Category Archives: Decoration

Sweet store front

It’s about time to check out the Christmas lights and festive store fronts around London. The Ivy Chelsea Garden is certainly bringing some Christmas cheer to Chelsea, with their Gingerbread House installation decked snow, sweets, gingerbread men, candy canes, baubles … Continue reading

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Deck the doors

The gingerbread theme is the gift that keeps on giving.  I am totally in love with this Gingerbread Wreath from Konjo Shop.  These handcrafted wreaths are lovingly put together with flowers, dried fruit, baubles, bells and of course gingerbread.  Deck … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cake

I’ve made cakes and cupcakes this year with joy being a big part of them.  Excuse the pun, but it truly was a joy to create them. Rachel’s 50th birthday cake consisted of an illustration by Stephanie Hill; a depiction … Continue reading

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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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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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Cakespiration -Feathers

There are so many amazing places for you to find inspiration for a cake.  I went to an events venue recently, where I saw this beauty arrangement of feathers.  I like the way that the colours sit so well together.  … Continue reading

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