Archive for December, 2015

Christmas is coming…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

Cuteness overload with these twin cherubs.  If you are familiar with Chasing Tydes and Chantell`s work then you will know how talented she is at working with light and this is exactly what she has done in this Christmas shoot.  The trees are up and decorated, the lights are on and the presents are being…

`Tis the Season`- Entertaining

Posted on: December 19th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

What better way to stop and enjoy the build up to Christmas than to gather with close friends, eat yummy food and chat up a storm.  It goes without saying that this time of year creeps up on us with no warning and can sometimes pass by in a blur as we rush around doing…

Keep it simple…Christmas wrapping

Posted on: December 16th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

Juggling Christmas wrapping in between attending to the needs of a three month old meant that I decided to keep my wrapping simple yet striking.  I could never just wrap a present without adding a little something special.  And this year I am back to the traditional colours of red, white and gold and I think…

Cinnamon Wreath with Cranberries…Recipe

Posted on: December 15th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

A word from Dana (Danaeats)… December is my favourite month of the year, and festive baking plays a major role in that! This Christmas, I promised myself I would cross off at least ten festive recipes that I’ve always wanted to make (let’s see if I’ll stick to that promise). I wanted to start my…

Everything Feminine…styled shoot

Posted on: December 13th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

Pastel colours, flowers, baked treats and a pink Kitchen Aid are a few of my favourite things and to find them altogether is definitely a recipe for a beautiful styled shoot.  I am always thinking of special and unique themes for ladies birthday parties, baby showers and kitchen teas and I think I have just found the…

Christmas Decoration Traditions…Tip

Posted on: December 6th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

Just a quick post about Christmas decorations, that I hope inspires you to make this special part of the year even more special for your loved ones.  Why not add a beautiful and carefully chosen Christmas decoration to your parcels?  We have started a small tradition which I absolutely love!  Ever since my Goddaughter was…

Meet Ana…Inspiration

Posted on: December 3rd, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

How do I begin to describe Ana, owner of Nice Ribbon Atelier?  She is kind, caring, helpful, genuine and seriously talented!  Watching Ana working on her baked goodies, is like watching an artist creating a masterpiece.  She is a perfectionist and makes it look so easy.  I have been fortunate enough to have worked with Ana…

Introducing Mama`s Box…

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

Being pregnant, is such an exciting chapter, but it doesn`t mean there won`t be days when you feel overwhelmed and a little anxious.  Being spoilt or surprised with gifts by your loved ones, helps to remind you just how blessed you are to have your special bump.  When I heard about Mama`s Box through a…

Blueberry Scones…Recipe

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments

A tea time treat from Danaeats to enjoy with a cup of tea… Blueberry Scones I wasn’t always a big fan of scones. I used to think they were too dry and bland, I guess I just never had the right ones. It wasn’t until recently that I started experimenting with different kinds of scones…..

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