Category Archives: Cakes

We will remember them

Remembrance Day should be a significant day to us all. For most of us living in the free world, we are only able to do this because of the men and women who fought in the last two World Wars, … Continue reading

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The gentle art of procrastibaking

  Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this.  In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind. Procrastibaking:  The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing. … Continue reading

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United Kingdom of Cake

Us Brits are renowned for enjoying a cuppa and a slice of cake.  A recent survey has shown that we eat an average of five slices a month (as a Cake Creator, this makes me very happy).  No surprises that … Continue reading

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The Delights House

It was one of those Saturday afternoons.  The customers had arrived and collected their cakes, the chores were completed, and it was a bright, sunny day.  I took my daughters for a walk, to get some exercise and fresh air, … Continue reading

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Be your selfie

  We now have a teenager in the Delights House.  Our daughter Jemimah, seems to be permanently attached to her phone; taking selfies, random pics, or pics with her friends.  I have to admit that on some occasions, I have … Continue reading

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Cakespiration: Bake to school with cupcakes

  There’s nothing like stepping out of the Delights Kitchen, with my cupcake carrier, in order to be fired up and inspired about all things cake.  Last week I had the privilege of spending the day at a school for … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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