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Say Cheese!

Wow! THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020 SUMMER PICNIC has been far more spectacular than we would ever have imagined. It is hard to keep up with all the photos and comments and love that have poured in from our international WordPress community.

I have been glued to my laptop all weekend, with the company of lovely man you know as Jack. It is the perfect time to have a cuppa. We don’t have long left before we pass all the responsibility over to our amazing judge Jeanne, who has the extremely difficult task of deciding who will be the 2020 STAR BAKER!

While Jack puts the kettle on (hint hint Jack) to make me a cuppa, we have another perfect PICNIC snack from robbiesinspiration Robbie, the creator of Robbie’s inspiration. Robbie has given me a whole new take on scones! She made these scrummy Cheese and Olive Scones. Here is one of Robbie’s posts where she shared them with us on her website:



Now…I have to admit Robbie really set me a challenge in another way. She probably did not realize that I make it my mission to find a musical connection to every single BAKING and PICNIC creation, and so far, I think I have done quite well. But searching for songs about olives and scones yielded a disappointing selection of songs. So I went with CHEESE!!! Say “Cheeeeeeeese and Olive Scones“!!!

Take Us To Wonderland

Our relaxing Sunday morning continues with more beautiful flowers. But not just flowers…we have kittens too! And…..CHOCOLATE GANACHE! I am in paradise…a paradise officially called DINAH IN WONDERLAND.

We have had a phenomenal selection of goodies from robbiesinspiration Robbie, the creator of Robbie’s inspiration, who has made some spectacular celebration cakes for her family. This was Robbie’s post describing a cake inspired by Dinah, the black cat from Alice In Wonderland:


Robbie – please don’t tell me the kittens in this cake were eaten! They are too cute to gobble up.


Our mellow Sunday morning has been wonderful…but there is still more to come. WordPress bloggers have been very busy baking and making for THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020 SUMMER PICNIC!!!

Sometimes there is just too much choice when it comes to songs!!!

Time To Rock Things Up

If you have been following THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF today, we want to say thank you for all of your support. There have been some phenomenal photos sent in and I am just feeling really sorry for Jeanne who is going to have a tough time judging this year!

Well….we are barely half way through. But it is Saturday evening and that means it is time to ROCK THIS PARTY!!! Yes we have even more amazing BAKING and PICNIC creations for you.

Who better to get this party kicking than robbiesinspiration Robbie, the creator of Robbie’s inspiration, has made some amazing celebration cakes for her family.

Robbie published this post about this superb DRUM KIT CAKE:


I am so jealous of Michael ending up with such a cool cake! My school friends and I tried to start a band at school. (I was supposed to be the bass guitarist, but I gave up when I started my job at the record company in Manchester and decided music management was more in my reach that learning to play an instrument.) I love hearing drums at live music events.


Expect more amazing foodie photos over the next few hours as THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020 SUMMER PICNIC gets into the party mood!

Bun Baby Bun!

I am just going to shout out to the lovely bloggers who are still sending me photos of their BAKING and PICNIC creations – you are all fabulous and yes I will make sure we add you you the party! Yes, I will forward your photos to our wonderful judge Jeanne! I had a feeling there may be some last minute submissions!!! I am here by the way…and Jack is looking after me by making me drinks. But all morning I have been preparing more new posts with the photos I woke up to this morning!! Fitting every blogger in is such a wonderful problem to have!

robbiesinspiration Robbie, the creator of Robbie’s inspiration, sent me her gorgeous photos weeks ago! I love the variety of BAKES she came up with, which all look so yummy! She has supplied us with one treat after another! You will see more of Robbie’s BAKING throughout the weekend! I have a feeling we would never go hungry if we part of Robbie’s family.

These are Robbie’s Hot Cross Buns:


You know exactly why I have linked Robbie’s Hot Cross Buns to this great party track – don’t you. If you listen very carefully, they are singing “Bun Baby Bun”…yes, I wouldn’t make something like that up!

Any excuse to carry on the partying!!

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic

As soon as Robbie sent in her photos my heart just leapt. You will see more of her gorgeous BAKING CREATIONS later on, but we just had to start with this one! Is there anything that says BAKING, PICNIC and fabulous family fun for every blogger on WordPress to join with than THE TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC in a spectacular cake?!!!

robbiesinspiration Robbie, the creator of Robbie’s inspiration, has made delightfully intricate celebration cakes for her family.

I have been following Robbie’s posts about her writing and book reviews for ages, but it was only recently that I realized she is an incredibly talented baker and runs another site of WordPress which features her incredible creations. This is the post she published about the making of the this very special TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC CAKE:



I wanted a reason to make sure this Bing Crosby classic (I am sure I am not the only one who grew up with this being played at children’s parties) was part of THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020 SUMMER PICNIC! I am so glad Robbie provided the perfect excuse!