Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Rainbow Birthday Cupcakes

Last month we got to celebrate our little baker’s birthday! We decided to make some colourful Rainbow Cupcakes from a Pillsbury Moist French Vanilla Cake Mix by simply adding in some colour-popping gel for her school birthday ring! Naturally, given the choice, Sophie chose pink, purple and turquoise to form the three coloured cake batters,…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Celebration Cake

If you’ve yet to catch up on our first two bakes with Pillsbury – we’ve made Frosted Brownie Slices and a Banana & Walnut Bundt Cake – go check them out and then add this fabulous Celebration Cake to your repertoire! My wonderful husband had a birthday recently, so we leapt at the opportunity to…

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The Carnival comes to town – Oli turns 6!

After postponing the party due to the birthday boy having an unexpected hospital stay – remember this post – the Carnival finally came to town! Oli and I probably started planning this party last year, directly after his Magic party – that’s how it works in our house – lots of forward planning! Oli immediately…

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A very (un) Happy Birthday.

On Monday night, as we wrapped up Oli’s big boy bike and presents, we struggled to get him to sleep. Not because he was showing signs of any illness, but because he was so excited, he proclaimed he just ‘could not sleep’. I went to bed just after ten and could hear Oli talking, so…

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