It’s that time of year, Facebook is full of people’s baking efforts for Macmillan coffee mornings and my house has been no exception. I’ve been planning it for weeks as it’s my son’s first year at school and I don’t want to show him up with terrible baking efforts. (I know baking posts from me…… Continue reading A Naughty Little Something
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!)
https://threadsandbobbins.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/sunday-sevens-new-logo.jpg What a busy week it’s been! It’s half term now and time for a ‘rest’. (School holidays are considerably less relaxing with your own children to entertain!) Again, many of the things which made my list are plant related, mainly because we’ve spent so much time outdoors and the weather here in Lincolnshire…… Continue reading Sunday Sevens #2
It was my turn to bake the cakes for Messy Church-cakes are taken VERY seriously (we have two rotas-one for small cakes and one for large ones). William thought Messy Church was basically about eating cake and being allowed to use scissors for quite some time. Anyway I thought I’d better make an effort to…… Continue reading ‘Creative’ Cakes
Easter was nearly a fortnight ago and chocolate makes my kids go totally loopy so there are still quite a few eggs hanging around. The temptation is making Slimming World pretty hard going so I decided they had to go. There is always the option of giving them away and at Christmas I took loads…… Continue reading The Great Easter Egg Sacrifice
As part of the rabbit birthday party I decided to make some carrot themed cakes. I saw a loaf cake online with hidden carrots but they were made of cake baked into the main one. Personally I’m not a fan of baking loaf cakes but the idea set off my imagination. I thought a simple…… Continue reading Surprise Carrot Cakes
Following my last post I decided not to give up on making my own cake, but baked smaller cakes as I think some of the problem might have been the baking time needed for larger diameter cakes (as well as my amateur baking skills!) I made it 3 layers deep to ensure there would be…… Continue reading Bunny cake-or is it a puppy?