Halloween Baking

So it's half term, yup a whole week off with the kids for Halloween.  Already panicking about what to do to keep them occupied?  How about some fun, quick and easy family baking?  Here are some of my tried and tested recipes and a new one that I picked up from BBC Good Food that … Continue reading Halloween Baking

RECIPE: Gingerbread Mummies

These are a really fun take on your typical Gingerbread men, seeing as it's Halloween, we decided to make Halloween Gingerbread Mummies.  It's just your normal gingerbread recipe and gingerbread man cutter and then it's how you decorate them. We used buttercream (piped) and edible eyes to decorate ours but you could use white chocolate, … Continue reading RECIPE: Gingerbread Mummies

RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake

This is a recipe I found on BBC Good Food it was actually a vegan recipe, but I chose it more for the fact I had an avocado I wanted to use up and just switched the recipe to what I had in the house, which was not dairy free/vegan ingredients.  For the buttercream icing I just … Continue reading RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake

RECIPE: Chocolate Bark

Definitely one of my quickest and easiest Halloween baking recipes and absolutely perfect for the kids.  The only real adult involvement is the melting of chocolate, then let the kids go wild with the rest.  You can also decide on what ever chocolate or toppings you want, there is no right or wrong, but I … Continue reading RECIPE: Chocolate Bark

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut

Last Friday’s West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit started off with the Director's Cut by Cathy Martin.  A selection of her favourite looks, styled by Cathy herself and chosen from a range of retailers. Director's Cut Sophie - River Island yellow check coat £100 Joy - Stradivarius red tartan trench … Continue reading WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Jourdan

Looking for some fashion inspiration and want to shop local?  Then check out Jourdan from the catwalk at last Friday’s  West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit. Maria - Pistachio lace dress, large gold ring Thandi -Black/white stripe dress, black crepe coat, black/white bangles Catty - Black & white evening dress with diamante/black … Continue reading WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Jourdan

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Make a statement

Fashion and style can come in many forms and today I'm sharing with you head pieces. Millinery is an amazing skill and I'm always blown away with then art (I mean it basically is a piece of art) created sometimes out of such basic materials. SMC Millinery   Aimee - 'Pippa' Royal blue headpiece and … Continue reading WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Make a statement