Eden Garden – High Tea Review

High Tea Auckland Eden Garden - Miss Charlotte Cake

I never even knew the Eden Garden existed, let alone offered a high tea so I was over the moon when I found this gorgeous venue. I’m really enjoying locations that offer more than just a high tea experience at the moment. We began with our high tea first because …

Hair Photography – How To Photograph Black Hair

Hair Photography - How to Photograph Black Hair - Miss Charlotte Cake

It’s a hard knock life for us gals with dark, inky black hair…  Taking quality photos becomes a struggle when I want to show off the intricate details of a victory roll, the perfectly constructed curls on a Marilyn sweep, or tightly curled poodle do’. Black hair just looks… well… black …

2 Pumpkin Recipes Everyone Needs in Their Life

Pumpkin Recipes - Miss Charlotte Cake

Pumpkin recipes have to be one of my favourite google searches. I’m literally one of those people who will jump at the chance to try anything pumpkin spiced.  It’s orange, creamy and delicious – especially when roasted in its skin to retain that nutty flavour. It’s used for a variety …

Handbag Essentials For Every Dame

My Handbag Essentials - Miss Charlotte Cake

The contents of a woman’s handbag is often a layered and in my case, organised mess of contraptions to make everyday life easier. I thought I would share my handbag essentials which ensure I have everything I need in one place.  I often have bits of paper, receipts, pens, snack …

Winter Garden Pavilion – High Tea Review

Winter Garden Pavilion High Tea Review Auckland - Miss Charlotte Cake

There’s nothing better than heading out for a relaxing high tea with friends on a crisp wintery Sunday morning – it was the earliest I’ve ever done a high tea review but I was excited about checking out the Winder Garden Pavilion. It’s in the heart of the Domain, which is …

Decorating Cakes with Edible Flowers & She Loves Blooms

Decorating Cakes with Edible Flowers - Miss Charlotte Cake

Edible flowers!  Not only are they pretty to look at, but some of them taste really delicious. I wanted to write a post about using flowers in cake decorating. To help me with this blog post, I asked the lovely Yvette at She Loves Blooms if she wouldn’t mind contributing. I wanted to know her ideas around …