Month: November 2015

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…

Travel Diary | Santa Monica | Day 2

I woke up around 7am and watched the sun rise over Santa Monica and people watched from our small balcony. I was so excited for today’s plans, before we had left the UK we had booked ourselves onto a Day in LA Tour. We were due to be picked up from our hotel at 9am […] Read more…

Travel Diary | San Francisco | Day 1

After only 4 hours sleep the alarm started going off I was beginning to regret staying out so late drinking. We packed all the luggage ready to leave the Mirage but before we left we went down to Starbucks for a bagel and hot chocolate in the hope I would eventually wake up. We then […] Read more…

Travel Diary | San Francisco | Day 2

With part of our booking at the hotel we had breakfast included at the Daily Grill next door to the hotel. You had three different options to choose from, American breakfast, granola or pancakes. We both chose the American breakfast throughout our stay however, we would change it up by changing the options you could […] Read more…

Travel Diary | San Francisco | Day 3

Today we were up early, it was about seeing all the sights today. We had breakfast in Daily Grill, American breakfast of course no being extra healthy while I am on holiday.  After we were full to the brim we walked down to Union Square to catch one of the first Big Busses. There was […] Read more…

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