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. TheyContinue reading “Mmm, delicious!”

HAPPY EASTER!

Time for an Easter throw back. Crazy to think it was only last year I actually had the time to make these fab wee Easter cupcakes! They were so much fun to make, trying out new ideas and techniques and for once this little miss baking OCD was happy with how they turned out, soContinue reading “HAPPY EASTER!”

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 yourContinue 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”

Eat green like the Irish

Check out my homemade shamrock cupcakes!  Two years ago I decided to attempt to make these bad boys for St Paddy’s day, they don’t look the best but they did taste good! Using the normal cupake tin and cases I put 3 marbles in at the edges to make the shamrock shape and used green food colouringContinue reading “Eat green like the Irish”

Just a personal touch

Saturday night was one to celebrate! The engagement party for my lovely friend Charmaine and her fiancé Tom.  When I got the invite to the party I was like ah what do you buy someone as an engagement present? I had no idea, they had their own house so didn’t need something for there andContinue reading “Just a personal touch”

Recap 2013 – Part 4

October seen a lot of baking . . . Charity baking – Marie Curie At home baking and birthday baking Ryan and I had date night and went to see Micky Flannagan – absolutely hilarious!!! Ryan and I developed an addiction to Slim’s Kitchen – Healthy food and soooo tastey! Good times with my bestieContinue reading “Recap 2013 – Part 4”

On the ninth day of Christmas –

I made Christmas Cupcakes . . . Rocky Road Toblerone Terry’s Chocolate Orange Ferrero Rocher White Chocolate and Cranberry Gingerbread Mince Pie Plum Pudding Vanilla These all went down so well for the girls in work, friends and family.  Something nice, personalised and special for Christmas. x

Do your bit for Charity without flashing the cash

Is it just me or does it seem to be that every where you turn these days you are faced with someone collecting money for charity? May it be people looking sponsorship, charity mornings, those usually really rude charity collectors in the shopping centres! I personally have a few charities I like to sponsor, thereContinue reading “Do your bit for Charity without flashing the cash”

I’m STARVIN’

As always on my pursuit of bringing you all new blogs and introducing local businesses I had to go out once again this weekend and try out a new local café.  I know, it’s a hard job, tasting gorgeous food and meeting some lovely people so I can review and share them all with youContinue reading “I’m STARVIN’”