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Domestic Goddess
Showing posts with label The Great British Bake Off intro. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Great British Bake Off intro. Show all posts

Wednesday 9 August 2023

Bake, Bake & More Baking!

 What is too silly to be spoken can be sung - Pierre de Beaumarchais
Welcome to my Hump of the Week 🐫
Breakfast and Brew time.
Now to get the newspaper.
Goes to Tescos.
While I am stood in the queue, I start singing along with Crowded House's "Don't Dream it's over". Two customers at the tills turned around and smiled.
(Just pray it's not going to rain tomorrow!)
Back home.
I gives hubby a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹ before he leaves to go to work.
I put all the washing back out on the line.
Gets Kenny the Kenwood out...
Time to bake!
Gets put in two cake tin in the oven.
Washes up everything to reuse it again.
Puts it in one cake tin and into the oven it goes.
For the third time, uses Kenny to make cup cakes this time.
The first cake was ready to leave the oven.
The second cake soon followed.
In goes the cupcakes.
Liquid lunch time.
I cut out the items needed to decorate the Llama cake.
Then coloured them in ;)
Now to decorate both cakes.
Decorated the cupcakes and Llama cake.
Quick Tea at three.
More baking to be done.
With things from my garden..
All put in a saucepan.
Rolled out the pastry and added to the top of the dish.
In the oven it went.
Quick read of today's newspaper.
Pie is ready :)
Puts the tea on.
Hubby comes back from work.
Nice sloppy wet one πŸ’‹ for him.
Tea is served up.
All the cakes are boxed up ready for tomorrow.
My friends are coming tomorrow, so they are having some cupcakes as well.
We sorted out some more things to go to the Charity Shop tomorrow.
Dining room is looking a bit empty!
We caught up with some news.
Sleep Tea time.
I found out that a singer I love to listening to, had died aged 80.
I played his self-entitled album from 1987 to death on my walkman.
I bought all the singles off the album.
My favourite single of the album is at the end of this blog post.
The forecast for tomorrow is going to be sunny and warm, time to dust off the Bikini! πŸ‘™



Tuesday 27 June 2023

Time To Bake The Big One!

 If you play with anything long enough it will break - Murphy's Law
Welcome to my Baking Tuesday πŸ‘
I have to start on the 18th Birthday Cake for my younger son....
Breakfast and Brew. 
Now out of the door....
I gives hubby a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹before I head off to work.
On goes the summer hat and summer coat.
Big big sunglasses.
I goes and turns on my lights and gets the newspaper on the way up.
Swaps my newspaper for my big stick.
Now to turn on my other lights.
Let's to go to work 🍭
The Village Hall was full of Open Reach vans.
They were having a meeting with breakfast supplied.
One school was back after being closed yesterday.
Still had cars not stopping on the otherside.
Finished in one piece.
Back home I go.
Time to get out Kenny the Kenwood.
Going to make the final 18th Birthday cake.
Put the cakes into the oven to bake.
Loaded up dishwasher, and put it on.
Coffee time!
Took out the cakes to cool down.
Liquid lunch time.

I talked to hubby on his lunch break
Out I go to do the afternoon shift.
On goes the summer hat and summer coat.
Big big sunglasses.
I go and turn on my lights,
Nip into the Charity Shop.
Time for a drink...
I went to collect my big stick.
While we all have a rabbit in the square, my younger brother in his van goes past, and has a good look as he drives past!
I say goodbye to my friends.
Time to start the afternoon shift.
Giving out BOINGs out!
Last minute brakers too!
Finished in one piece.
Back home I go.
On the way home, I saw younger brother in the Greggs car park.
Carries on making the cake.
Puts the tea on.
Hubby comes back, and he has a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹
Tea is served.
I looked inside today's newspaper.
Finished what I could on the cake.
The previous 18th cakes I have done↓
Sleep Tea time.
All ready for hot hump tomorrow 🐫


Wednesday 21 June 2023

Coffee With My Cake!

 Just my luck. I was at the airport when my ship came in 
- Henny Youngman
Welcome to my Hump of the week 🐫
Coffee morning with some of my bakes going in....
Breakfast and Brew.
Then to load my bakes into Sexy Beast.
I gave hubby a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹
Off to work I went.
I dropped off my bakes first.
The woman I left with: said "they look nice enought to eat!"
"They are nice to eat, and have took photos of them all." As I left.
I put on my summer coat, summer hat, and big big sunglasses.
Off down the road to turn on my lights.
I collected my newspaper on the way back.
Swapped my newspaper for my big stick.
Now to turn on my other lights.
Now to walk to my spot!
I had a few BOINGs given out.
At least the sun is out and getting warm!
I was telling everyone about the coffee morning.
I finished in one piece.
Took coat and hat off and went for much needed drink...
I went back to the coffee morning.
My big pink cake had been sold.
However I had to have some of my bakes back as they had far too cake to sell.
Back in Sexy Beast they went. 
I left the Blueberry Muffins there.
(Someone moaned to me about the Blueberry flavour being too strong and was left in its mouth all day. They didn't realise it was me that made them!)
(Backtrack time!)
Back home I go.
I brought in the tins of cake back into the house.
I had a small lunch
(No liquid lunch avaliable)
I talked to hubby on his dinner break.
Now to go to do the afternoon session.
On goes the summer coat, summer hat and big big sunglasses goes on.
Turns on one set of lights.
Drops into the Charity Shop.
They like shortbread especially Strawberry Shortbread. Be dropping mine with them tomorrow.
Turns on my lights and back up the road to get my big stick out of
Sexy Beast.
I have a rabbit with my friends in the square before I started my afternoon shift.
I said goodbye to my friends.
As the sun was shining, I was hoping not to give out any BOINGs, oh I was so wrong!
Boing, Boing and much Boing given out to the car drivers on the otherside of the road.
At least I finished in one piece.
Home Time.
Time for a nice ice lolly!
I started on the tea..
Hubby came back and had a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹
Tea is served.
I looked into today's newspaper.
Film Time....
Then we caught up with the news.
Sleep Tea time.
Now to bed with warm hands!