This past weekend my second cousin turned one and to celebrate the occasion, the family all gathered at a park on the sunny Gold Coast and enjoyed some good company … as well as some cake.
The bottom layer of this cake was white chocolate mudcake with strawberry buttercream and the top tier was strawberry, white chocolate mudcake with vanilla buttercream. Such a great combination of flavours!
I really enjoyed getting back into baking and decorating and I was really pleased with how it turned out… although I’m not planning on making any cakes with ruffles again for a while, they are very fiddly!
It feels like it has been forever since we had an opportunity to get away camping for the weekend so we were both chomping at the bit to get going on Friday afternoon. We were on the road by just after 5pm and arrived at Darlington Park about an hour later. How great to find […]
We were so excited when the day finally arrived to pick up our new camper trailer. After months of comparing, choosing and waiting we rocked up at the warehouse, hooked up the trailer…. and… didn’t drive off. Nope, in our typical style something always has to go wrong and on this occasion it was faulty […]
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