• The Cake Walk – Isle of Wight Part 4

    Today’s walk led us to what is possibly one of the best cakes I’ve had for ages, via a scrummy bacon sandwich. All in all it was a very good food day!! We started in Freshwater at the ‘End of the Line’ garden centre and headed north to Yarmouth. It’s a relatively easy round walk, over farm fields, to Yarmouth and back along the estuary path. Out first stop was at the Kings Manor Farm Shop and Cafe. It had just started to pour down, so the very accommodating owners let us take the dogs inside (as long as they promised to behave!). Inside is a small shop selling fresh…

  • The Epic Cookie

    Inspiration and ideas come in many varied ways. My preferred time to come up with amazing ideas is when I’m walking the dogs – something to do with endorphines and oxygen to the brain I’d imagine. But occasionally I come up with some belters just in day to day life….like when I don’t want to get out of bed because it’s all warm and snuggly, why not make a cape out of the duvet – that kind of thing, and ok, I’m not saying they’re all great ideas, but they still pop into my head! Mostly I don’t act on these ideas, because they are just stooooopid, but…….. The other…

  • Weekly Round-up with a Cookie Cake Bar

    This week has been mad…MAD I tell you!! There has been Baby Shower Cupcakes, a new order from the local farm shop (The Oak Tree Farm), a wedding booking for February 2012, a last minute birthday Giant Cupcake, Cookies for our best friends the Smiths and Festive Flavour Cookie Cake Bars – just because! YEP, I’ve been a very very busy bee!! In fact I’m now considering postponing Christmas until after Christmas, because I’m not sure I’ve got time to fit it in. This week coming is equally hectic, with cupcake orders, cookie orders, Christmas gifts and Christmas lunch and food to prepare……..but at least I’m not bored eh?!! This…