It's Black Friday! *groan*
1. Bake a cake
It had to be our top recommendation, of course! Baking is fun, you can bond with your kids over it, and the Gods are in your favour if you follow one of our amazing recipes:
Seasonal pumpkin bakes are some of our favourites
Tres Leches - if you fancy something creamy
Try Bread Pudding for a squishy, fun time!
Swiss Roll - for something a little more challenging
2. Go on a leaf hunt
The leaves are all pretty much off the trees, so head up to your nearest park and send the kids on a leaf hunt. Look for a) the most symmetrical leaf, b) the best colour leaf, c) the biggest leaf. You could even download a leaf identification app (this one's from the Natural History Museum) to help them learn something on your Autumn stroll. It'll keep them occupied for a while, at least!
3. Visit someone you've not seen for a while
Bring a smile to a relative or old friend who lives nearby. Walking there could even link in tip no.2, if you see enough trees. And don't show up empty handed - they'd love a piece of your cake from tip no. 1!
Wishing you all a calm Black Friday,
The Team @ 280 Bakes
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