Birthday Party…

Hello all!

I hope you are all enjoying this mini heatwave we are experiencing at the moment!  I am staying at my parents in East Sussex with the children, as they broke up for the summer holidays last week.  We went to Whitstable today for a hot and sticky afternoon, with fish and chips and a paddle in the sea.

As I said in my previous post, we held a craft and tea party for my daughter and a few of her friends on Saturday.  The children had a lovely time, the sun shone and the grown ups had Pimms so all was good!!  I took so many photo’s that it’s been a bit tricky to narrow them down for the blog – I will do another post this week to show you the craft activity we did.

So, back to these pictures – apologies in advance if pink and frou frou is not your thing, but I had a vision in my head, and I ran with it!  (I blame Pinterest!)  So out came the cake stands and the fairy lights, and I went to Hobbycraft to pick up some decorations.  Needless to say, I think I got much more pleasure out of the final result than my daughter, but I think it does us good every now and then to indulge our fancies!  The beautiful peonies and roses were from Morrisons, who I think sell fab flowers very cheaply, I also bought their plain value cupcakes and iced them myself to match the huge madeira cake I made.

I have blog posts coming out of my ears, so I shall be popping back tomorrow evening with some pictures, in the meantime have a lovely Wednesday!

Tamsyn x

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  • WOW – it looks absolutely beautiful! The cake is incredible – and you iced it yourself?? I may just have to book you in to style my own parties from now on – including the grown up ones – ha ha! Well done, i bet your daughter was delighted.
    Paula x
    p.s. It's so funny that you're now in East Sussex for the hols .- my in-laws lived there until earlier this year when they moved up to live near us, but until then, that was my regular school holiday routine too!

    • Aw thank you so much Paula! I did ice the cake, it took a lot of butter icing!!
      I love it down here, it's such a lovely place to bring the children, they were running around the lawn still at 8pm this evening having a fab time!

      Tamsyn x

  • MMMM YUMMY! It all looks so pretty Tamsyn and now you've made me peckish and I need cake and there is none in the house.. *sigh hehe

    Emma x

    • Thank you so much Emma! Nothing beats a lovely slice of cake and cup of tea! 🙂

      Tamsyn x

  • So amazing – the children must have thought they were in wonderland. Well done you, this must have been a lot of work – and very satisfying that it paid off so beautifully!

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