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    3 easy cake decorating tips that will make your cakes look amazing | With Lola’s Cupcakes

    February 27, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to decorating a cake, it can be a daunting challenge. Do you need to be a
    professional dessert baker? An artist? A miracle maker?… Well the answer is no! We’ve shared
    some of our top tips for cake decorating with ease. So, you needn’t worry about your
    buttercreams, sprinkles or piping bags.

    Using a Piping Bag:

    At Lola’s we prefer to use disposable piping bags to pipe our finishes. To prepare you piping
    bag, slip the nozzle/tip into …

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    5 Surprising Things You Learn When Your Friend Has a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    So your friend is having a baby! Perhaps she’s the first one in your group to get pregnant, or maybe she’s your closest BFF. Once the initial excitement wears off you find yourself wondering, how will things change?

    It can all be a bit scary when you have no idea what to expect. My 1st Years is here to help! Check out our guide to surprising things you learn when your friend has a baby. If …

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    7 Ways to Help Your Friend Who Has Just Had a Baby

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us

    When a close friend has a baby, you want to support them in any way possible. Even if you’ve never had kids of your own, you can still imagine just how exhausting and overwhelming it must be. But if you’ve never had kids of your own, you might be a bit unsure about the best way to help.

    If we’re unsure, we tend to react by avoiding. You might tell yourself that what your friend truly …

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    How to Make the Perfect Easter Biscuits | With Biscuiteers

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Food & Drink, Party

    Whether you’ve got an upcoming baby shower, children’s birthday party or want to start preparing for your Easter celebrations, hand-made biscuits make the perfect addition. We’ve teamed up with our experts in biscuit decorating, Biscuiteers, to show you how to make delicious and beautifully decorated treats for Easter.

    Biscuiteers easy vanilla biscuit recipe

    Ingredients

    Makes 24-30

    350g plain flour
    100g self-raising flour
    125g granulated sugar
    125g salted butter softened, diced
    125g golden syrup
    1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste
    1 large egg lightly beaten

     

    How to make …

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    How to Have a Successful Stress-free Children’s Party | With The Giggle Company

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Party

    The thought of hosting a children’s party can either fill you with excitement or panic but no matter how you feel we’re here to help! Learn how to have a stress-free children’s party with these helpful tips and tricks from our entertainment experts at The Giggle Company.

    Time slot

    Two hours sounds like it could be too short for a party, but we think it keeps it short and sweet and people often will be there for …

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    How to Make the Perfect Cake for Any Occasion | With Lola’s Cupcakes

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Food & Drink, Party

    How to make the perfect cake that would work for any occasion…

    In our opinion there is not one perfect cake, however if we had to choose the ultimate party pleaser, loved by all, great tasting every time, it would have to be our classic Victoria Sponge cake! The Victoria Sponge is so versatile. You can enjoy over afternoon tea, a birthday party or even just as a sweet treat when you need a delicious bite …

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    Balloon Trends for your Child’s Party | With Bubblegum Balloons

    February 26, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    Whether you’re a brand, a bride, a party planner or a parent, looking at a venue and knowing you have to somehow make it ‘yours’ can be incredibly daunting. Thankfully it doesn’t take many balloons to transform a space, which is where we come in handy! Fitting with any party theme, our balloons have an easy way of making people feel like they’re somewhere special and they’re ready to celebrate.

    Balloons are an easy way to …

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    How to be Featured on our Instagram Feed: 7 Dos and Don’ts

    February 19, 2019How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

    It warms our hearts when we scroll through Instagram to see adorable children  wearing My 1st Years, wrapped in robes and blankets with their names on, playing with personalised toys we made just for them. Whenever we find a great photo, we jump at the chance to share it on our feed so all our followers can gasp at the cuteness, too.

    Would you like to be featured on our Instagram? All you need to do …

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