Saturday, 22 May 2010

TTFN...

Taking a short break from blogging to turn some WIPs from UFOs to FOs, too much on the go and I said I wouldn't start anything unless the previous item was finished - oops!

Happy Birthday LJB...

Marbled mocha dessert sponge draped with rich chocolate ganache, dipped in flaked almonds and hand finished with gold piping (my piping skills leave a LOT to be desired but practice will make perfect).

Happy Birthday...

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Birthday Pictures contd...

I had some new cars - look how long they are when all lined up!
This is my new trike, it's got a bag on the front and a bucket at the back for me to put my toys in
It's been a long day and I'm tired now, off to bed soon

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Little Man is 2...

Iggle Piggle is no longer on the cake but jumping all around the living room!
The finished cake, a mammoth achievement and a double gift with all the little toys on it.
Look my racing car has the bumber 2 on it (not a typo but just how we say it round here)
I'm the very hungry caterpillar da dooh da dooh!

We had his party a couple of days ago but finished off today with cake and a couple of gifts (I can't fit all the pictures on one post so more to follow). He loved every minute and was thoroughly exhausted by the end of it all, Thank You to everyone who sent a card or gift or came to share the fun!

Just blown out the candle yay!

Monday, 17 May 2010

Ruffalo is offalo...

Finally complete, just having a very gentle wash and flat air dry to tame some of the fluff out (hopefully)...

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Going to be 2 cakes...



Little cupcakes for my biggest little man, only a snippet compared to what the big cake looks like! More to come on the 18th...

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Ruffalo...

An update for you, this item is taking such a long time and I'm convinced I'm going to have to cough up a furball sooner or later but there is now only 3 inches of 600 stitches worth of 1x1 rib! Phew, can't wait to get on to some of my other projects!

Monday, 3 May 2010

My mother always told me...

to have a gift for the host when going to someone elses home. Here is my gift, Upside Down Pear and Vanilla Flat Cake, perfect hot or cold with cream, custard or ice cream and especially nice with unsweetened fromage frais.

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Chocoholic...

So I've decided to eat a bit more healthily and I'm wondering how to fit a small amount of my favourites into this without compromising on anything else. Small is definitely the way forward (a little of what you fancy and all that) so here is what I made to keep my choc monster at bay...

and I practiced some icing techniques too.