DIY Gift Wrap

Recently we were invited to a 60th Birthday and I was looking for a simple way to make the plain brown paper I found in my crafting-drawer look a bit nicer. The birthday present was for my father-in-law so it didn’t have to be as colorful as I would have wanted it to be for…

The Food Exchange – Enjoy your picnic with Scotch Eggs

The weather last weekend was perfect for a picnic – and although we didn’t go far, the little picnic in our garden was soooo good! As you may have gathered by now – this months Food Exchange theme is…. PICNIC :). Lucy’s challenge for me this month was to make Scotch Eggs. Another challenge that…

Review: May

May here on the blog was all about a very special first Birthday :). I managed to write about my first naked cake and a slightly healthier version without refined sugar. Both posts with the recipes and more pictures you can find here for the naked cake and here for the refined sugar free cake….

The first Birthday continued (with a refined sugar free cake) II

After last weeks Birthday-post about my first semi-naked cake which was a bit of a sugar bomb (although VERY delicious), this weeks post is about a cake that is a little bit more healthy – but still really, really yummy! We wanted to try and keep our little daughter away from refined sugar for as…

A very exciting first Birthday including cake (of course!) I

How very exciting! Our daughter turned 1 a few weeks ago! We spent a super lovely Birthday-weekend with family and it was truly special. Of course, there is no Birthday without cakes so for the guests my mum, my step dad and I prepared a cake buffet with various cakes. I made two cakes for…

Review: April

April has just flown by! It has been my last month of maternity leave and we had quite a lot of great exciting things going on – not only did we pay a visit to family and friends to Germany, we also celebrated our daughter’s first Birthday. In April I wrote about a lovely day…