Mondayitis

Happy Monday!

Wow, didn’t the weekend whizz by? We’ve had a busy couple of days getting into some long overdue wedding planning – the table numbers are well underway (I can’t wait to share them with you, they are pretty freaking cute!), my hair is all sorted and the structure of the ceremony is almost finalised… not bad for a weekend!

I hope you had a lovely weekend too, and enjoy the week ahead – here are five things to get you started…

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HTWD’s First Decorating Class

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High Tea with Dragons is a huge part of my life and one of my favourite parts is getting to know some of my lovely readers. Which is why I was so excited to announce that I would be hosting decorating classes – what better way to get to know you than over copious amounts of buttercream, sweet treats and decorating?

On Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of hosting my very first decorating class – Beginner’s Cupcake Decorating! Having spent the morning baking, preparing goodie bags, making cupcake toppers and setting everything up, I couldn’t wait for the six lovely ladies to arrive so we could get the class going.

As a beginner’s class we ran through the basics of cupcakes all the way from coring and filling to making and piping buttercream. I showed the ladies how to decorate a cupcake in three different ways using just one decorating tip – the perfect challenge for any beginner decorator!

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Mondayitis

Happy Monday!

I hope you had a lovely weekend. Mine was very relaxed – Saturday was spent relaxing at home and getting some major baking underway. Our pantry is now (over) stocked with tons of treats that I can’t wait to share with you! Yesterday was spent hanging out with friends, strolling the Glenfield night markets and watching X Factor – a good weekend all up! Now onto the week ahead – here are five things to get your week started…

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