Christmas, Pies & Tarts, Preserves

Cranberry, Orange + Cinnamon Tarts

Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! We’re taking a step back towards Christmas today. Now I don’t know if you’ve heard but there are people out there who don’t like fruit mince pies. I know I know. Who are these people? Because…

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Christmas, Cookies

Lucky Pigs

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Ok Ok Ok. I get it. It’s November. But I’m so excited about the best crispy gingerbread I’ve ever had that I had to share it. I have been sitting on my hands for long enough.…

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Cookies

Boo My Valentine

 Prep Time : 10 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! Halloween is just around the corner. It’s not as big a deal here in NZ. But it’s still fun to get in on the action. Especially if there are puns involved. This year we…

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Life

The WB Life: A Wee Break

Hello my lovelies! I just got back from a short break visiting my parents. There was sleeping in. A birthday. A bonfire. And lots of green. We are ready for Wrestlemania this afternoon.

Life

The WB Life: Holiday Feels

Hello my lovelies! The weather has finally turned around (except that I just jinxed it) and I am settling into holiday mode for the a week or two. It’s been a big long hard year and not in the way that anyone likes… It’s come full circle though and now that I’m embarking on a new chapter, 2017 has a…

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Baking Advice, Cakes

Christmas Cake Part 2 – Decorating Ideas

Hello my lovelies! Ten days to go! The perfect time to get those beautiful cakes you’ve made dressed up for the party. My decorating skills are fairly basic so these ideas are all simple and require no fancy equipment. Bonus. They are based on my childhood Christmas cakes and offer differing amounts if icing coverage depending on your taste. The…

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Cookies

Christmas Star Cookies (Speculaas)

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy So Christmas is only two weeks away! Ohmygosh how did that happen!? Every year the time between the start of November and just before Christmas just compresses like crazy – there’s no way that much time went by. I…

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