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Tuesday, 31 July 2012

::: I love it when... :::



I love it when my car mileage goes 12345!

Monday, 30 July 2012

::: Isle of Kerrera :::


We recently visited the Isle of Kerrera one evening. 


It was fairly wet and cold!


But the views were good and the boat ride short which suits me fine.


We had dinner at Kerrera Marina which is great if you love seafood but extremely basic for vegetarians. Definitely a must see.

Friday, 27 July 2012

{This Moment}


Inspired by Soulemama. A Friday ritual. A single photo capturing a moment from the week.

Thursday, 26 July 2012

::: Isle of Skye :::


We recently visited the Isle of Skye.


The scenery is amazing, beautiful, like most of Scotland. 


I particularly loved the feral goat sign! I never knew you got them in Scotland.


The drive there and back was just as wonderful as the island.


And Steve is a fantastic photographer :)

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

::: I love it when... :::




I love it when...

I find something unusual when out for a walk.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

::: Mama Duke's :::



I've finally launched a cupcake website!

Mama Duke's Cupcakery of Oban, Argyll.

The pictures are not uploaded yet and there is still some work to do but I can't wait to get it all up and running. 

You can see it here.

If you have an old Internet Explorer browser you may come across some problems, it works perfectly on phones and tablets etc.

Monday, 23 July 2012

::: Cupcake Day :::


Chocolate Cupcakes


Vanilla Cupcakes and Chocolate Centre Cupcakes


Banana Split Cupcakes with Fudge Centres!

Yet to master my icing skills though!

Friday, 20 July 2012

{This Moment}


Inspired by Soulemama. A Friday ritual. A single photo capturing a moment from the week.

Thursday, 19 July 2012

::: Tattoo :::



Got myself another tattoo!

This is the date we got married.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

::: Charlie and the glove :::


My crazy mad border collie, Charlie Brown, playing with my glove!

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Monday, 16 July 2012

::: Charlie Brown :::


Nothing smells worse than a wet dog!

Thursday, 12 July 2012

::: Sorrel :::


Sorrel is a lovely little Araucana chicken who we originally got to replace Spice (now that she's a rooster) but we love Spice and Sorrel will make a lovely companion for him as well as Cinnamon. 


Can't wait to get Sage later in the year then our little chicken family will be complete.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

::: Spice the Rooster :::


Remember my chicken Spice?


She decided to start crowing!


Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Monday, 9 July 2012

::: Chicken Attack :::


We picked up a new chicken on Saturday.


We've named her Sorrel.



And she is extremely friendly.


Thursday, 5 July 2012

::: Sage :::


Meet Sage the Silkie!


She doesn't arrived until September but we're all getting excited to meet her!

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

::: Lion Cake :::


I made a lion cake.

Just for fun!

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

::: Chocolate Centre Cupcakes :::


I made some regular vanilla cupcakes and before they were done I put a square of Dairy Milk chocolate in the centre.


Then topped them with cream cheese frosting (recipe from The Hummingbird Bakery book)

And grated chocolate on the top, yum!

Monday, 2 July 2012

::: Herman the German (Friendship Cake) :::


We got Herman from a friend and were told to look after him.


If we put him in the fridge he would die!


We 'fed' him and stirred him. 


And watched him bubble for ten whole days.


Then we added apples and cinnamon and baked him.


He's so tasty!

Find out more about him here.