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King Cake!

For the past few years, I’ve been making this Pecan Praline King Cake for Mardi Gras.

The pronunciation of “pecan” and “praline” vary depending on where you are in the country, so good luck ever describing this cake to a group of people without causing a debate. 105 more words

Day 6 - Ben's Poem - new verse...

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Ben Starling


This Italian recipe is very common in this period for the carnival. In my region they are called: “Frappe” but in other regions of Italy they could be called: “Chiacchere” (small talks) or “Bugie” (lies). 282 more words


Fasching – a celebration of costumes, parades and Krapfen

Fasching is big in Europe. You may have also heard of it as ‘Carnival’ and every place seems to have a slightly different name and slightly different traditions going on. 470 more words


Pancake day

“I can’t believe it’s pancake day already – it’s really creped up on us this year!”

Text received from youngest son first thing yesterday morning. 69 more words


Books at Bedtime 2016

For the 3 weeks before half term, we ran the Books at Bedtime competition at school in FS and KS1. Everyone had to read books at bedtime for three weeks with their families and record them on the special sheets. 184 more words

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