Category Archives: Daughters

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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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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Charming!

When I’m not baking up a storm, I do like like to ditch the apron and attempt to look my best.  Now, I’m not the hippest chick on the block, but I feel I do have my own personal style. … 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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Instacake

We recently had a special birthday in the Delights household.   Our eldest daughter turned 13.  Not just because she’s my daughter, but she is growing up to be a beautiful, well-mannered young lady.  We didn’t have the terrible twos, when … Continue reading

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Cake on the dark side

My teenage daughter seems to think that music began when Justin Bieber started posting songs on YouTube.  Her older and wiser mother thinks otherwise. My music collection is probably as vast as my recipe collection.  I will dip in and … Continue reading

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Birthday Biscuits

I’m a busy mum. As we head towards the end of each week, I’m surprised with the amount I am able to achieve, yet I sometimes still feel overwhelmed with what is still left on my to-do list. My eldest … Continue reading

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Eat cake and pray

My friend Michelle moved to New Zealand over ten years ago and I still miss her. We communicate through Facebook and there are occasional sweet tweets, but it’s not the same. You can take the girl out of London, but … Continue reading

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For Elise

Here is beautiful little Elise, sitting proudly, next to her christening cake. The cake is a vanilla sponge with vanilla buttercream, presented on a fondant covered board and decorated with silver edible letters which spell out her name; around the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the lyrics

Jenny wanted a birthday cake for her daughter’s 17th birthday, but didn’t have an idea of what kind of cake to have. The only pointer she gave me was that her daughter is a huge fan of Alicia Keys; and … Continue reading

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