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Stars of the blogosphere; that’s us!

Stars of the blogosphere; that’s us!

Isn’t it nice when people want to write nice things about you? That’s a rhetorical question really. No ones’s going to object to having someone sing their praises; just like no one’s going to argue that children having cakes on their birthdays isn’t an important thing. The thing is though, people don’t always know that … Continue reading

THIS is why a birthday cake is important

If you’ve ever doubted the power of cake, or wondered what having a cake (or rather, NOT having a cake) means to a child on their birthday, then the following feedback from a couple of our referrers will leave you doubting or wondering no more. Warning: you might need a tissue to hand. “I’d like … Continue reading

Wholy cow, Whole Foods!

Wholy cow, Whole Foods!

Way, way back when the sun was actually shining we got to do the most amazing thing. You know those big cheques that they give out when you win the lottery? We got one given to us! It wasn’t for quite as large an amount as those that you see on lottery winner’s cheques, but … Continue reading

Mega milestones

Mega milestones

Back in October 2011 we baked our first cake to celebrate the birthday of a child in Hackney we didn’t know. It had been a little while in the making – not the cake, that was fresh; the process. We’d officially founded a Hackney branch of the Free Cakes for Kids network earlier in the … Continue reading

With a little help from our friends

With a little help from our friends

A whole month has passed since THE CAKE EVENT – our annual fundraising extravaganza – and still we are unable to wipe the grin off our face.  Hackney, we cannot begin to tell you just how perfect it was.  The sun shone, the crowds came, there was cake (obvs. – we’d have looked pretty silly … Continue reading

Media darlings

Media darlings

We are not ones to blow our own trumpet (apart from that time we were in the Guardian, and, then we were all like, “hello, hello, you, yes we know you don’t know us but WE’RE IN THE GUARDIAN!  What do mean you aren’t interested?  It’s the Guardian, the GUARDIAN, we’re IN the GUARDIAN, hello!”). … Continue reading