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MEET YOUR NEW FAVOURITE SWEET TREAT: DIY SUCCULENT & CACTUS CUPCAKES!

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You guys are in for a real treat today, metaphorically of course, I can’t physically give you these sweet treats but the good news is that you can easily whip yourself up a batch because Jenni from Two Little Cats Bakery is here to tell you how! These cactus and succulent cupcakes would make the perfect wedding favour, or maybe you could serve them up at a bridal shower?! Either way, I can tell you first hand that they’re absolutely delicious and they’re just about the prettiest darn cupcakes I’ve ever seen!

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YOU WILL NEED:

12 cupcakes (we used vanilla but you can use your favourite flavour!) // Buttercream icing // Fondant icing // Green food colouring // Crushed up biscuits (go for a digestive or ginger nut if you want a lighter ‘sand’ or Oreo if you want something that looks more like soil) // Piping bags and nozzles // Cocktail sticks // White sprinkles // Flower cutters //

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FOR THE CACTUS CUPCAKES….

1. Bake 12 cupcakes in any flavour you like and leave to cool completely

2. Crumble up 3 of the cupcakes with your hands into a bowl and set aside

3. Take the 9 remaining cupcakes, and spread or pipe some buttercream on top (you don’t need too much)

4. Dip the iced cupcakes into the biscuit crumbs to make them look like they are covered in sand. Make sure you give them a good roll around in those crumbs to get all the edges.

5. In your bowl of cake crumbs, add a small amount of buttercream (about a teaspoon) and mix them together – use those hands, just make sure they’re clean! If you can easily roll the mixture into a ball in your hand and it keeps it shape then you’ve got enough buttercream. If your mix is still too dry, and a little more buttercream and repeat. Don’t be tempted to add loads at once – you need less than you might think.

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6. Start rolling your mix into the rough shape you want your cactus to be. Most cacti will start off either as a ball, a flattened ball, or a stumpy sausage. Don’t make them too big – if you’re not sure then hold it against your cupcakes to check you’re happy with the size. When you’ve used up your mix put them on a baking sheet lined with greaseproof and put them in the fridge to harden.

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3 BOOZY ICE POPS TO MAKE THIS SUMMER!

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Happy Friday lovely people! It’s my Birthday on Sunday and I’m throwing a little mini party with the girls at my house before we head out for a night on the town, I always look forward to this every year, coming up with fun ideas for the little pre drinks session! This time I thought it would be cute to make a bunch of boozy alcoholic ice pops that I can keep in an ice bucket and everyone can help themselves to! Please be sunny tomorrow….PLEASE! Here’s how you can make a bunch of the same ones I’ve made…

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TEQUILA SUNRISE

First up is the tequila sunrise! Now don’t cringe, I know some of you hate tequila but this one really is delicious, it’s got fresh blended pineapple inside and who can resist the pretty ombre effect it makes on the ice pop!

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YOU WILL NEED (MAKES 12 ICE LOLLIES):

3/4 Cup tequila // 2 cups of pineapple juice // 1lb fresh pineapple, peeled and blended // 1/4 cup grenadine //

STEP 1.

Combine the blended fresh pineapple, pineapple juice and the tequila into a jug and stir well.

STEP 2:

Fill the ice pop moulds about 3/4 full (my moulds had a little fill line on them which was really helpful!)

STEP 3:

Finally, pour about one 1 teaspoon of grenadine into each pop and allow it to sink to the bottom of the pop. Then press it into the bottom of the mould and give it a little mix at the bottom by massaging the bottom half of the lolly to create the ombre effect! Then quickly pop them in the freezer!

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BLUE LAGOON

This one is for the vodka fans and I absolutely adore the colour of this one! It’s a beautiful shade of blue and really POPS against the other ice lollies!

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YOU WILL NEED (MAKES 12 ICE LOLLIES):

2 and a half cups of lemonade // 2 tablespoons of blue curaçao // 4 tablespoons vodka // 6 drops of blue food colouring (optional) //

STEP 1:

In a jug combine all of the ingredients except for the blue food colouring.

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Friday

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May 2017

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MAKE THESE SUPER FUN BEYONCÉ PHOTO BOOTH PROPS!

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Happy Friday guys! I am SO SO SO excited about today’s DIY I can’t even tell you! As you know we’re big fans of Beyoncé around here, so much so that we created these fun Beyoncé lyric glassware stickers for bachelorette or birthday parties, bridal showers or just everyday life! I’ve wanted to create some more Beyoncé themed party accessories for a while now and then the idea came to create some Queen Bey themed photo booth props!! I just knew any Beyoncé fan would love to have these on hand at a party! Grab the props here!

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We decided to create props that showed off some of Beyoncé’s most iconic looks like the metal hand from the ‘All the single ladies’ video, the hot sauce baseball bat, the telephone from the Lady Gaga collab and many more! We’ve also included fun little nods to songs like watermelons and lemons for the lemonade album and you’ll even find a few famous song lyrics in the pack too!

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There are 16 props in total including:

  • The ‘hot sauce’ baseball bat
  • Boy bye
  • Bee logo
  • Telephone
  • A watermelon
  • Lemonade
  • Drunk in love
  • Flawless
  • Feyoncé
  • Captain hat
  • Fringe glasses
  • I’ve been drinking
  • Black hat
  • I slay
  • A lemon
  • The metal hand

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You can grab the prop designs here then all you need to do is print them off onto white card or white paper (then back onto card), cut them out then adhere them to some BBQ skewers using craft glue! SO simply right?! And you can guarantee your guests will love them!

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Tell me which prop is your favourite?! I am so obsessed with he baseball bat and all the lyric ones! So fun! Don’t forget if you’re after more photo booth props for your event then we’ve got a bunch of them available that you can grab below! xxx

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May 2017

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO EAT & WHAT TO SEE IN ZADAR & SPLIT, CROATIA

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I can’t believe it’s been over two weeks since I came back from Croatia, I spent a week in this beautiful country and ticked a couple of places of my ‘to see’ list whilst I was there! If you’re planning a trip here anytime soon, or maybe you’re thinking of visiting Croatia for your honeymoon or are simply dreaming up new pretty place to explore in the future then be sure to pin this page to your travel board for future use! I’m going to be sharing places to visit, where we stayed, what to eat, my favourite moments and a few helpful tips and tricks!

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VISIT IN SPLIT

Hands down my favourite day of the whole trip was when we took a day trip to Krka national park. This park is full of these insanely gorgeous natural waterfalls that you can gawk over! (Actually if you go in the summer months you can swim in them!) we booked our tour with a company called Splitlicious and I couldn’t recommend them enough! We got picked up in a mini bus around 8am in the morning and headed to Krka, it takes about 40 minutes to walk around the entire park and there’s a lovely little restaurant that over looks the waterfalls where we ate lunch.

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