Baking · My other ramblings

The Disorganised Parent’s Guide to Birthday Cakes

My biggest ‘baby’ turned 7 yesterday, and that meant a cake was needed. Easy, you might say, go to Asda. But no, I wanted to make a homemade one so I could try out my new Wilton icing measuring mat that Mr C and I bought in Hobbycraft just because we had a discount voucher…… Continue reading The Disorganised Parent’s Guide to Birthday Cakes

Baking · Craft · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

WIP Wednesday-27th December

Welcome to my festive version of WIP Wednesday, I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. This week has some slightly different content to my normal projects. Some are ‘cheats’ as they are also finished, but I can explain why each could still be a work in progress! I’ll start with our offering to…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-27th December

Baking · Craft

Easiest Ever Festive Fudge

It’s that time of year when we need to find presents for the grown ups ‘lucky’ enough to spend time with/educate/care for my little ones and I’m sure plenty of other parents are in the same boat. There are so many people who need to be thanked, and who doesn’t love a sweet treat at…… Continue reading Easiest Ever Festive Fudge

Baking · My other ramblings

The Non Avengers Party

Things have been a little quiet lately for me on the craft and blogging front as I have been preparing for today’s 5th birthday party. For many it’s the stuff of nightmares, a hellish mix of active children, far too much processed sugar and a village hall. It was possibly one of my crazier crazy…… Continue reading The Non Avengers Party

Baking · Card making

Exploding Toolbox Birthday Card (and a Cheats Birthday Cake!)

Yesterday was Dave’s birthday, so more cardmaking (and baking) was in order. I’d just received my copy of Papercraft Inspirations and was searching (and desperately hoping for) inspiration when I saw that there was a tutorial for an exploding box card on their YouTube channel. I had a quick watch of the video, but didn’t…… Continue reading Exploding Toolbox Birthday Card (and a Cheats Birthday Cake!)