Alice in Wonderland Unbirthday Cake Tea Infused cupcakes

Everyone will know by now, that 2015 is 150 years of Alice in Wonderland. The actual date of publication is November 26, so to celebrate this, and the second Alice in Wonderland movie that’s coming out in 2016, we’re making unbirthday cake cupcakes. We’ve made a larger unbirthday cake in the past, however cupcake size makes it much more doable, especially for those who find fondant...more

Turkish Delight | The Chronicles of Narnia; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The thought of Turkish Delight always sounded wonderful to me, but when I was finally tempted to buy some from the store, it really didn’t do much for me. It was suggested (like most things) that homemade tasted better, so I decided it was worth a try! ...more

Pippi’s Pancakes | Pippi Longstockings

Does anyone else feel like it’s like – goodbye Halloween, hello Christmas, ...more

2016 Books to Movies Guide

Each year we look forward to the list of movies we can expect to see in cinemas that have been translated from a book. Here are the ones I’m looking forward to in 2016. I’ve arranged the list in order of release date ....more

Herbology Details | Harry Potter Hogwarts Dinner Party

“Three times a week they went out to the greenhouses behind the castle to study Herbology, with a dumpy little witch calledProfessor Sprout, where they learnt how to take care of all the strange plants and fungi, and found out what they were used for.” -Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling I can’t believe I didn’t post this last year! After cleaning up my list of drafts I came across my ‘ready-to-go’ post on how I pulled together Herbology at the Harry Potter party last year. Some more Harry Potter inspiration for anyone wanting to throw a party! ...more

Bat’s Blood Soup | Harry Potter

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Pumpkin fizz candies | Harry Potter

“…disappeared for a couple of hours and returned with armfuls of bottles of butterbeer, pumpkin fizz, and several bags full of Honeydukes sweets.” -Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling I had a look on the Harry Potter wiki, and they seem to think that pumpkin fizz is a sweet, like pumpkin flavoured sherbet. The way the sentence is written I can’t tell if it’s supposed to be a drink (hence the ‘bottles of’) or candy as they suggest. I like the candy idea since we already have the copycat pumpkin juice recipe here ....more

Perry Mason and the Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink; Lyonnaise Potatoes

“Then never mind the gestures,” Mason told him. “We want two thick steaks medium rare, lots of lyonnaise potatoes, some buttered bread, with -” He glanced expectantly at Della Street. Della nodded ....more

Star Wars Storm Trooper Sustenance Smoothie

So I had the unfortunate experience of being introduced to Star Wars with the movies that came out starting in 1999. To say the least, Star Wars didn’t really hook me in. Rookie mistake ....more