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Unicorn Birthday Party

Unicorns…they are everywhere!  But the best place to find a unicorn is in a four tier chocolate cake! This year we celebrated our daughter’s birthday with afternoon tea and floral crown craft.  When moving from primary to secondary school, only a few girls kept in touch, so an afternoon tea was the perfect post summer… Continue reading Unicorn Birthday Party

Entertaining · Life

How To Start A Book Club And Your First Ten Titles

Since starting a book club with some friends, I have renewed my love of reading and it feels wonderful!  Actually its more than just the books, it about people coming together to  share their experience and the fascinating different interpretations and understandings. Some of us might love the book and others can’t wait to get it over… Continue reading How To Start A Book Club And Your First Ten Titles

Baking · Entertaining

Vanilla Cupcakes with Raspberry Butter Cream Icing (Frosting)

While making a batch of cupcakes for an event at my children’s school, I veered off my plan…a very common occurrence!  Instead of pink butter cream icing made with food colouring,  I threw in a few raspberries that happened to be in a bowl on the kitchen counter. The raspberries were enough to transform the icing into a… Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes with Raspberry Butter Cream Icing (Frosting)