Peppermint Christmas Lollipops

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Peppermint Christmas Sprinkle Lollipops As a mother of 3 children, it's fair to say that the events that occurred last week on Friday at Sandy Hook elementary school have left me feeling completely devastated. My heart breaks for the families, friends and the community of Newton, CT. I just can't stop thinking about the heroic teachers and the brave, innocent children, it's like a never ending puzzle going through my mind. Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for the families. Christmas will never be the same again for the rest of their lives. :( My children are my life. It's so easy … [Read more...]

Funfetti Cake Batter Fudge

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Funfetti Cake Batter Fudge No bake, no box mix, yet replicates the taste of cake batter. This melt in your mouth Funfetti Cake Batter Fudge is delicious and has a wonderful textured crunch from the sprinkles. Sprinkles make me happy. I love everything about them. The variety of happy colours, fun shapes, their sweet taste, the crunch, everything. They remind me of beautiful rainbows after a dull rainy day. Which is pretty ironic since they're rainbow colours. Which then leads me onto glitter, but I won't go there now! :) I've been having the urge for a while to make funfetti anything. … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

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Pink Lemonade Cupcakes These Pink Lemonade Cupcakes are perfect for Summer. Drizzled with lemon sugar syrup and frosted them with a zesty lemon buttercream frosting. Decorated with pink, white, and red nonpareils, and topped off with a straw to give it that pink lemonade retro, funky feel. I can't believe it, I feel so out of touch, but this looks like my first baked goods in almost a month due to that pesky reoccurring cold I had (that I posted about in my last post). I've totally missed baking, blogging and visiting all my favourite blogs. Feels like I've been on some sort of weird … [Read more...]

Foodie PenPals #1 – June 2012

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Last month in May, I signed up for the wonderful Foodie PenPals. I turned out to be 1 day late for the May sign up (boo!) but managed to join up for this months. If you've never heard of Foodie PenPals, it's where you send a foodie package of your choice of what you think your match would like to another foodie with to the value of up to £10/$15. You get matched with two different people: one who will be sending a parcel to you, and another of which you will be sending a parcel to them. What is there not to like about receiving a surprise parcel?! Wonderfulness! I sent a parcel to Lucy at … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Pink Rose Buttercream Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes – Made with Love

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Valentine's Pink Rose Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes Flowers… for me? Oh I do declare! - Ace Ventura! Valentine's day is fast approaching. Who's in the mood for some luuurrrvvveeee? No? OK, must just be me, *sulks off into the gutter where I belong!* I love receiving flowers. What girl doesn't? As long as they're not from some garage (yes, we do know, guys!) and as long as they're not granny flowers too. If any men happened to somehow set eyes on this, do your loved one a favour and for Valentine's Day get that special lady in your life half a dozen roses. More if you're not on a budget. Nothing … [Read more...]