Friday, 23 October 2009

Eeeek Get Excited!

Sooooo its finally Friday! Which means the Bling & Buy competition finally goes LIVE!

Head on over the the Bling and Buy Blog for the full dets! Here are the FANTASTIC prizes up for grabs.

Love, Hearts and Crosses - Cherry earrings, rocking horse necklace and Amour Necklace

Penny Dog - Candy necklace

Funky Junk Jewellery - Stud earrings

LaurasJewellery: Carousel necklace

Miss Dollipops - Love Necklace, Headband, and ring

Kooky Boutique - Rainbow earrings

Not to mention some free choccie from Chocoholics too! The comp closes tonight so get entering :D It took me forever to decide on only 3 items.


Monday, 12 October 2009

Some recent bakes...

Blueberry muffins. I cant even tell you how proud I am of these. I used a recipe from the Magnolia Bakery Cookbook. I was expecting a disaster...They taste SO good! They literally lasted 2 minutes :D

Its SO my favourite cookbook right now :) Ive also made delicious brownies & cookies from it! :D

My mum always goes on at me because I use "american" recipes and she prefers "english recipes"...SO today I decided to bake a coconut cake using an english recipe.

NOW coconut cake is my mums speciality. It took me about 10mins to sift through some online recipes and I went with the one with the strangest method (ofcourse).

This was the result:

Now it may not look like much (lets be honest, regular coconut cakes never look pretty) BUT...Wow! It tastes SOOOOOOOOOO good :D Nom Nom indeed! There isnt much left :S Its ridiculously more-ish. Its just so light and spongey. Needless to say my mother had to accept defeat, she LOVES it.

Im not sure what to bake next...I think it should be something chocolatey in celebration of it being National Chocolate Week! :D

Ive been SO busy lately ;) BLAME my twitter addiction.

I just want to say a HUGE thank you to Conny at Love Hearts and Crosses! :) I was actually the winner of their last competition- whoop whoop :D <3

Its SO worth having a look at the website, the pieces are just so unique and GORGEOUS.

I was going to post about her new competition but its just closed- oops! :( It was being run by Love Hearts and Crosses & the lovely Liz from The Beauty And The Feast blog - to win a unique charm bracelet. Good luck to all who entered! Its worth pointing out that at the end of the month Liz is holding great 2 prize draws!

"There are TWO prizes up for grabs, one packed full of beauty and pampering products, and one laden with food and drink goodies! Both are perfect for sharing, giving away as Christmas presents or simply for spoiling yourself, so get entering!

The prize draw is open to anyone in the UK, over the age of 18 and closes on 31st October 2009 (a whole month starting today!). Winners will be drawn at random.

To enter follow the link below to my just giving page (or go directly to and for every pound you donate, you will gain one entry into the prize draw. When you donate, leave a comment saying 'BEAUTY' to enter to win the beauty prize and 'FEAST' to win the food/drink prize.

The proceeds will go to the charity Cancerkin in aid of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (1st-31st October 2009)."

Also if youre thinking of purchasing something from Love Heart and Crosses, head on over to Liz's blog where you will find a yummy little discount code :)



Plastic Bat Blog Giveaway

So I stumbled across the cutest blog thats currently running a competition to win an adorable Deer necklace!!! :)

There are 6 different ways for you to enter so be sure to go on over to the blog and check them all out :D Also if you win, you get to choose between an orange and a brown one- SWEET!!!

The competition ends on Monday 19th October.

Twitter: @plasticbat