Jam and Jerusalem in Manchester

Bespoke artwork by Catsneeze

Ladies, arm yourselves with knitting needles and crochet hooks! The Women’s Institute has FINALLY come to Manchester city centre. For home and country, everyone, for home and country!

Pin-Ups in Pinnies

Pin-Ups in Pinnies

Take two eggs, a cup of flour, 100g of butter, one teaspoon of vanilla, a dash of old-school femininity and a pinch of 1950s glamour…Wait, what? That’s the strangest recipe ever! What on earth are you making? Pin-Ups in Pinnies, of course – Manchester’s very own catering company that bakes cupcakes and vintage to perfection every time.

Join Me For High Tea linky party #3

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Four o’clock on a Wednesday? That can only mean one thing – it’s time for my High Tea linky party! Come hither, my pretties, and show the world your favourite tea party-related blog posts.

Cinnamon pinwheels: The easiest recipe in the world


Because my High Tea linky party’s on again today (quick, quick – find your favourite posts!) I thought I’d treat you all to some taste-a-licious pinwheels. Don’t eat them all at once!

A vanilla cupcake celebration

Cupcake station

My High Tea linky party’s on until tomorrow and no tea party is complete without a raft of delicious cupcakes. Here’s a recipe for some tasty vanilla bites with a bit of an icing surprise.

Join me for High Tea (#2)

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It’s that time of the week again, folks – my wonderful little High Tea linky party. Come hither and link up all your sure-to-be-wonderful tea party posts. Cupcakes, tea dresses, cosies, cake stands, photographs, teacups – everyone and everything is welcome here!

Recipe time: Orange gingernuts

yummy biscuits

Fancy a gingersnap to go with your tea tonight? Here’s a lovely little recipe just for you.

Monday’s Points of Pinterest: The Hunger Games


“Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun.” From Panem to Pinterest, The Hunger Games have taken the world by storm. Just take a look at some of the best pins to be found on the social networking site and you’ll see what I mean.

A cupcake stand how-to

How cute

Cupcakes are so gorgeous they deserve to be displayed in style, so here’s a little how-to on making your very own three-tier stand.

Join me for High Tea

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Tea time, everybody! From 16:00 today you can link up your foodie blog posts and have a look to see what other crafty-minded people are up to. Welcome to my High Tea linky party!


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