Carlo’s Bakery – Hoboken

We couldn’t visit NYC and not visit the famous Carlo’s Bakery.  I spent most of my nine months maternity leave in my pj’s watching Buddy ‘The Cake Boss’ Valestro make life size, life like cakes.  I wasn’t missing the opportunity to sample that sweet pound cake in person.

There are a few Carlo’s bakeries in New York, but as the saying goes if you’re going to do it, do it right! So only the original shop in Hoboken, New Jersey would do! Continue reading “Carlo’s Bakery – Hoboken”


Sometimes flights to London from Belfast aren’t exactly what you’d call cheap.  However, when we came across an absolute bargain at just over £30, for the three of us return, we booked them right away.

We knew what we wanted to do on the Saturday, but had a full day on the Friday to fill.  It’s not that we don’t love London, we really do. However, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit the beautiful Cambridge… Continue reading “Cambridge”