All posts by theprofessionalcinderella

Easter Table Setting and Citrus Recipes

Happy Easter everyone! I hope you are all enjoying a wonderful long weekend. Mine has been a fairly quiet one, but yesterday I did have my sister and her boyfriend over for an Easter brunch. The whole thing was citrus themed, from the table runner and plates to the food I baked. Considering there is…

Recipe: Alfajores

Any big fans of Melting Moments out there? What’s not to like, right? Well meet Alfajores (pronounced al-fa-hor-ez), an Argentinian delicacy that is a little explosion of heaven in your mouth. Imagine silky shortbread biscuits, sandwiched together with rich, creamy, smooth dulce de leche. Sound like something you can get behind? Read on…

Poppy and Fern Flower Farm

When I was a child my parents had the most beautiful garden. It was professionally designed, with little “rooms”, and was just a sensory delight. I remember helping myself to all sorts of blooms to put in vases, and often making little bouquets as a peace offering to my Mum when I’d been a little…

Valentine’s Day Inspiration

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us (how did that happen when we only just had Christmas?!). I think that Valentine’s Day is a celebration and acknowledgment of love in all its forms: love for your special someone, your parents, your siblings, your friends and of course, yourself!

Elevated Blue and White

Hello everyone, and a very happy 2021! Let’s hope this year gives us all some much needed positive energy! One of my resolutions is to try and make a little more time to jump on here- I’ve missed writing regularly. I thought I’d kick things off with one of my all-time favourite combinations, blue and…

Recipe: Caramilk Chunk Cookies

Hi everyone! I’ve got a super easy and completely delicious cookie recipe for you today. Think chocolate chip cookies but sooo much better because you’re using caramalised white chocolate instead of regular chocolate, and condensed milk in the mixture to make it absolutely AMAZING! Just watch your waistline, these are totally addictive. 😉

Recipe: Bee Sting

Bee Stings remind me of trips to the bakery from my childhood. There would be chocolate eclairs, cream horns, vanilla slice, and the humble Bee Sting. As a child I always went for the most decadent thing in the cabinet, and totally overlooked the Bee Sting, but I’ve recently rediscovered them, and happen to think…

Clothes to Lift Your Mood

If ever there was a time to fill your wardrobe with bright, fun and happy clothes, 2020 would be it. Country Road’s latest collection, full of pieces with fun elements (key-hole backs, baby doll dresses) in a colour palette that spans soft peaches to vibrant watermelon really caught my eye for this reason.