World Famous Designers Make Christmas Cakes for Haagen Dazs.

Häagen Dazs Designer Christmas Cakes

Move over Gingerbread, here’s another Christmas confection to impress. Not many in the U.S. know that ice cream brand Häagen Dazs commissioned well-known interior, industrial and traditional designers, one for each eleven years from 2008-2019, to create uniquely beautiful and delicious Christmas ice cream cakes for the annual Häagen-Dazs Ice Show in France and for sale in France, Belgium, Amsterdam, London and Japan at the holidays. (more…)

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St. Pancras Is Pretty in Pink With The 2020 Tree of Hope.

el&N 2020 Tree of hope

The 2020 Christmas Tree at London’s St. Pancras International station is pretty in pink and carries a message of positivity. The 34ft tall “Tree of Hope” was designed in partnership with café chain EL&N and it features 1,200 meters of ribbon printed with quotes of love, hope and empathy from NHS staff and key workers. (more…)

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Meet The Tiny Owl Found In The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

owl found in chritsmas tree

We’re all in need of some Christmas cheer and this year it appears to have come in the form of an Owl in a Spruce rather than a Partridge in a Pear tree. This tiny Saw-whet owl, one of the smallest species of owl in the Northwest, hitched a ride on this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and was discovered dehydrated and hungry among the trees giant branches by one the tree’s transport workers. (more…)

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These Christmas Meals Are Made of Cookies! And You Can Order Them!

christmas cookie lunch

Handmade using chocolate, vanilla bean paste, sugar paste, edible paint, flour, eggs, butter, and sugar Natasha Collins of Nevie-Pie Cakes had created a full English Christmas meal made entirely of her delicious cookies. The Berkhamsted, England baker is an award winning cake designer and cookie artist with a published book to boot. (more…)

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Face Masks!

ugly christmas sweater face masks

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covid Christmas. With US cases rising dramatically in a third wave, we aren’t yet able to gather round the yule log or sing Christmas carols, for fear of breathing on one another. Instead along with mittens, earmuffs and other winter wear, we will be donning face masks. So here are a few that ought to get you – or those looking at you- into the holiday spirit. (more…)

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