Hummingbird Bakery Lemonade Cupcakes|
On 29/06/2012 in Recipes
These fizzy and refreshing lemon cupcakes are ideal for a summer party
Our soda range of cupcakes was a big hit with our customers. These fresh-tasting lemonade cakes include popping candy in the frosting when made in our bakeries, but at home it’s easier to use fizzy lemon jelly sweets, if you wish. See the variation below for the fizzy orange cupc...
Cute pastel furniture|
On 01/02/2011 in Interiors
Children can host a tea party in style with these soft shades of pink, blue and white chairs and table from Bhs
The new Opal range of children’s chairs and table by Bhs is very elegant. Available in white or pastel shades of pink or blue, the chairs are £20 each, while the table is £49. You can also add a stylish twist with the curvy Lisbon chair, £25.
Ten of the best Christmas dress up outfits|
On 23/11/2012 in Shopping
We have rounded up the chicest Christmas dress up outfits for the discerning festive party goer
Christmas Crown, from £25This playful crown, by Oeuf NYC, doubles as an ear warmer, keeping mother and child happy.Available at Oeuf.
Sipping Cocktails with Paris Hilton |
On 31/12/2010 in Recipes
Well, they are created in her family name, and these festive cocktails are perfect for party girls and boys. Adults only!
Hot on the heels of the big Advent countdown comes the numerical event of The Twelve Days Of Christmas which starts on December 25 and ends on Epiphany, January 6. To celebrate in suitable festive style, the award-winning mixologists, Nelson Bernardes and Daniel Carvalho from The...
On 22/09/2011 in Recipes
This recipe is from the company Urban Fresh and is a great healthy treat for a party
Ingredients200g (7oz) unsalted butter200g (7oz) demerara sugar200g (1/2 cup) honey350g (12oz) jumbo porridge oats3 handfuls of dried fruit such as pineapple, papaya or cranberriesMethod Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5. Melt the butter, sugar and honey in a pan until th...
Jasmine Guinness, Charlotte Church and Rachel Stevens turn shoe designers for a heartily good cause|
On 05/07/2012 in Fashion news
Shoes were on the menu as Selfridges hosted a glamourous tea party in aid of the Step2wo and British Heart Foundation collaborative designer collection
Just a few of our favourite things...Any ardent shoe shopper will tell you there is nothing more exciting than slipping on an exqusite pair of brand news shoes. And for the finest in children's footwear, London-based brand Step2wo is a one-stop shop for delectable designer attire...
Two-Tiered Celebration Cake|
On 22/07/2008 in Recipes
This striking cake would make a lovely centrepiece for a children’s party with the flags made from ribbons attached to wooden toothpicks.
Ingredients For the sponge350g (12oz) caster sugar350g (12oz) butter, softened115g (4oz) ground almonds2 tsp vanilla essence1/2 tsp almond essence6 medium eggs, lightly beaten170g (6oz) plain flour4 tsp milkFor the almond buttercream170g (6oz) icing sugar85g (3oz) ground almonds ...
Craft a paper garland|
On 30/05/2012 in Art & Craft
Whether you're hosting a party or just fancy doing some craft, a paper garland is easy to make
1) To make the flags, cut several strips of paper. Fold each one in half with its short edges together. Then, use felt-tips to draw stripes on some of the flags. 2) With the fold at the top, draw an upside-down 'V' shape at the bottom of each flag. Then, keeping the paper folded,...
Spectacular birthday cakes|
On 15/09/2011 in Recipes
A fabulous cake is an essential ingredient for a brilliant birthday party, so here are five that children will love – from a wise old owl to a pixie house
Creating these cakes is easy. Just make the basic sponge recipe (using the size indicated in each recipe, and in your child’s favourite flavour), then ice with a scrummy Buttercream, Chocolate Fudge Frosting or Glacé Icing.Vanilla SpongeExtra large350g (12oz) unsalted butter, at ...
Annie Rigg's Brilliant Birthday Cakes|
On 16/04/2012 in Recipes
A fabulous cake is an essential ingredient for a brilliant birthday party, so here are five that children will love - from a wise old owl to a pixie house
Looking to make a delicious cake? These recipes for a Wise Owl, a Flowering Garden, Mungo The Dog, a Pixie Toadstool and a Curly Caterpillar are all taken from Birthday Cakes For Kids by Annie Rigg (Ryland, Peters & Small, £14.99).Creating these cakes is easy. Just make the basic...