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My TOP TEN Christmas Gifts for Cake Decorators!

Have you been asked the dreaded question yet?

You know the one…

“So, what would you like for Christmas…?”

If you’re anything like me, then I bet your mind immediately goes blank – a complete mental block – and you can’t think of anything at all. As a result, I thought I would put together the ultimate cake decorator’s Christmas wish and that way, the next time someone asks you the dreaded question, you can get my latest video up and just shove it under their noses.

You can check out the video here (don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE!):


In this week’s video, I’m also giving away a copy of Rhianydd Webb’s debut book, Cyril’s Cake Adventure, so be sure to head to this link and get your entry in

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So, what did you think? Did I miss anything important? What are you hoping to find under the tree on Christmas morning?

Be sure to let me know in the comments over on YouTube and who knows… you might just snag yourself an extra little treat. 😉

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A massive thank you from me to you!

Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who has supported my fundraising efforts this month! As a result of your generosity and all-round awesomeness, we have been able to send a massive £389.50 to local causes supporting children and that is quite simply amazing!

Congratulations to my two winners, Moira and Jill – I do hope you enjoy your festive treats!

I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish my subscribers, regular readers and everyone else a very Merry Christmas!

And I’ll see you all next week for my look back at the year that was 2017. It’s been a crazy ride! 😍

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Don’t mention the C word…

Sorry I have been ignoring you of late. I don’t know about you, but I am NOT ready for the big day. There are still presents to buy, Christmas cakes to finish and don’t even ask me about Christmas food… *wails*

I took it upon myself to make eight Christmas cakes this year and an additional load of mini ones too. As it stands, I have finished two: one for my brother, which will never be posted online (sorry Paul) and one to be raffled off to raise money for my school.

The cake raising money for The Victory Primary School

Our own cake, my mother’s, my mother-in-laws and the copious remaining gift cakes are still languishing in a marzipan-covered purgatory awaiting their final covering and decorating.

At some point, I still need to whip up the various signature bakes that people have come to expect from me over the holiday season and, of course, finish my Christmas shopping and buy some food for the hoards that will be descending on my dining table come Christmas Day…

It’s not all bleak though – today marks the final day of school (after the LONGEST autumn term in history – literally) and then preparations can really step up a gear. I even hope to be able to shoot some of my Christmas cake decorations for the blog – here’s hoping!

How are things going your end? Reassure me – no one else is ready, right? RIGHT?!!