All posts tagged: fun

Cockatoo Chatter

What have we been up to….children’s baking! A few week’s ago, my niece was having a farewell party at school for one of her schoolmates who was returning overseas. The decision was made to have an Australian theme. From an array of fauna and flora Australian icons, the decision was made to make those ever enjoyable cupcakes as a base and decorate them as cockatoo’s and koala’s The Sulphur-crested cockatoo can be found widely north and east of Australia, and actually right at our back door.Their distinctive raucous call can be very loud, repeat very loud. The plumage is overall white, the expressive crest is yellow. The bill is black, the legs are grey, and the eye-ring is whitish. Males typically have almost black eyes, whereas the females have a more red or brown eye. Wikipedia So, with a bit of detail, we made cockatoo cupcakes…cupcakes were a basic vanilla mixture covered in assorted lollies: banana’s,licorice,marshmallows and vanilla frosting. So, I know you’re now wondering what our koala’s looked like… Chocolate cupcakes with choc frosted …

Shy Talk!

An interesting week for me… Some of you may think where is she now and what is she doing? If I knew myself I would tell you. However, I’ve found time today to be part of Mandy’s adventure, from her star blog: The Complete Cookbook. Her weekend  adventure was for us to answer a few questions, so we could all get to know each other a little better. Today was the best I could do, so I hope you’ll not worry that it’s already mid week, but I wanted to be part of Mandy’s adventure. 1. What is your favourite non- alcoholic drink? At this point in time, non-alcoholic in my life doesn’t exist!  but……Coffee,espresso.. 2. What is your favourite alcoholic drink? A cold glass of bubbling Prosecco or a lingering Vodka Sgroppino   3. What is your favourite food? Now, this one is a hard one!  …Pasta! 4. What’s your least favourite food? Rockmelon, I can’t eat it, I refuse to even buy them I hold my nose  and don’t breathe until I’ve passed …