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Last month my mum celebrated a rather fabulous milestone which we of course had to mark in a very special way.

Dougies - A Trip Down Memory Lane

Last month my mum celebrated a rather fabulous milestone which we of course had to mark in a very special way.

Mar 30 2014




Gorgeous melt in the mouth, stylish treats filled with ganache, buttercream or jam - what's not to LOVE!

Benessamy LOVES: Macarons

Gorgeous melt in the mouth, stylish treats filled with ganache, buttercream or jam - what's not to LOVE!

Feb 13 2013


As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend gets underway, here's a selection of my favourite Jubilee items that I've spied over the past few weeks on my wedding travels!

Happy and Glorious

As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend gets underway, here's a selection of my favourite Jubilee items that I've spied over the past few weeks on my wedding travels!

Jun 01 2012



Tradition would have it that the bride and groom should cut a cake to ensure a fruitful marriage. There are so many different varieties, styles and colours to choose from so just where do you start?

Fruit Cake or Not Fruit Cake? That is the Question..

Tradition would have it that the bride and groom should cut a cake to ensure a fruitful marriage. There are so many different varieties, styles and colours to choose from so just where do you start?

Jul 08 2011