The Langham Hotel – High Tea Review

The Langham High Tea Review - Miss Charlotte Cake

When I think of a high-tea that encompasses luxury, history, and sheer extravagance I think of the Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood. As we walked into the main hotel lobby and were greeted by a gigantic vase of flowers, I knew this was going to be an awesome experience. We …

Easy Banana Bread Recipe – An Old School Favourite

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I was craving banana bread all week and decided to make some on Friday night to curb my cravings. This recipe is SUPER easy and takes a few minutes to mix together. It’s nice and quick but the results are super rustic, warm and full of flavour. It’s my kind …

Berry Long Cake – A Retro Recipe

This weeks Berry Long Cake recipe comes from one of my favourite books ‘Vintage Cakes’ by Julie Richardson.   This books covers all sorts of old recipes with historical stories behind then about where they came from and who invented them. The ‘Berry Long Cake with Ginger Crumb’ is a recipe …

Getting Crafty – Making DIY Accessories

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I managed to try three new things. I tried new products and made DIY crafts that I had never used or done before to get the look I was wanting for this photo shoot I had recently. I was channelling the beautiful Frida Khalo and Yma Sumac for this and yes… yes I did listen to a great …

Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe – Southern Style

I made a Chocolate Pecan Pie on national television. I wanted to get this recipe up online for you guys since so many people had commented and asking me about this specific recipe. It’s truly delicious, and literally tastes like Nutella and pecans. I love it, my guests on Come …

The Heritage Hotel – High Tea Review

The Heritage Hotel High Tea Review - Miss Charlotte Cake

The Heritage Hotel building (often remembered as the old Farmers building on the corner), was originally built for a mail-order company owned by a man named Laidlaw. In the early 1900s, this mail-order business was thriving and desperately needed a bigger space to continue its growth. In 1912, Laidlaw brought the land and started building. The building …

Makeover Your Handbags – A Fresh Look

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Give your handbags a fresh makeover rather than spending more money on new additions. I think we’re all guilty of looking through our full wardrobes and having ‘nothing to wear’.  Well I often think that, and not only about my clothes but my handbags too. Give your collection of handbags a new …