Cake decorating: Modelled ballerina cake

I thought I’d share with you my latest cake! My Aunty recently retired after 30 years as principal of her ballet school and we celebrated with a big surprise party. There were many guests so the cake had to be … Continue reading

The wedding diary #2: Wedding fairs and the rings!

It’s been three weeks since my last wedding diary post and a lot of wedding research has been going on! At the start of planning a wedding it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer mass of things to do so I’ve … Continue reading

My November on Instagram

1. I finally visited Lush and stocked up on lots of Christmas goodies! 2. It was my birthday mid month and my mum made me this delicious ameretto, chocolate and coffee cake. 3. Another month, another Starbucks special! Honey and … Continue reading

Let them eat cake…

I’m a big fan of baking and eating cake (who isn’t?), so when I heard about the Macmillan Coffee Morning, a fundraising bake sale to raise money for those affected by Cancer, I decided to organise one at work. For … Continue reading

My August on Instagram

I’ve been on a spending ban this month so instead of my usual end-of-month favourites post I’ve culminated a handful of pictures from my Instagram account taken this August. Make sure to follow me to see my latest travels and … Continue reading

The Great Blogger Bake Off!

Since the start of The Great British Bake Off series 5, I have noticed a flurry of bloggers posting recipes and pictures of some of their best bakes under the title ‘The Great Blogger Bake Off’. Now from what I … Continue reading

A beautiful handmade wedding in Beaulieu

A couple of weeks ago I attended the wedding of Carly and Rob in Beaulieu – Carly is one of my lovely work colleagues and both her and Rob are talented designers. Being creative types, a lot of the wedding was … Continue reading

A right ol’ country affair

When I was a child my parents used to take me to the local country show and I have clear memories of those days spent in a field surrounded by livestock in boiling August temperatures. Most clearly I remember the … Continue reading