Monthly Archives: June 2011

Today is a gift

Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the present.  

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Random Act of Cakeness – Otto

Everything happens for a reason, and perhaps the fact that I’ve not done a Random Act of Cakeness recently, circumstances gave a gentle reminder… I am famous for making lists.  If I’m not baking or decorating a cake I am … Continue reading

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Anniversary Cake

It was our wedding anniversary last week.  I can’t believe that it’s been nine years.  Our daughter Jemimah designed this Anniversary Cake for us.  She’s proving to be quite a chip off the old wooden spoon.

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Father’s Day Cake

Nom, nom nom… At least he liked it…

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Board stiff

When I decorate cakes, I rarely leave the cake board exposed (showing the silver covering).  I believe that when you cover the  cake board with fondant, it gives the cake a better finish and brings an element of colour and co-ordination to the … Continue reading

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I received a copy of the most gorgeous colouring book the other day.  Cupcakes, Cookies and Candy – A delicious Doodling and Colouring book beautifully illustrated by Anne Kronheimer (published by Buster Books).  Cupcakes, Cookies and Candy – A delicious Doodling … Continue reading

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La Tea Dah!

Bio Scupture Gel’s Garden Party nail collection is a riot of brights and there’s something to suit all skin tones.   There’s High Tea Tulip , Sugar Sweet Pea, Turquoise Teacup and my personal favourite Cupcake Carnation.

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Camping it up

Indulge me again as I talk about being a child of the ‘70’s again. I remember the summer of ’76, sitting on the doorstep and being allowed to ‘play out’. I was into clogs, bell-bottoms and Tiny Tears. I’d joined … Continue reading

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Out with the old and in with the NEW

We have a new Delights by Cynthia Facebook Page .  We hope you will have a look and like what we do!

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Birth announcement

   Is that the patter of tiny feet we can hear in the Delights Kitchen?… It’s a girl! At last, our new baby Penelope arrived last Friday morning. The family are delighted, we’ve been waiting a long time for our … Continue reading

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