Tag Archives: food inspiration

{eat} vege sticks & dip in a cup!

24 March

How adorable are these individual serves of vege sticks & dip? So fun, healthy & colourful, these would be perfect for a dinosaur or safari party!! I got the idea from one of the gorgeous blogs I follow!! I can’t remember where though sorry 🙁 ….if it’s you, please let me know so I can give you credit!! To make them yourself…  […]

{real parties} under the sea

14 March

As promised, here are the photos from my nephew’s 1st birthday party! My sister-in-law, Jocasta, put together this gorgeous under the sea party…thank you for letting me share your party…so many lovely ideas!! First peek through to the party room! The doorway was adorned with garlands created with twine and party dots. The table centrepiece was […]

{cupcakes} flower pot cupcakes!

01 October

This morning we caught up with family and friends to celebrate Maeve’s birthday!  Maeve is my cousin Berenice’s second daughter… it is lovely seeing all our children together and reminds us of the fun we had all those years ago! I wanted to share these adorable flower pot cupcakes that Aunty Vernita made for the party….so sweet!! Starting with […]

{inspired by} cake pops by bakerella

16 August

Have you heard of cake pops? We hadn’t until recently…they are the sweetest little desserts and we have been seeing them feature on dessert tables everywhere! Angie from Bakerella (the queen of cake pops!) has a delicious book dedicated to these sweet sensations, to be released very soon! You can pre-order it in Australia here. now available from Amazon! Cake […]

{inspired by} mini lemon meringues

04 August

How delicious do these mini lemon meringue cupcakes look? I found them here on http://www.howdoesshe.com/. Shelley gives a step-by-step…starting with mini lemon cupcakes, smothered with lucious lemon curd, and topped with melt-in-your-mouth meringue…my mouth is watering just thinking about them!! These miniature goodies would be perfect for a tea party! If you haven’t visited http://www.howdoesshe.com/ before…I recommend it! It’s […]

{create} mallow pops

23 July

Another sweet creation from Aimee’s husband, Mark.   To make them yourself… 1. place marshamallows onto balloon sticks trimmed to size 2. colour melted white chocolate with food colouring powder  (avoid liquid food colouring as it will cause chocolate to separate)  3. dip marshmallows into melted chocolate and quickly turn over to allow chocolate to drip down sides 4. place smartie […]

{inspired by} teabag cookies

21 July

How adorable are these teabag cookies? Thanks to Kim @ Frost Me for letting us share!  To make them: 1. cut a tea bag shape out of wax paper and use it as a template to cut from shortbread cookie dough.  2. using a round frosting tip, cut a hole at the top of each 3. bake  4. dip bottoms in chocolate  5. thread […]

{recipe} marshmallow fudge

19 July

Made this with the kids today…so yummy and quite easy! I’ve included the recipe (especially for my lovely friend Amanda!) ingredients: 225g icing sugar 50g marshmallows 50g unsalted butter 1T milk 1/2t vanilla essence method: 1. Line a small shallow baking tin with baking paper 2. Sift icing sugar into a large bowl and make […]

{inspired by} mini meringues

08 July

This week we have been working on decor for an upcoming 13th birthday slumber party.  The birthday girl loves bright colours (especially pink), so we agreed on a colour palette of hot pink, orange and lime.  While looking for inspiration, I came across these mini meringues, aren’t they sweet?  And the perfect colours! I love including mini meringues at parties (you […]