250g sugar, four eggs, and a handful of life admin? How to start a baking side hustle

The word side hustle has been bandied-around a lot recently, but it does what it says on the tin and for me baking – be it wedding, birthday or baby shower cakes – helps to support and top up my income as a freelance journalist. I’ve been officially freelancing since October and it’s given me the flexibility to bake during the week, whereas before I … Continue reading 250g sugar, four eggs, and a handful of life admin? How to start a baking side hustle

How to have your cake and eat it: Four tips I’ve learnt for budgeting when it’s not wedding season

It’s been two years since I first started making and selling my wedding cakes professionally as a bit of a side hustle, and four months since I officially became a freelance journalist. Both of these decisions have been challenging and I’ve learnt quite a bit along the way, from always saving more than needed, to branching out from just making wedding cakes, which no one’s … Continue reading How to have your cake and eat it: Four tips I’ve learnt for budgeting when it’s not wedding season