Category Archives: Children

I’m spinning around

“All the world’s waiting for you, and the power you possess. In your satin tights, fighting for your rights, and the old Red, White and Blue…” As a child, I would hear that theme tune, stop what I was doing … Continue reading

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So Fab!

One the great things about the great British summer, is enjoying long hot, sunny days with a super-cool ice lolly (I think you call them ice-pops in the States). One of my favourite lollies is Fab.  This three-tiered lolly is … Continue reading

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Last week at Cake International

I can’t believe that it was only last weekend, that I was at Cake International.  It’s the UK’s leading baking, cake decorating and sugarcraft exhibition, held at Alexandra Palace. For me, it was an opportunity to check out at some … Continue reading

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It’s been a while…

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post here.  And I apologise for this.  To be honest, I got side-tracked and bedazzled.  Now, I’m not blaming my daughter, but she encouraged me to venture with technology and to start … 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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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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Baking back in time

Excuse me while I indulge in a little nostalgia…I can remember baking with my mother, or to be honest, watching her bake.  She rarely used a recipe; she tended to add her ingredients by eye and to taste.  But she … Continue reading

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