Anyone who knows me will know how much i love Orlando in Florida. The sunshine, the rain storms, the food, the shopping, the people, the parks, the WizardingWworld of Harry Potter and of course the Disney Magic!!! I am addicted. I have been 5 times. My first trip was when i was 19 with an ex and… Continue reading My name is Emma and i am an Orlando addict!!
So as you may know we have recently sold our house and are in the process of purchasing our next home. It is an emotional time, which is something i wasn’t altogether prepared for, i feel sad to be leaving the house we have been in for over 8 years, this was our first home as a… Continue reading House Buying….oh the joy!!!
As i have mentioned in previous posts the first time i ever did anything crafty was for my wedding in 2010. At the time i loved reading blogs by American brides and also sites like Project Wedding where i would marvel over the ingenuity and talent of these other brides-to-be! As our wedding date approached i decided to take… Continue reading My First Craft Project…my wedding…no pressure then
My husbands birthday was approaching and my belly was growing (i was 8 months pregnant….and eating for 2 of course!) and my maternity leave had started…….so it was cake challenge time! My husband is a bit of a geek, he would admit this, so i knew it had to be something either superhero or star wars… Continue reading Challenge Extended….challenge accepted….make a Stormtrooper Cake
Okay….its rant time! I apologise in advance for anyone i upset or insult etc but these are just my views and opinions! What the HELL is wrong with the world today! This week i read about the poor little girl Lucie who died whilst waiting with her Dad to be seen by a Doctor. My heart literally broke… Continue reading When Bystander Apathy takes over!!
My husband and i purchased our current house back in 2004, when i was just 21. At the time we didn’t know how fotunate we were to be able to get enough money from the bank to make a purchase or how timely our purchase was. My husband (boyfriend at the time) decided he was… Continue reading House Selling – The Edge of Sanity
As previously mentioned i enjoy baking, now i note here that i am not particularly good at baking, each cake comes out with its own set of individual flaws no matter how much i concentrate!! So why do i enjoy it? I blame the power that my childhood memories have over me! Some of my… Continue reading My Cake Challenge, should i accept it……..Thomas the Tank Engine
After having my baby girl last year i was left with a number of new stretch marks in various places, breasts, stomach, hips, thighs, knees…….yes my knees (those i hadn’t anticipated!) Some days i feel so much self-loathing for my appearance and the stretch marks on those days definetly fall in the ‘hate them’ category.… Continue reading Stretch Marks – love them or hate them
When i got married to my husband Simon in 2010 i made a lot of the wedding decorations myself. I’d never done anything like that before and i discovered it was sooo much fun and really rewarding to see how things came together. After the wedding i didn’t really have any need to make anything,… Continue reading Homemade Nursery Decorations
So i love baking cakes and decorating them, i am not particularly skilled in this area, but i think i could get an A for effort at least. The last cake i made was for my husbands birthday in September 2011, one month before our daughter Miley was born. That was a stormtrooper cake which… Continue reading Rainbow Layer Cake…..lets give it a shot