The Dainty Bow Bakery

The Dainty Bow Bakery is a home-run business, based in Bangor County Down, owned by Baker and Cake Designer Ruth McKibben. Ruth has recently turned her dream into a reality by taking the plunge and opening up her business. I decided to ask Ruth a few questions about her business.  THE INTERVIEW Where did your … Continue reading The Dainty Bow Bakery

Mc Cartney’s of Moria

McCartney's of Moira is actually somewhere I've been going since I was a small child.  Trips up to Moria with my Nana, Papa, Mum and brother when we were children were always finished off by my Mum and my Nana calling into McCartney's for some meat to bring home (usually their award winning sausages).  Ever … Continue reading Mc Cartney’s of Moria

Treat Boutique by R&S Desserts

Last week I attended the official opening/tasting event for Treat Boutique by R&S Desserts and boy was it a fantastic night! I swear I have never eaten so much in all my life, never mind so much mouth-wateringly delicious food! It all started with an invitation - a card in an envelope, a miniature bottle … Continue reading Treat Boutique by R&S Desserts

2013 Recap – Part 2

April was a crazy, brilliant month with soo much fitted into it! There was a baby date! These two were so cute together, my wee niece and my friend's little one! My best friend's mum got remarried I made the wedding favours . . . mini bride and groom cupcakes I found out more about … Continue reading 2013 Recap – Part 2

I do . . .

So Monday, the big day, the wedding day had arrived!!! Awh it was such a lovely day, really small and intimate, full of family and close friends. Thankfully the bride and groom and the majority of guests (the ones I got talking to) loved the mini cupcake favours I had made! 🙂 I'll not waffle … Continue reading I do . . .

here comes the bride, all dressed in white

Boy has it been a busy few days! Since Thursday I have been up to my eyes in fondant, icing sugar, buttercream and everything else sweetness and light! As some of my friends and followers will know I volunteered to make the favours at my best friend's mum's wedding as my gift to her and … Continue reading here comes the bride, all dressed in white

Wedding favours

A few months ago I was privileged to be asked to make the wedding favours for my friend's mum's wedding. The only criteria I was given was 2 mini cupcakes per person. So I thought to myself what can I do to make this special and not just a plain cupcake. I searched on the … Continue reading Wedding favours