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What’s for dinner? Lasagne! And a side of garlic bread. I’m obviously not scared of a few carbs. This is my favourite, fool-proof recipe. It’s even better the next day and I get about eight serves. I don’t change anything from the original recipe, besides the buffalo mozzarella; … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve tried a few recipes for gluten-free cupcakes but I keep going back to this one. Vanilla Cupcakes Adapted from: 500 Cupcakes edited by Fergal Connolly Ingredients 225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened 225g/8oz caster sugar 225g/8oz gluten-free self-raising flour mix (I like Orgran Gluten-Free Self-Raising … Continue reading


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Recently I made another elephant, for J & E’s baby due in January. The pink in the ears is a not-so-subtle nod to the fact I think the baby is going to be a girl! Dottie the elephant. Fabric is … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie To all of my American friends and family I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving. I’m taking the holiday as a reminder to be thankful for the good people and blessings in my life.   Share

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Pink Cinnamon Buns

It’s a little after 7pm here and I’m wondering if a pink cinnamon bun would make a good dinner. Probably not. But two buns might. What can I say, I like pink. I wear pink nail polish, use a pink … Continue reading


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Chocolate Pie

I haven’t been baking a lot recently, just some vanilla cupcakes and kitchen sink cookies here and there. Truthfully, I’ve lost some of my baking mojo. Now that I’m on my own I’ve lost my number one taste-tester (and my sub-editor) so … Continue reading


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Coconut Kitchen Sink Cookies

I love to bake but it’s no fun baking in an unfamiliar oven for the first time. You’d think 180° Celsius in my oven would be the same as 180° C in your oven. Wrong! What should be 180° C in … Continue reading

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Snapshot – Pink Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes recipe Buttercream frosting recipe Share


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Snapshot – Yellow, Grey and Silver Party

Our new place feels a little more like home after a few of our friends, old and new, stopped by for a little sangria and a few baked treats. We are blessed with generous friends so there was plenty of good food, … Continue reading

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Australian Red Cross Big Cake Bake August 2012

Want to bake the world a better place? It’s something I try to do. That’s what the Australian Red Cross is asking this August. The Big Cake Bake is aiming to raise funds for the Australian Red Cross to help those in … Continue reading

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