Recipe: Piñata Cake

A year after baking cupcakes for the very first time, I decided it was time to have a go at a full-sized cake. Having used Dan’s sister’s birthday as a reason for baking for the very first time, I thought the occasion, a year on, called for a bigger and better one!

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A Happier and Healthier 2016

 

As the clock struck midnight and took us into 2016 I didn’t make any New Years resolutions for the year because, lets face it, who keeps them? According to this post that looked back on 2014 or “the year I became an adult”, I planned to learn to cook and that definitely hasn’t happened yet…

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Walking In My Sleep

 

I have been sleepwalking for as long as I can remember, and I am not alone. It is a relatively common thing to do, and according to research affects around 15% of children, whilst 30% of adults claim to have experienced sleepwalking at least once.

After writing a feature at work about a “A Sleepwalking Artist” – a guy who creates masterpieces in his sleep, which he sells for thousands (besides leaving paper and paint by my bed…) it got me thinking about my own sleepwalking experiences.

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Baking for Macmillan Coffee Morning

Since my first attempt at baking cupcakes, I have becoming something of an “expert”. I have experimented with fillings and toppings and learnt that buttercream icing is actually incredibly easy to make (and I definitely could have done that here!) However, as that is all I could do, that is all I ever baked –  sticking to what I know, for fear of stepping out of my comfort zone and messing it up. However, after baking them on countless occasions I started to get bored and decided I needed a new challenge.

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The Curse of Having a Baby Face

I am currently stuck in a place where I look like a child and often get treated as such but I’m actually (unfortunately) an adult.

I’m 27 – teetering on the edge of mid to late 20s (some say late, I like to think mid) and heading towards the slippery slope that will hurtle me towards 30 and actual, real, can’t escape it any longer – adulthood. HOW and when did this happen?

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