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Rustic Buttercream Cake

Rustic On The Riverside

I was very excited to be asked to take part in a photo shoot this week for a stunning venue in Dorset, The Millstream Bistro in Wimborne. The bistro sits on the River Stour offering amazing views and is situated within the grounds of Walford Mill Art Gallery. This venue is pretty local to me, […] Read more…

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A Novice Guide to Decorating Cakes

The thought of decorating cakes or creating a show stopping centre piece cake for a child’s birthday or family celebration can be quite daunting so I’d like to share some of my ideas in this post ‘A novice guide to decorating cakes’. The most important thing to remember is, if you’ve put the effort into […] Read more…

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What Do You Do With Your Egg Shells?

What do you do with your Egg Shells? As a baker, it’s not unusual for me to be cracking open 100 eggs a week and throwing away the shells just seemed like a waste as well as taking up valuable space in the food bins. Even if you don’t use quite as many eggs as […] Read more…

Wedding Favour Cookies

Sugar Cookies

I absolutely love this recipe for sugar cookies as it holds quite sentimental meaning to me, it was given to me by my son Jake who was 11 at the time, for one of his school cookery lessons. Iced cookies are a great way to get the kids cooking and fit so many occasions from […] Read more…

Kitchen

A Clean Home Is A Happy Home

Let’s face it cleaning is dull and I for one could think of a thousand other things i’d rather be doing but that being said I am a self confessed (typed self confused then which actually is probably more apt) neat freak, I can’t sit down to relax at night if i’m looking at mess […] Read more…

Mocha Slices

Mocha Slices

This recipe for mocha slices is for those of us who love coffee and chocolate and can’t quite decide which to have! I always find it a welcome addition to lunch boxes as it’s best described as half cake half biscuit. My family are force fed cake on such a regular basis and lets face […] Read more…

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Turning 21

  Well today is a momentous day, we see our twins, our baby boys turn 21. In any family that is a celebration but for us it’s a milestone we never ever expected to reach. I wanted to share our journey with you as I know speaking out can help so many parents going through […] Read more…

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A Kitchen of Dreams

For those of you who follow my blog or instagram stories, you will know how much time I spend in my kitchen, and it’s taken many years to get it just how it works well for me and that really is the key, I stopped looking at other peoples kitchens in envy as what you […] Read more…

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