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It’s the end of another year!! Where has that gone? 2019 is almost over and so I thought I’d do a recap and a roundup of the year at STHQ. It’s been quite a year of changes for me. Here is my 2019 review 2019 for Sweet...

Christmas weddings are the subject today. [caption id="attachment_2131" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Christmas tree at Pynes House[/caption] With the big day just around the corner, we are all thinking about Christmas in one form or another. And, for some, it’s also the countdown to their wedding day. I’m...

Today I’m not going to be talking about cakes as such, but your wedding as a whole. And especially things you can do at your wedding to make it more sustainable. Now I’m not talking about a full on eco wedding. Although they can certainly...

Two weeks ago I was in Birmingham at the NEC with Jackie Curtis from Jax’s Cakes N Bakes for the biggest cake show in the world, Cake International. This involved sitting in a van at 6am waiting to be allowed into the car park behind...

It’s that time of year again!! Wedding fair season. Feel for us poor wedding suppliers. We just about manage to recover from wedding season, when wedding fairs start again. Personally I love a good wedding fair, they are a great social event for suppliers to catch...

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of making the wedding cake for the lovely Jade Parfitt and her fiancé Jack. When I got the phone call there was no indication that this was going to be a celebrity wedding. Jade called me herself,...

Location, location. Location! It’s something we are used to hearing about when it comes to buying a house. But it’s just as important when thinking about where you will hold your wedding. Before you start looking, you probably already have a good idea of the...

The wedding cake is a traditional and important part of any wedding. Cutting the cake and sharing it with your loved ones is a special thing to do....