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Christmas Carole Answers: What to serve as a light starter on Christmas Day…

Christmas Carole Answers: What to serve as a light starter on Christmas Day…

There is no shame in over-indulging at Christmas, we all know it happens! However, if you are playing hostess this year, you certainly don’t want everyone to be stuffed with food before you present the main event; a proudly bronzed turkey is a must at Christmas in our house (psssst…. It’s actually Mr C’s favourite!)...
Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Songs

Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Songs

Darlings, darlings, darlings! Christmas is not a time for rules, but if ever there was a rule for how to have a smashing Christmas, put simply (with cheeky reference to one of my number one Christmas ditties) it would be this: Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End)! I don’t care what any Christmas Grinches...
The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

Come now, don’t be a Scrooge, embrace the joy of Christmas wholeheartedly! I love the festive cheer that comes with excessive amounts of celebratory feasting with all of my family and friends. Tis’ the season to indulge after all – and it’s always the season in Casa Claus! But both Mr C and I know...
How I Make: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

How I Make: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a throng of heart-warming hot drinks to boost the Christmas spirit (spirit being the operative word; as my tipple of choice!) At a party, you should have something for everyone, and my favourite indulgence is most certainly a crowd pleaser – especially with a little tot of booze! But...
Tracy's Skincare Picks

Tracy’s Skincare Picks

Our Senior Beauty Buyer, Tracy Van Heusden, shares her must-have skincare products this month. With over 15 year’s industry experience, Tracy is well versed in separating the beauty fab from the beauty fad!     Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Gold Restorative Capsules visibly improves skin tone and clarity whilst supporting the skin’s own natural collagen levels...
Biba by London College of Fashion

Biba by London College of Fashion

Biba is celebrating it’s second Birthday since its re launch at House of Fraser. To celebrate, we asked aspiring film makers and Illustrators at London College of Fashion to create a video about iconic House of Fraser Brand Biba . Here’s what they came up with….  Show which video is your favourite by voting or...
Happy Birthday House of Fraser: Vanilla Birthday Cake with Strawberries & Cream

Happy Birthday House of Fraser: Vanilla Birthday Cake with Strawberries & Cream

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating a birthday today! As you may have  gathered from our Facebook page, today marks the 5th birthday of Houseoffraser.co.uk. So, in honour of the occasion we present to you our original recipe for a deliciously moist and milky sweet birthday sponge cake. Frost the cake with a thick slathering of vanilla...
A House of Fraser girl in Paris: Caramelised Milk & Honey Madeleines with Lime

A House of Fraser girl in Paris: Caramelised Milk & Honey Madeleines with Lime

A summer holiday typically involves a sandy beach of some sort and whilst this can be wonderful, many do also enjoy the cultural diversions and glamorous hotspots synonymous with a stylish city break. And, as most of central London unexpectedly seems rather quiet whilst the glorious whirlwind of the Games comes to a pinnacle, I...
Home colour trend: Beautiful shades of grey

Home colour trend: Beautiful shades of grey

This chic shade has become famous thanks to a certain book you may have heard of, but let’s forget about the x-rated literature for just a second.  Grey is the new black and  it’s everywhere from fashion to homeware. Sexy and sophisticated, the colour grey and all its shades (see what I did there), teamed...
Go for Gold: Great British Golden Sponge Cupcakes

Go for Gold: Great British Golden Sponge Cupcakes

… With a surprise Union Jack-inspired Filling and Buttercream Frosting! Get set for a weekend of fun and games as the most prolific National event of the year kicks off in London. How will you be celebrating the Games? You might have front row tickets and be busy packing for a pre-event picnic or simply...
Micro Trend: Printed T-Shirts

Micro Trend: Printed T-Shirts

We all know about the big trends each season don’t we? The ones that appear on the catwalk and then filter down onto the high-street eventually ending up in our wardrobes. But did you know about micro trends? These are the ones that are not dictated by any design house or supermodel. Spread by fashionistas...
Pinterest. The NEW Social Networking Site

Pinterest. The NEW Social Networking Site

House of Fraser is part of the wonderful world of Pinterest! If you’re not familiar with the ever popular social networking site, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge as it’s about to be come the next VERY big thing. Pinterest works like a series of digital moodboards, allowing you to form virtual scrapbooks...