Year: 2015

Bakes Box | The Meringue Girls Eton Mess Cake

Bakers Gonna Bake Bake Bake! I was so excited that October’s box was in collaboration with Meringue Girls! I am a big fan of Meringue Girls and love all the colourful meringue kisses they make.  October’s box was a recipe from the Meringue Girls new book Everything Sweet. The recipe was Eton Mess Cake which […] Read more…

Bakes Box | Chocolate Ganache Roulade

Unfortunately I missed the first two Bakes Box, I was a little slow joining the fun and missed the salted caramel chocolate cake and the yay birthday cake :-(. When Septembers Bakes Box dropped on the doorstep I was over in the US so it made coming home that little bit more exciting.  In a […] Read more…

Hotel Overview | Moon Palace Golf Resort & Spa

I am the longest reviewer in the world hence the link to my website instead of clogging up Trip Advisor with the longest review going.  Anyway, we stayed at the Moon Palace Golf Resort & Spa back in October 2015.  We stayed in the Sunrise part of the resort for 5 nights as part of […] Read more…

Releasing of Baby Turtles

While in Mexico I had the chance to take part in baby turtle releasing on the beach. The Moon Palace Golf Resort & Spa together with marine biologists that have implemented a sea turtle rescue programme to try and help the population of sea turtles in the wild. The sea turtle release happens nightly on either […] Read more…

Travel Diary | 5 Nights in Cancun, Mexico

October 10th – Day 1 We were up and out from our hotel in LA and we jumped in a cab to the airport it took around 20 minutes so it wasn’t too bad.  Our flight left LA at 10am and arrived in Mexico at 5pm.  When we arrived the sun wasn’t out as much […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends! National Cake Day and Thanksgiving fell on the same day this year so I didn’t need a lot of encouraging to do some thanksgiving cupcakes.  My turkeys were made from fondant icing, the turkey itself being chocolate flavoured.  I then added my turkeys to a vanilla cupcake with a […] Read more…

Cocktail Cupcakes

Pina Colada – These were perfect for the summer BBQs.  I made the cupcakes with desiccated coconut inside to give that sweet coconut taste.  I then made some buttercream icing and added some Malibu (alcohol) into the icing to give it a bit of an adult twist.  I topped the cupcakes with a glacier cherry […] Read more…

Travel Diary | Santa Monica | Day 1

The ringing of the alarm at 4.30am was so loud, why on earth I booked our flights at such early times I began to wonder to myself but it was obviously a good idea at the time. We had to leave the hotel at 5am so it was a race against the clock to get […] Read more…

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