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    10 Don’t Miss Donuts

    Donuts. Baked or fried, iced or dusted, we've all enjoyed them at some point. A few years ago, the humble Donut got an upgrade, and became the latest 'must have' treat for weddings and birthdays. While the fever has cooled, the artistry certainly hasn't. Here's my pick of the 10 prettiest Donuts the internet has to offer. Winnie the Pooh! Oh how I love Pooh Bear. I favourite from my childhood, and now I can eat him. Not sure how I feel about...

    Sweetened Condensed Milk Buttercream (aka Russian Buttercream)

    Sweetened Condensed Milk Buttercream (aka Russian Buttercream) Silky and smooth, and perfect for piping. This soft and sweet Buttercream is NOT a crusting Buttercream, and does well kept cool or refrigerated once piped. 500 g Butter, at cool room temperature395 g Sweetened Condensed MilkVanilla or other flavourings optional Add softened butter to a mixing bowl, and whisk or beat for at least 3 minutes on medium high until very light in colour...

    Buttercream Pumpkins – 3 ways!

    Fall is fast approaching, and nothing says Fall like Pumpkins. Well strictly speaking 9 foot piles of leaves and about 3 hours of daytime says Fall, but I digress. If you’ve got a Fall bake that needs a little somethin’, nothing beats Buttercream, and Buttercream shaped like pumpkins is twice as good! 2D Pumpkins Perfect for Sheet Cakes, tops of cakes, and even flat cupcakes, 2D pumpkins are quick and easy. Stick to warm neutral tones with...

    Witchcraft 101: What is Witchcraft?

    Whether you're feeling drawn to Witchcraft, you want to know more after watching a cool Witchy film, or even if you were taught to fear Witchcraft, its almost nothing like you expect. Straight outta the gate, let's talk about what Witchcraft actually is. Witchcraft is a practice. It is NOT a religion. Witches can be Wiccan, Pagan, Christian, Muslim, Agnostic, even Atheist. Witchcraft in its most basic form, involves working with tools and...

    Homeschool with Special Needs: Daily Plan

    One of the big challenges with Special Needs, is grasping time and order. Concepts like 'soon' and 'later' can be really difficult for growing minds, and as you may have seen in use in school or therapy settings, visuals can be a HUGE part of tackling this confusion. As a homeschooler, I use personalised visuals, developed specifically for my child's needs, and while they may not directly apply to your child, I hope they may be helpful, or even...

    Apothecary Labels

    As any cook with tell you, labels are important. You've only got to mistake salt for sugar ONCE. Same goes for your magical ingredients! While your labels don't have to fancy, you can use a sharpie on an old jam jar if you like, I like things to be a little extra ✨ I have created some commonly used Herbs and Minerals labels for your Apothecary or Grimoire, all you need to do is print, cut, and stick! You can also use the JPG file to create...