Achievements of 2018 – What’s Coming in 2019

Happy New Year. I hope you all had a good festive break and are now looking forward to this new year with optimism. I started Tea and Cake for the Soul in 2015 predominantly to share my self-help tips for mental health and tell my USA road trip stories.  I didn't have any intention of … Continue reading Achievements of 2018 – What’s Coming in 2019


Blogmas 2018 Completed

Blogmas was the last thing on my mind after completing Blogtober, but in the final hour, I decided to take part in this blogging challenge. One post every day for the month of December. 23 brand new posts and eight updated posts that fit in with the theme of Christmas and giving. All the usual … Continue reading Blogmas 2018 Completed

Merry Christmas!

Good morning everyone! Merry Christmas to you all. I hope you have a lovely day or if you find this time of year a struggle, I hope you will find it at least bearable and will have someone to share it with. Thank you all for your support this year. Thanks for all the comments, … Continue reading Merry Christmas!

My YouTube Christmas Eve Playlist

I've already shared some alternative Christmas albums with you but why not check out my YouTube channel to listen to my Christmas Eve Playlist. It's a mix of original Christmas tunes with one of two covers of traditional songs, all with a rockabilly, psychobilly or ska vibe. Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel while you are … Continue reading My YouTube Christmas Eve Playlist

Netflix Christmas Movies

Unfortunately, I've been laid up the last couple of weeks with illness, but it does mean I've had the pleasure of having a huge Netflix Christmas movie binge. Check out my favourites. I really enjoyed: The Christmas Chronicles Christmas Inheritance The Princess Switch The Christmas Prince A Wish for Christmas Angel of Christmas Deck the … Continue reading Netflix Christmas Movies

I Saw the Real Santa Claus

I loved Christmas as a kid, all the magic and the belief in Father Christmas. It's not quite the same as a grown-up is it? That's until I saw the real Santa Claus. Have you ever seen him? Take a look and see what you think. I've been fortunate enough to spend Christmas in California … Continue reading I Saw the Real Santa Claus

11 Christmas & Birthday Gifts for Book Lovers

Even in this modern digital age, I believe that giving books as gifts are still as popular as ever.  As a book lover, I think they make perfect gifts for Christmas. Who else remembers getting an annual every year with their Christmas stockings as a child? Or giving or receiving The Fireside Book, or the … Continue reading 11 Christmas & Birthday Gifts for Book Lovers