Category: Gemma’s Blog

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Our Galgorm Stay – Part 2

If you missed part one of our stay at Galgorm Resort & Spa, you can catch up here. ….Where were we?!  Yes the Gin Evening and then falling into the most comfortable bed, (not because we’d had one to many gins – can you actually have too many gins?!) with fresh, crisp bedding, then waking…

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Our Galgorm Stay – Part 1

If you’ve stayed at Galgorm Resort & Spa before you will understand why we love it so much! We spend a lot of time at Galgorm in a work capacity so you might wonder why we like to spend our down time there too!  Some will say why would you want to stay so close…

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Summer Wedding Cake Designs

So you’ve booked your wedding for Summer, where do you start with cake designs?  I have made no secret of how much I love fresh flowers on cake, especially for a Summer Wedding.  I’ve put together some favourite designs I think will be fabulous this year! All these cakes were dressed with flowers by Sally…

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Your Wedding Cake: My Top 5 Tips!

I am so pleased to see some sunshine today, although it is still so very cold!  There’s something about the sunshine that makes me want to get ‘stuff’ done, bed linen washed, house cleaned, windows flung opened, just me?  Need to make the best of it whilst it’s here, although I’m sure there are much…

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John Bakes Cakes!

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, whatever you got up to!  I was well and truly spoilt by my wonderful family yesterday.  We had a lovely relaxing day at home, of course I spoilt them too with roast dinner cooked by moi lol! Since last week’s blog it’s been a busy one!…

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Marquee Wedding Tips

I met my friend Louise from Oldtown Marquees for coffee and a chat (ok it was prosecco!) to ask her some questions about planning a marquee wedding, here they are with the answers and tips she gave… Can I have my marquee at home? If you have the space then why not put the marquee in…

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Spring Wedding Inspiration

  When it comes to Spring Wedding Inspiration I think this recent photo shoot we were part of is perfect!  Nothing screams Spring like bright flowers and Italian Buttercream!  These pictures were taken by the very talented Steven Hanna, I’m sure you will love them as much as we do! This free form loose bouquet…

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Naked or Semi Naked?

  We get so many questions about naked/semi-naked cakes, what flavours can you choose? Does it still taste fresh if it’s uncovered?  What’s the difference between naked and semi-naked?  Hopefully by the time you’ve read this blog your questions will be answered! Naked/semi-naked cakes were something I originally steered away from!  I thought how could…

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