This weekend I: got to chill with a good friend (and together take my drunk housemates out for McDonald’s, at least they were being responsible); go to my last volunteer Saturday for the language centre where I worked with children with communication difficulties; threw a bridal shower for a friend; had dins in St. Thomas for Mark’s grandmother’s 89th birthday.
About three of my Friday night hours were spent making these:
I can now make something impressive and all it took was a recipe for marshmallow fondant (because the real stuff is just way over my head for now). A few tips though: 1) have someone else around to help you add ingredients (your hands become encased in marshmallow pillows)
2) Plan for a few hours to do the decorating, at least until you get the hang of it
3) Have a tub of icing and use an icing bag (or ziploc with the corner cut off) to save time when applying the decorations (it doesn’t stick without regular icing)
It is definitely no Bakerella but I’m on my way. It was fun, maybe I can combine my scrapbooking and cake decorating….that would be a challenge.