Mini Chocolate Guinness Engagement Cakes

When some of my lovely friends recently got engaged, as a present I made them some miniature cup cakes to enjoy at their engagement party. To give the cakes a little more depth I decided to go for chocolate Guinness with a cream cheese frosting and used mini muffin cake cases, which are slightly smaller than fairy cakes. This recipe is my version of The Hummingbird … Continue reading Mini Chocolate Guinness Engagement Cakes

I’m Not Sure About You Dry January

It’s day seven and apart from a few periods of sickness I can’t remember the last time I willingly went this long without alcohol, and it feels really good (spoiler; this is a very smug post). In the past week the benefits have been almost immediate and it’s not been too much of a struggle not to reach for a glass of wine after successfully … Continue reading I’m Not Sure About You Dry January

Five Reasons Giving Up Booze For January Is Bad For You

It’s nearly the new year and that means it’s time for big changes and resolutions and for the first time in my 30 years on the planet I’ve decided to give up alcohol for January. This is largely due to the fact I’m getting married this year in eight months’ time and am in need of a health boost to kick off the wedding diet. … Continue reading Five Reasons Giving Up Booze For January Is Bad For You