Cake Toppers made from Starburst Sweets – Guest Post

DianaCrafts, Projects, Puddings & Deserts, Recipes, Styling & Decoration

I am ridiculously excited to be guest posting today for Laurel Stavros, the creative and talented owner of A Bubbly Life while she takes some extra time to look after her new baby. I made these really easy cake toppers from Starburst sweets.  You can get the full details and instructions on her blog here. Laurels blog is choc full of beautiful … Read More

DianaCake Toppers made from Starburst Sweets – Guest Post

Bacon Letters. Say It With Bacon

DianaBreakfast, Recipes, Seasons, Styling & Decoration

Bacon Letters

Bacon Letters.  Say It With Bacon In our house, there aren’t many things that can’t be solved with a bit of crispy bacon.  (Except perhaps heart disease!).  My oldest son turned 12 today.  Crikey where did the time go?  It seems like only yesterday he was a cute toddler making mud pies (and doing what he was told).  Now all … Read More

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Personalised Steak Sandwich

DianaMains, Recipes, Styling & Decoration

Steak Sandwich

Personalised Steak Sandwich A favourite Friday night dinner for my son is a steak sandwich with caramelised onions. Now and again I like to pimp it up a little with a little message built right in to the sandwich.  Waitrose and Tesco do thin sirloin steaks for around £1 each, which makes this a fast easy and relatively cheap way to … Read More

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Mexican Bloody Mary Sangrita de Toro

DianaCinco de Mayo, Drinks, Recipes, Seasons, Styling & Decoration

Sangrita de Toro

Mexican Bloody Mary Sangrita de Toro I saw this recipe for Sangrita de Toro which comes from Silvana Salcido Esparza, the chef and owner of the Barrio Cafe in Tuscon.   Genius!  This has nothing to do with Sangria as the name may suggest, but is a Mexican version of a bloody mary. So its a Tequila Bloody Mary. Bloody genius. … Read More

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Pig Cake with Pigs in a Mud Bath

DianaBirthdays, Recipes, Seasons, Styling & Decoration

Pig Cake with Pigs in a Mud Bath

Pig Cake with Pigs in a Mud Bath Isn’t this pig cake awesome?  Sadly I can’t take credit for the idea (Abbi found it on pinterest).  I can’t even take credit for the execution. I was so busy with party preparations, I had to outsource the cake to a mum in Abbis class who is starting up a business.  She … Read More

DianaPig Cake with Pigs in a Mud Bath