Mmm, delicious!

Check out these amazingly delicious sweet treats I picked up on Saturday! After spotting their Facebook post I made sure that Layer Cake in Lisburn was on our to do list for Saturday, even if the other half thought I was mad driving Lurgan to Lisburn, back to Lurgan and home later to Bangor. They … Continue reading Mmm, delicious!

Sweet treats

As always when we head up to Moira and to see my little niece Mum and I always have to call into McCartney's!   Today we picked up these yummy sweet treats! Petit fours and a mini chocolate gateau! And of course with the cute logo and sticker! As per usual the mini treats were mouthwatering … Continue reading Sweet treats

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

Tea in the afternoon

It's the start of my birthday week like I have said, and what better way to start than afternoon tea at my favourite dessert place Treat Boutique with my best friend?! Well that is how we spent Saturday, the sun was shining, Spring clothes were on and we were booked in for a lovely treat! Our afternoon tea . … Continue reading Tea in the afternoon

The Wedding Fair No2 – Clandeboye Lodge

Sunday was wedding fair No2 for myself and my trusty side kick Sarah.  This time it was a bigger fair than last week and was hosted by The Wedding Box at the Clandeboye Lodge.  At the moment I have a few friends planning their wedding and a couple of other who are newly engaged and I have … Continue reading The Wedding Fair No2 – Clandeboye Lodge

ooo how continental of you . . .

(photo above from https://www.facebook.com/bangortimes) AT LAST! We finally have a lovely sunny day, which out of the shade I could even say is quite warm! I'm just home from a wee coffee date with my friend Nicky, down in Café Nero in Bangor. After a coffee boost and a lovely wee scone we decided to … Continue reading ooo how continental of you . . .

27 birthday cakes

So it appears that when you get past 15 birthday cakes just go out the window 😦 every year my mum made my brother and I our birthday cakes! We had hedgehogs, caterpillars, clock, carousel, trains, football pitches, anything we wanted really. I think because we were so lucky to have homemade ones I've become … Continue reading 27 birthday cakes