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Our eldest grandson Jack turned 10 ! He wanted me to make a Jack in the Beanstalk Cake – so I did! And he was accepted into Junior Lifeguards for the summer!

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 It is always my pleasure to make cakes for my grandsons – and our eldest grandson Jack who turned ten – asked for a special one. This was a really tough week with the loss of my dear friend and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Strawberry Cake with Vanilla Ice cream!

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 All throughout making this I kept thinking this is NOT going to work out – and then amazingly – it was perfect! So dont be put off by the stickiness and globby nature of the batter – it doesnt spread … Continue reading

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Our son, daughter in law, nephews and nieces in law all surprised us with something special!

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 Last night we were so touched and moved by a wonderful surprise – dinner with the family – our son and daughter in law, nephews and one of their wives – and two surprises! How blessed are we to have … Continue reading

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What could be better than a birthday hug from my four grandsons! NOTHING!

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I was so blessed this birthday that my grandsons spent the weekend with us – and the best present in the world was what I got – home made birthday cards – and a big group hug. What could be … Continue reading

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A grandson’s 9th birthday – By request I made two Star Wars Cakes – What a job! But worth it!

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I think our nine year old grandson loved his cakes  — what do you think? And here is the Darth Vader cake – with the little spears in it! And the Storm Trouper from Star Wars – with Darth Vader … Continue reading

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Wonderful times with the family

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We had a wonderful holiday with our family. Here are some pictures of the children of the family ( grandsons and grandnieces and grand nephews in the USA) without the family in other countries unfortunately. But we sent photos and … Continue reading

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Making Dulce De Leche Cheesecake – yum! HIGH calorie but SOOO good!

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This was absolutely delicious. Truly amazing. SOOO many calories ( about 450 a slice) but so worth it. For a special occasion to be sure. I used Keebler’s ready made Shortbread Pie Crust. Short cut to be sure – and … Continue reading

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Baking with my grandsons – we made a Rainbow Cake – from a Betty Crocker Recipe ( take you back a few years?)

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My middle grandson Jonah loves baking. So that is what we do when he comes to visit. This cake – although a Christmas one – took his fancy and so we made it! We found the recipe on the Betty … Continue reading

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Spending time with grandkids – nothing better in the whole wide world!

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This week for the first time our youngest grandsons – three year old twins – came to sleepover. What a thrill for all of us! I hid little presents all over and presented them at opportune times – on arrival … Continue reading

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Some adorable pet pictures – makes me happy! And you?

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Here are some adorable pet pictures which made me happy. Hope they cheer up your day?

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