and ensures they enjoy the experience just as much!”

    Often we meet with our clients and their children, to get direction from the birthday child about their ideas for their special day.  For …


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    How to Make the Perfect Easter Biscuits | With Biscuiteers

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Food & Drink, Party

    Whether you’ve got an upcoming baby shower, children’s birthday party or want to start preparing for your Easter celebrations, hand-made biscuits make the perfect addition. We’ve teamed up with our experts in biscuit decorating, Biscuiteers, to show you how to make delicious and beautifully decorated treats for Easter.

    Biscuiteers easy vanilla biscuit recipe


    Makes 24-30

    350g plain flour
    100g self-raising flour
    125g granulated sugar
    125g salted butter softened, diced
    125g golden syrup
    1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste
    1 large egg lightly beaten


    How to make …