Monthly Archives: April 2017

How To Make Your Own Sprinkles! 

Whether sweetly adorning fairy cakes, liberally scattered over mountainous scoops of ice-cream, or surreptitiously dusted on your morning toast — sprinkles, if you’re a kid – or a kid at heart, at least, seem imbued with the power to make everything taste like the essence of unicorns (or something). But the bland-hued, virtually tasteless supermarket version probably bears little resemblance to the sprinkles you remember as a young one, subscribing to today’s stipulation that all things geared towards children should be about E numbers over substance.

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The Reason Disney Princesses Wear Blue 

Quickly run through the catalogue of the most famous Disney princesses in your head…Elsa, Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Ariel — besides the fact that they’re all outrageously pretty and uncannily pitch-perfect, there’s another thing they share in common: they all wear blue. (Even non-royalty Alice dons a blue day dress under her pinny for her romps in Wonderland, and Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora has a gown that transforms from pink to blue).

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