Cakery

Stencilled Fault-line Cake Tutorial {A Significant Birthday}

It’s that time of the year that our family celebrates three birthdays in the space of two days – in other words, an opportunity for an epic cake! And this year my lovely mother-in-law was having a Significant Birthday (21 of course!!). So this cake was definitely more of her thing than the other two… Continue reading Stencilled Fault-line Cake Tutorial {A Significant Birthday}

Biscuits & Cookies · Cakery

Cookie Monster Cookies {Left-over Buttercream Bikkies}

So this week is Blue Week, a fundraiser for Plunket, and I’ve somehow managed to time it with this post containing BLUE biscuits! I’ve had the pleasure of seeing the fabulous work of Plunket NZ since even before my son was born, starting with antenatal classes and followed by late night phone calls to Plunketline… Continue reading Cookie Monster Cookies {Left-over Buttercream Bikkies}

Cakery · Party Planning

Galentine’s Day 2019 {Rainbow-Themed Party}

With the end of February ticking over, I’m looking back on that special time earlier this month, not so much for sweethearts but for gal pals! Our third annual Galentines Day party came with a slightly different theme this year: bright rainbows and cute clouds. It was a fun change to the red-and-pink we usually… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2019 {Rainbow-Themed Party}

Cakery · Party Planning

Galentine’s Day 2018 {Stripey Ombre Buttercream Cake Tutorial}

‘Tis the end of February – the end of summer – and the end of the month of V-Day {which was hard to escape with all the ads trying to sell us jewellery/chocolates/chocolate jewellery…} Did you celebrate Feb 14th with your Significant Other this year? N and I have had to share our Valentine’s celebrations… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2018 {Stripey Ombre Buttercream Cake Tutorial}

Cakery · IBS

Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}

Wet, cold weather has been swirling across the Southern Hemisphere lately – which you would personally know if you’ve been in the path of Cyclones Debbie and/or Cook over the past fortnight. Side note: did you know there’s a kind of science for naming cyclones?! I hope you’ve been able to stay high and dry, I can… Continue reading Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}

Cakery · Party Planning

Galentine’s Day <3 {Ombré Buttercream Shell Cake Tutorial}

My heart is full, my feet are tired and I’m floating on a cloud! But it’s not romance (though rest assured that is alive and well!). I’m talking about Galentine’s Day, which any Parks and Recreation fan could tell you falls on February 13th every year, the day before V-Day itself. This year I had the… Continue reading Galentine’s Day ❤ {Ombré Buttercream Shell Cake Tutorial}

Cakery

Blue & White Watercolour Buttercream Baby Shower Cake

I realise that I might have caused a little confusion with my last post. “So she’s going all healthy on us, does that mean no more cakes? Sweets?? Sugary goodness???” And the answer, I’m pleased to say, is no way! This here Sweet nor’westerly is going to stay the way it has always been: a… Continue reading Blue & White Watercolour Buttercream Baby Shower Cake