Marketing

13
Dec

Easy online cake order

I am very excited about this new, user-friendly addition to my website that will allow you to receive an instant quote estimation for your next bespoke cake!    There’s nothing that annoys me more than seeing something online and having to enquire for pricing.  Unfortunately, as it is with specialty cakes, it would be impossible to add pricing for each
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22
Sep

Heritage Day Recipes

Heritage day is the celebration of our South African culture.  Our History, expressions, language, and food.   Many South Africans (including myself) recognises the 24th of September as Braai Day because there’s absolutely nothing that unites a group of people more than an open fire, the smell of chops and boerewors in the air, and a beer in hand.  Needless to
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13
Sep

Frequently asked baking questions

People are often asking me baking questions - from people who follow me on Instagram and Facebook to friends and family sending a last-minute message, always in dire need of immediate assistance - how I love them all dearly.   So I thought it may be helpful to create a document of the most commonly asked FAQs and hopefully, it
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5
Sep

Easy One-Bowl Sweet Treat Recipes

Ever see a good recipe and then lose interest when there are so many steps, bowls, and mixers required?  I often feel the same. These days I do tend to use a lot more equipment and bowls for my baking, but when I decide to make a special treat for myself I want something simple and easy that doesn’t require
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31
Aug

Five easy no bake sweet treat recipes

If your kids have been stuck at home for most of the lockdown, then I bet you’re running out of things to keep them busy.     While places are slowly opening up and it is so lovely to see everyone out and about again, the weather is only just starting to show some sunny days, and let’s face it -
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23
Aug

Five Reasons to order your next celebration cake from a home baker

Disclaimer:Some of the below are affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. A beautiful celebration cake can make a special day with your loved ones so much more memorable, adding that special quality to the day.      From baby showers and gender reveal cakes to
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16
Jun

Cake, Yes Please!

I am positive that I have spent more money on coffee these past few months than my food and wine bill combined. Yes fine, I’m exaggerating, but I’d pass a blind taste test of the whole Nescafe range and ace it! Life of a baker is definitely filled with plenty early mornings – especially when (like me) you’re juggling 2

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7
Oct

Cupcakes for (any) one

As a newbie to the “blogger life” I’m still looking for inspiration and ideas wherever I can find it This had me stumbling across a very interesting post from a fellow blogger featuring a recipe that makes only 2 cupcakes! YES, I said TWO! Sceptical I was for sure, because as a single woman who really can’t afford to eat

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24
Sep

Happy Heritage Day!

A bowl of steaming hot Malva Pudding and Custard after a big home cooked Sunday lunch pretty much sums up South African food traditions for me. There are plenty theories as to the origin of the name, but all agree that it is proudly South African in name and taste. To celebrate Heritage Day, and my belief of having Sunday

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18
Sep

This is me, welcome to my blog!

I’ve realised a first blog post is much like going on a first date. Don’t be scared to put yourself out there and remember to be yourself, but also … whatever you do, don’t be weird and mess things up!  Easier said than done, so I did what any normal person would do and poured myself a glass of wine. So,

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