Easy Spring Cupcakes!

Easy Spring Cupcakes!

Howdy do! Howdy do! Howdy do! haha happy spring! or shall I say summer? How nice has the weather been here in the UK?! Trevor say’s that the weather is nice in Michigan to! So how are you? I only went and made some spring cupcakes hehe, if you want you can follow the recipe below!

Ingredients

  • 110g Butter
  • 110g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Free range eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 110g Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tbsp milk (If needed for more of a good consistency – add with flour)

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Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180c/Gas Mark 4. Line up your muffin tray with 9 cupcake cases.

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 2. In a bowl mix together the butter and the sugar until a creamy texture is formed.

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3. Beat in the eggs and add the vanilla extract.

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4. Fold in the flour and stir a little at a time. This is also the time to add in cocoa powder if you want chocolate cupcakes.. in this case, obviously I put chocolate cocoa powder in. 

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5. Use a spoon to pour the mixture into the cupcake cases. At this stage you can add 2 tbsp of milk in to make more of a good consistency.

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6. Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes, super quick! (This is also the perfect time to do all the messy washing up) and if you’re like me.. (also time to lick the bowl, I mean who doesn’t?) 

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7. Once the cakes are golden brown and the time is up take them out to cool and test to see if they are properly cooked using a probe. (The probe should come out of the muffins clean)

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8. Set the cupcakes a side and let them cool for 5-10 minutes. Get your icing out ready as well as any decorations, in this case I picked up some easy yummy chocolate icing by Dr Oetker which I believe you can get in 3 different colours (Pink, Chocolate and vanilla) and I also picked up these super cute spring, edible sugar flowers, you can purchase them online here  http://www.craftcompany.co.uk/daisy-cupcake-decorations-from-baked-with-love.html  otherwise you can purchase them in Sainsbury’s. 

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Decorate your cupcakes however you want! This is how mine turned out 🙂

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Let’s Have A Catch Up!

Let’s Have A Catch Up!

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Oh Aye up! How are we all? Thought it’s about time we had a catch up don’t you?

My saturday consisted of eating this gigantic whopper of a burger! I mean I did try to finish it but have you seen the size of that thing? err can we also talk about how appealing it looks thou! who wants a bit?

So where do we even begin? I think the last time we had a good natter was.. I’m actually not sure it was such a while back! wow how time flies ay. If you didn’t know already then how do you not already know?! we are engaged! you can check out that blog right here https://trevnjess.com/2017/04/18/something-happened-on-our-hike/ 

So (moi) Jess was only allowed to visit the USA for 3 months which was (Jan – April) this year and during that time we got engaged where after we filed a petition so that we could then start the k-1 visa. 

At the moment it’s a long waiting game to get an approval of the petition which can take anything from 3-5 months, once it get’s approved medical examinations and embassy meetings begin. 

I’m not gonna lie.. it’s tough being away from each other, not being able to see each other every day is heartbreaking. Seeing others move on to get their own houses and start a proper little family etc when we have to wait for an approval is so tough.. But saying that we are being the strongest we can be right now.. that’s all we can do right? getting upset will not speed the process up any quicker and there is nothing we can do, so we just have to be positive and keep being strong. Obviously we get the down days where we need one another, just a comfort to make you feel good again.. but we know that every day is a day closer. I actually have this calendar where I cross of the date at the end of every day haha.

So since being back in the UK (moi) Jess has gone back to work for a short time and Trevor stayed in Michigan and has just recently started his new job (Better hours.. better sleep) yes, no more dreaded night shift, I think he’s definitely appreciating the new sleep routine! And of course as well as this Trevor is working on his online graphic clothing business which if you haven’t already checked out them funny “donut even try!” hoodies.. then you should probably check them out now.. https://frithapparel.com/ I honestly get the urge to eat the donut of the hoodie.. Let me know if you got that urge to? I May just have to persuade him to get me either the “Hug dealer” or “I’d like you if you were pizza” hoodie.. maybe both? haha we’ll see. 

So as you can tell.. everything has been a little bit busy at the moment moving back home and settling back in, it’s not been easy for both of us.. still isn’t now but we gotta do what we gotta do for now, only way is up my friends! we are both so excited for the future! In fact something positive recently has been talking about the wedding and planning that a little bit more!.. sorry, no revealing any secrets yet guys hehe.. you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. 

We would love to know how all of our readers are, anyone going through the same sort of adventure right now? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂 

Loved having this little catch up.. there is something about writing things down on the computer or notebook that suddenly makes everything look a lot more sense in your head, is that just me? haha.

 

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2 Must Have Products For April!

2 Must Have Products For April!

Hi Guys! 🙂

Can we just start by saying a very big thank you to everyone who recently liked and congratulated us on our engagement post! we are super excited.

So how is everyone? comment below how you all are, we absolutely love getting to know our followers, it’s like a little blogging family! Let’s get to know one another!

So yes we are back with another blog and yes we have an exciting one! We can’t wait to share with you all this month what two products we have brought from the shop that have really stood out for us! So without any more talking scroll down to see what they are and why! 

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So I recently bought this dream cushion sponge foundation from maybelline in walmart for $12.98 and I am absolutely loving it! So far it has lasted me a good amount of time and I will definitely be purchasing this again. At first I was unsure on what color shade to get so I went for 20 as it didn’t seem to bad in the store, the color is nice once applied to my skin but I think I may try a lighter shade for my skin tone next time. For me I preferred using either a foundation brush or a makeup sponge blender as I thought the small pad applicator is a little too small for applying foundation to your face. However saying this, the dream cushion foundation is perfect for putting in your bag whilst on the go and it comes with a good-sized mirror. Overall it is a great product for a great price! so go get it girls!


 

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Trevor recently brought this Clearasil daily face wash from Walmart for $6.97  which is not a bad price, he is loving it and leaves you feeling really clean and fresh. It gives you a really good foam and lathers up well which means he can use less and that it can last longer. He loves the fact that you do not get a strange smell like some facial washes out there. As well as this it doesn’t dry your face out and leaves you clean and ready for the day.


And there you have it friends! two of our favorite most used products that we are loving this April! Give them a go and let us know what you thought of them to. 


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Something Happened on our Hike…

It’s time for another blog friends.. a very exciting blog actually that we are so excited to share with you guys! So let us explain to you what happened on our very cold, windy, snowy, slippery, couple trips up and down hike, sound interesting? Read more below friends.

Myself and Trevor had planned to take a hike up one of the mountains locally to us, as the views up the top of the mountain are definitely worth the hike. Before we set off on our hike we had stopped off at Walmart to buy a SD card in Trevor’s new 4K Ultra HD mini camera, after we got that we set off to the mountain, as we began our hike we took the difficult route up, I myself was wearing Nike trainers and Trevor was wearing some boots, my nike trainers were super slippery on the snow as they do not have much grip to them (note to you all – wear suitable shoes during a hike with snow on the ground). 

Just as we are about to reach the very top of the mountain Trevor remembered we had left the camera in the car.. (whole point of going to Walmart first was to get the SD card ready to take some pictures at the top) so off we go back down the mountain to get back to the car to get the camera. On the way down my shoes took a turn for the worst haha and I actually slipped down one set of stairs, embarrassing.. I mean no one saw apart from Trevor standing behind me, still I always think it could have been worse, anyway I was fine and couldn’t wait to reach the bottom to get this camera. 

As we finally got back down to the bottom of the mountain we got the camera and set it all up. We headed back up the mountain (safe and sound) yay! haha and admired the most beautiful view! Definitely my favorite place in Michigan. After taking many photos of every angle possible (See pictures below) Trevor set up the camera where he sat it down on a step so we could have a picture together and record us with the view in the background, little did I know why he had properly set up the camera.. He got down on one knee.. and popped the question. I’m over the moon and very excited to announce..

we are engaged! 🙂

My ring is beautiful.. we had gone ring shopping together recently and I had pointed out the ring I loved, which is the actual one he had bought and this was purchased from Kohls. So let’s show you all some pictures below. 

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Ring was purchased from Kohls

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Birthday Celebrations! :-)

Birthday Celebrations! :-)

So we have been very busy the past couple of weeks and with not long to go until I have to return back to the UK after my 90 day ESTA spent in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan USA we are trying to get as much crammed in as we possibly can. With a recent small vacation to Minnesota where we spent some time together.

Trevor’s birthday was April 3rd! He turned 23, so we had some birthday celebrations! It was lovely for us to celebrate his birthday together as we never had the chance too last year. He had the day off from work which was nice and we got to meet up with his family and have a meal to celebrate. Trevor’s mum is great at baking and made some great cupcakes! Below you’ll see some presents that he received from myself and his family.

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Ripped Hoodie – Forever 21 – $19.90

http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?br=21MEN&category=mens-main&productid=2000232211


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Underneath the ripped hoodie is a tee that is one of his favorites to wear because it’s comfy and fits well these are available to purchase in a variety of colors from

Urban Outfitters – $28.00

http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=31677552&category=M_APP_POLOS

(Image taken off the Urban Outfitters website)


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His favorite underwear is Ethika in the MicroMesh collection because they are soft and comfy, I bought him these as his birthday gift so he currently has the grey pair as well as black, available to purchase in a variety of colors!

Ethika – $28.00

https://www.ethika.com/shop/men/micromesh

(Image taken off the Ethika website)


Sadly my time comes to an end in Michigan next week on Thursday 13th where I have to travel back to the UK as my 90 day ESTA comes to an end and we have to be away from each other again for a while before I can finally come here permanently and spend the rest of our lives together, but we will explain more on our next blog!

So keep your eyes peeled for another blog after this one to explain what’s next!

Positive Mind, Positive Vibes, Positive Life!

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Our Valentines Date Night!

Our Valentines Date Night!

Roses are red, Violets are blue..

So It’s that time of year again where you can snuggle up in front of a movie whether that be a family member or even a best friend either way it was Valentines day a couple of days of ago and we thought we’d like to share with you on our blog a little exclusive as to what we got up too. 

So we decided to go out for a meal that afternoon to a small local restaurant just up the road which Jess couldn’t wait to try out! We both got dressed up which felt lovely that we’d both made an effort. It was really nice getting to chat about things we like and what we don’t like but also having a laugh at the same time, sharing more past stories and learning more about each other. 

When we got to the restaurant we sat in a beautifully located booth separated at the back of the restaurant situated by a fireplace and lots of little cute vintage objects around it. We both decided to share mozzarella sticks for our appetizer which tasted great! Jess chose a burger which was stacked with lettuce, pickles, cheese, onions, more onions and.. onions haha, the burger pretty much ended up falling apart.. but with this came a portion of fries. Trevor decided to go for the chicken tenders for his main meal which he loved! accompanied by some fries and one of his favorite dressings ranch. Portion control was great and Trevor ate everything.

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Trevor kindly put himself forward to pay for the meal which was a lovely treat. Unfortunately after our food there was no room for pudding to be squeezed in so after we got back home and waited a little we decided to have some of Trevor’s moms beautifully made “Chocolate mayonnaise cake” which we didn’t have time to show you as we ate it so quickly haha.


We hope you have enjoyed reading today’s blog, let us know if you got any gifts and if so what you received, or let us know what you got up to on Valentines day in the comments below. 


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