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How to Make a Super Cute Rainbow Unicorn Cake

Have you seen the amazing unicorn cakes all over Pinterest and Instagram? Thea spotted a rainbow unicorn cake on my Instagram feed, and wanted me to make it for her fifth birthday. Luckily, I am up for a challenge! I try and make the girls’ birthday cakes, like my mum, though I don’t always manage it. I’ve made a Chocolate Hedgehog Cake quite a few times and you can see the step by step tutorial here. I also made Thea an Arial from The Little Mermaid cake a few years ago, and you can find  ...

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How To Make Eco-Friendly Homemade Laundry Detergent

Have you discovered Dr Bronner’s Castile Soap? It is pretty amazing stuff. I’ve been using it in homemade natural laundry detergent, amongst other things. Over the past six months or so, inspired by the LiveLAGOM sustainability project I’ve been working on with IKEA and Hubbub, I’ve been trying to reduce the amount of chemicals we use. Dr Bronner’s Organic Citrus Castile Liquid Soap, which you can buy here through my affiliate link, is a key  ...

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Ultimate Flapjack Recipe: Easy, Gooey & Delicious

My flapjacks are famous amongst my friends. I once took some to work and was told by several people I could give up my job and make flapjack for a living. I think that would be rather foolish, but you get the point! Sorry if you think I’m blowing my own trumpet, but try my best ever flapjack recipe and see what you think – I’d love to know, so please leave me a comment below! So the time has come to share my famous flapjack recipe...

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How To Make A Little Mermaid Doll Ariel Birthday Cake

I recently wrote about Thea’s birthday party, and promised you a tutorial on her Ariel doll Little Mermaid cake. My mum used to make me a Flower Fairy cake every year, where the cake was made in a pudding bowl, turned upside down and made into the Flower Fairy’s skirt. I loved them so much, and knew Thea would too. Here she is in all her finished glory – I have to say I was very relieved she turned out as well as she did! It was actually fairly simple to put together, but  ...

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