The Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge ~ July

Last month for the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge, I made Cappuccino Crème Brulées, which were very tasty indeed, for the month of July, I’m making White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies. These scrumptious little squares are so easy to make…

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Besotted With Biscotti

I think it’s pretty safe to say that I have completely fallen in love with Italy and the whole Italian way of life. I love the beautiful cities (check out what I thought about Venice and the Venetian islands), I love the amazing culture and I also love…

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Celebrating Summer With Chocolate Flowerpot Cupcakes

As we are well and truly in the midst of summer, I thought it would be a good time to bring out my new flowerpot cupcake baking cases and start making some delicious chocolate and vanilla buttercream summer cupcakes. I absolutely love the style of…

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries ~ The Perfect Gift

It can sometimes be a bit of a challenge trying to think what to buy family and friends for their birthdays. I usually like to get them something that’s a little bit different or unique, something that isn’t too obvious, but yet something they would still absolutely…

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My Top 5 Favourite Summer Reads

As you may or may not know, one of my all time loves, is reading. I especially enjoy reading crime and psychological thrillers, as I love the excitement that a thriller can provide especially with a great and completely unexpected twist at the…

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The Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge ~ June

I can’t believe I’m half way through the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge already, this year is going so fast! Last month for the challenge, I made a delicious Zingy Citrus Madeira Cake, which went perfectly with a nice…

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Discovering The Venetian Islands of Murano & Burano

Last week saw me writing about our fabulous weekend getaway trip to Venice  and what an amazing trip that was. This week’s post is all about our fabulous Venetian excursions to the beautiful islands of Murano and Burano. Murano and Burano both lie in the…

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A Weekend Getaway To Venice

It has been my dream for some time now to visit and explore the beautiful island of Venice and last weekend, my dream at last became a reality. My hubby and I booked the trip several months ago and so…

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