Easter is one of my favourite times of year because it signifies that summer is on its way (and all the spring bank holidays), and also just because I love the pretty things! Easter and spring is the season for pretty pastel colours and polka dots, and over the years I’ve picked up a few pretty home decorations specifically for this time of year. I also love Easter baking, and…

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Last weekend I held a little tea party for my family at home in our dining room. My Mum and I spent the day before preparing some food and bits for the table, including scones, lemon drizzle cake, jelly, Easter shaped chocolates, chocolate nest cakes, and plenty of sandwiches! I absolutely love making lemon cake in the spring time, I think it’s so refreshing in the sunshine and it looked…

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As the title says really! About a month ago when Liam was away and I was bored one weekend, I decided to build myself a Disney Frozen themed cake for absolutely no reason at all. I’ve never even seen the film, but I had a lot of left over buttercream to use up and some plastic figurines so I set about making it! It was actually easier than it looks,…

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If you’re not interested in cakes or you’re feeling hungry you should probably look away now! For those of you that don’t know, I run a little cake business from my home. I’m all registered and insured etc, and I sell through local advertising and mainly on my Facebook page. I’m called Victoria’s Vintage Cakes, because I keep my cakes classic and simple, and I don’t like to do novelty…

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I was so pleased when we were unexpectedly told we would be leaving work three hours early today! Yay! That meant that I could get home and get on with my Christmas baking, which included finishing off some cupcakes, a yule log, and chocolate houses that I’d been preparing over the weekend. Although I don’t take many orders for cakes at the moment because I’m just too busy, I still…

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I’ve just realised I’ve not done a blog post on the cakes that I make for a few months. In case you didn’t already know, I have a little cake business Victoria’s Vintage Cakes, which I try to run in my spare time. It can be a bit difficult as I work full time, but I often take orders for weekends or I can do small orders during the week…

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