Biscuits

Oh the wonderful world of biscuits. I LOVE BISCUITS, more so than cake (unless it is coffee and walnut cake) and cookies. I am not however the best at making them. The usually get a bit crispy round the edges. But here are some rather fancy tasty looking biscuits I want to try my hand at.

1) The Pink Whisk- Love Heart Icing

2) Gourmet Traveller-Lemon Glazed Biscuits

3) BBC Food- Shortbread Biscuits with Salted Peanut and Carmel Filling

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4) Baking Mad- Crunchy Oaty Biscuits

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5) BBC Food- Shortbread

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6) Delia Online- Chocolate Almond Crunchies

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I have not made shortbread before but am a sucker for it. I really like the idea of traditional shortbread with lemon sugar on top with a good cuppa! Nom.

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1950s theme

Good Morning,

I love a good themed party. I went to a couple last month and I have one this week which is 1950s themed and I am excited. I mainly need to think about hair and make up style as I have collected everything else. I thought I would post some tutorials and ideas, in case any of you lovely people are in need of 1950s costume! I will post a photo of me in my get up on Friday so you can see the end result!

This dress is amazingly gorgeous. I want it 🙂

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But this is more the style of dress that I have:

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I had trouble in deciding if my dress was 1950s, but I hoping with the right accessories and make up I’ll be fine!

If my hair was long enough I would try a style like this. She looks stunning in this photograph.

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 Cherry Dollface has some really good 1950 inspired hair style tutorials. I am planning on styling my hair using her video. She also has alot of other videos based on 1950s themed styling.

This is not a blog about 1950s themed styling. However, this photo of her is amazing. How she has done her make up is the style I am aiming for.

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Or maybe I should go with the hair roller look? What you think?

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Yesterday’s Girl is a blog about vintage life and styling. Check her out if you are interested in this kind of stuff. She has a tutorial on how she does her make up as well as the products she uses. This is her face made up prettily 🙂

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 Time to get the red lippy out!

I’ll add a photograph of me all dressed up later in the week, I promise this time it will happen!

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Cupackes!

As it is the middle of the week and I am craving some delicious noms, I thought I would post some recipes for cupcakes in an attempt to cheer myself and anyone who reads this! I have recently bought myself a piping bag and have been trying it out; it is more difficult than I thought. Tip of the day: make sure not to take to long if using butter frosting as it goes goooey.

1) Baking mad, Banoffee Cupcake

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2) Connie Cupcake, Glittery Cherry

3) Baking Mad, Chocolate and Raspberry cupcake

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4) Lemon Sugar, Cherry cordial cupcakes

5) BBC good food, Cranberry Ripple cheesecake cupcakes

6) Food Network, Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing

I making vegetarian tapas this evening, so if I have time I will attempt at making some cupcakes. Will post a photo later!