Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for November, 2012

November 20th, 2012 by Clarabella

All about the dinosaurs

Its funny how things happen in clusters sometimes. Like last week, which was the week of dinosaurs. No dinosaur cakes for months, then 3 dinosaur cakes in 1 week. Funny. So, I have now had a lot of practice at making dinosaurs. And I have decided that I like them. They can be made with […]

November 12th, 2012 by Clarabella

Pretty Pastels, and Cake International, Wow

 Last week was a relatively quiet week for me. But still I managed to feel really busy. Go figure hey. I did a double height really pretty pastel birthday cake for the daughter of the owners of the coffee shop in Sale which I supply. I also did a boys birthday cake with a figure […]

November 5th, 2012 by Clarabella

Hell and Heaven, which is which?

What a week. A ‘Hell’ of a week. Teeheehee, I crack me up 🙂 This weekend was Hellrunner. An annual test of the body and mind. A vague 10-12 miles of trail, through puddles, mud and in some parts, neck deep, ice cold water. All in name of fun, and a challenge. Some people think […]

November 2nd, 2012 by Clarabella

Halloween Scaries and Daisies

It was Halloween this week. All it translates into for me is making some halloween themed cupcakes and cakes, and feeding mounds of candy to the neighbourhood children. I find the trick-or-treating thing interesting. I never did it as a child growing up in South Africa, as children walking about the streets of Johannesburg is […]