The Big Cake Show, Exeter


I’m very excited to have been invited to a number of events over the next month, which I will be telling you about before I go, then posting about anything interesting I find there afterwards.

The first of these is The Big Cake Show, which is being held at the Westpoint Exhibition Centre between 28th-30th March. It’s the biggest baking and cake show to ever have been held in South West England and features demonstrations from stars such as Phil Vickery, Mich Turner, Paul Hollywood and… MARY BERRY! *screams*

There are classroom style demonstrations where you can learn to perfect lots of varied skills such as scone and jam making, macaroons, cupcake and cake icing and much more. There are even special classes for kids!

To top it off, there are interactive competitions, stalls to buy some treats from, and an author’s corner where you can meet the stars and get your book signed.

Tickets are still available, and at only £12 for an adult day ticket they’re a complete bargain! Why not treat your mum for Mother’s Day?

You can visit the website here.

I can’t wait to go and hopefully will come back with lots of ideas for new and exciting bakes.

Are you going to this show or any of the others coming up?


That Was The Week That Was #15

Happy Sunday readers! What a lovely day it is 🙂 I’ve been a busy bee this week with an appearance on BBC Radio Bristol to talk about baking, updating my site and work. I had a lovely night out last night for my friend’s birthday, and today Mike and I are planning a walk with the pups and Sunday lunch somewhere nice.

Don’t forget, entries are still open for my giveaway for Cake International at the London Excel, so if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a free pair of tickets, just comment on this post with which day you’d like to go and your email address – it’s that easy!

I will soon be transferring to a self hosted site – it needs a little more work on it but it’s getting there. You can visit the site at . You can also subscribe to receive updates from this site by email.

Have a great day!!

Chocolate layer cake with cheesecake layers, yum!


Apple crumble cake, recipe coming soon!


Sherlock and Lola can’t wait to try this Rapeseed oil!


Lovely ladies


Pistachio pesto – recipe coming soon


This made me smile




Pet Pawtraits Competition

There’s a competition at the moment to find the best picture of a blogger with their pets and the winner wins a £200 voucher for their pet! The competition is called Pet Pawtraits and is on behalf of Animal Friends Pet Insurance.

I just HAD to enter a picture of Lola and Sherlock (unfortunately I have to be in it too but never mind!).

So here is my entry – I love this picture of the three of us! Fingers crossed…


That Was The Week That Was #14


Apologies for this post coming a little later in the day than I would have liked! It’s been kind of a busy day today… And – EXCITING – I bought a new camera today! So hopefully you might see an improvement in my photos. Fellow bloggers – any advice?

I had my first ever radio appearance about Eat Sleep Bake Repeat this week which I loved! This week I’ll be appearing on BBC Radio Bristol and again need to take something baked in… I reckon these people just want free cake! I’m planning on doing a few dry runs tomorrow.

Hope you’ve had a fab week!

Cookie dough macaroons – recipe coming soon!


Cheeky Sherlock


Carrot cake cupcakes for my first radio appearance


My Oreo Truffles – this recipe was posted back in December if you’d like to have a go


Mini Choccie Doughnut Bites – you all loved these!


Love this necklace from Oliver Bonas!




Yoghurt covered raisins


That Was The Week That Was #13

Happy Sunday!

This week has been one of baking, working, abseiling (!), visiting friends and baking!

I announced my exciting competition to give away 5 free pairs of tickets to the Cake International show – if you missed this just scroll down to Friday’s post to catch up.

I’ve also been in London this weekend seeing some friends, and had a lovely time chilling out and visiting the one and only Hummingbird Bakery!

Sherlock is getting bigger and bigger by the day and we may be taking him on his first walk later!

Here’s some snaps of a great week.

Puppy love


This was the week I got over-excited about a piece of ribbon…


OMG I want them all!


Hummingbird Bakery…


… And yummy chocolate cupcake!


They’re starting to love each other!


Me, halfway down a 90ft abseil for charity! Eek!


Raspberry and Chocolate cupcakes


It’s Competition Time! Cake International Show Ticket Giveaway


In my That Was The Week That Was post on Sunday I mentioned that I had some exciting news coming up… And it’s time to share it with you!

Recently, Eat Sleep Bake Repeat has been getting a lot of interest from the media and press. I’m very lucky to have been invited to a number of radio stations to talk about the blog. My first appearance is going to be on Wednesday 5th March at 12pm on BCFM 93.2 (a local Bristol radio station). I’ll be baking something delicious to take along and chat about, and the recipe will be posted that day. I’m still open to ideas as for what to take in – feel free to give me any of your suggestions!

I’m also very pleased to announce that I’ll be attending the Cake International Show at the ExCel Centre in London, which is running from 10th April – 12th April 2014.

They’ve invited me along as a blogger to visit the event, and… drumroll… Have offered me 5 pairs of tickets to give away to my lovely readers!

Cake International is a Sugarcraft, cake decorating and baking show. There are exhibitions, demonstrations and tips from renowned experts such as Mich Turner, Claire Bowman and Annabelle Jane, to mention a few. You can learn lot of new and exciting skills and even enter your own creations into competitions! It’s perfect for both proessfionals and home bakers alike – there really is something for everyone whether you’re already an established baker or you’re just looking for more ideas.

For more information about the show you can click here.

All you need to do to win the tickets is be following this blog, follow me on Twitter at @KimberleyParr and comment on this post to tell me which day you’d like to attend. It’s THAT easy! Remember to include your email address in the comment post.

Winners will be chosen at random on Friday 28th March. Good luck!




That Was The Week That Was #12

Good evening all! A very warm welcome to all of my new readers this week – it’s been a busy week for Eatsleepbakerepeat so thank you to each and every one of you. If you’d like to, you can follow me on Twitter – @KimberleyParr, or Instagram, meow_2u.

I’ve had my most ever views in one day, been celebrating Mike’s birthday, been having some puppy loving and possibly found my wedding dress!

I’ve got some very exciting news coming up next week, but for now here are some snaps from the week that was.

Lola was in need of a bath after a roll in the mud


This baby has had a lot of use this week


My Jazzy Victoria Sponge – you all loved this


Looking up to his big sis


The things you can make out of a paper plate! My result of our February WI meeting – post coming up this week


Vanilla scented tea at The Tea Birds


Oooh! Lovely bridal things!


Yay for my most ever views!


This made me laugh SO MUCH. We didn’t pose them in this way either! So funny.