December Calendar

Hey everyone,

I appologise for not posting this month, I have been so busy lately. Now with the holidays coming up I should be able to plan and posts a bit more. Anyway, I can’t believe it is already December. It feels like I have been waiting for this all year and the time has finally come up so quickly. I hope you enjoy and are able to plan the best Christmas xxx

Thank you xxx

December Calendar

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Cake pop Balls

Hey everyone

Hope you are all having a good week. Todays blog post as you can probably tell by the title is cake pop balls. I have decided to make cake pop balls as I find it a bit hard sometimes to make them stay on the sticks, but if you wanted to you always could just pop them onto one.

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What you will need:

  • 1 Cooked cake / cake trimmings
  • Chocolate to melt
  • cream cheese
  • Decorations – Sprinkles

Firstly what you will need to do is, with your cake (you could make one, packet mix or buy one) is you will need to break it up into small crumbs. Then add in the cream cheese, just enough so that the mixture comes together and can be rolled into balls. Then place the rolled balls into the refrigerator so that they can go a little firm.

Then either over a double boiler or in the microwave slowly melt your choice of chocolate. If you decide to do it in the microwave ensure that you only place it in there for roughly 30 sec with a power 70% to make sure that the chocolate doesn’t burn. Then using a spoon roll the balls in the melted chocolate  until they are fully coated.

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Then is the fun part, decorate them before the chocolate begins to set with your favourite sprinkles or lollies.

I hope that you have enjoyed this quick and easy post and if you have any ideas or anything you would like me to blog about please let me know.

Thanks for reading xxx

DIY Birthday Cards

Hey everyone

Hope you are all doing well. We all have been in that situation when you are frantically trying to find a birthday card before heading off to a party, so today I have for you some simple and cute birthday cards that you can quickly whip up before heading out.

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  • Paper/card
  • Washi tape
  • Fine liner/pen
  • Stencil
  • envelope

Firstly to make this candle card you will need to cut pieces of washi tape and stick them onto the paper, I cut some on an angle to give then a dripping wax kind of look. Then using a fine liner I marked on the candle wick.

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Then using a stencil I wrote Happy birthday, obviously you could also handwrite this, but I liked the printed font look, that the stencil gave.

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You can get as creative or as simple as you want. Just cut the washi tape and stick it horizontally to create a birthday cake.

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You could also cut triangles and create a bunting, its really up to how creative and how much time you have to create a masterpiece that your friends will love.

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Then its time to write a personalised message inside and pop it in an envelop. I hope that this post has inspired you to get creative and make up some birthday cards that are super cute and your friends would love to receive.

Thanks for reading xxx

October Calendar

Hey Everyone

Hope you have had an amazing week, another month has flown past meaning it is time for the next calendar. So here it is, the October Calendar, hope that you are able to start planning for an organised and fun month ahead.

Also who can believe I have had this blog now for 1 year, shout out to all of you who have been there from the beginning, your support has been amazing and I could ask for a better audience. Love you guys xxx

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October Ipad Calendar

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Thanks for reading xxx

Unicorn Cupcakes

Hey everyone

Hope you are all well, today I decided to try and make these super cute unicorn cupcakes that I have seen around the internet everywhere, hope you enjoy.

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What you will need:

  • Cooked cupcakes
  • Ready to roll fondant
  • Corn flower
  • Edible gold powder
  • Vodka for the gold powder
  • Black food dye / edible pen
  • Butter cream icing

Firstly what you will need to do is kneed and roll out your fondant. A tip is to use corn flower if the fondant is a little sticky, if you are using already opened fondant and it is too hard and crumbly place it into the microwave for a few seconds at a time on a low power.

Then you will need to make ears, horns and faces for the unicorns. For the faces, roll the fondant and use a circle cutter to cut a circle. Then using black food dye I used a paint brush to paint the eyelashes onto the face of the unicorn.

To make the ears, I rolled the fondant into small balls and then squished and shaped them into a triangular shape. Then for the horn I rolled a long sausage that was thin in the centre and went fat towards the end. Then fold the sausage into half and twist.  Once you have made the components mix the edible gold powder with a tiny drop of vodka, then using a paint brush paint the ears and the horn.

I also placed some of the gold onto the face of the unicorn just because I love gold. Place the faces onto the cupcakes with a small amount of butter cream. Then with some butter cream icing and a small star nozzle, pipe a small pile of icing onto the forehead of the face and then place the horn and ears into the icing. Note that if you are not planning on displaying the cupcakes for a while, assemble them just before as the fondant will go soggy.

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And then they are ready to eat and impress your friends. I hope that you have enjoyed this post and if you have anything you would like me to try please let me know in the comments below.

Thanks so much for reading xx