How to Make a Decadent Dark Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting

As a Filipino expat, one of the things I miss the most is the chocolate cake from Goldilocks and Red Ribbon. I find UK bakery cakes loaded with too much sugar so I thought I need to learn how to bake to create the Filipino taste. I started by getting all the necessary baking equipment from mixing … Continue reading How to Make a Decadent Dark Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Applying for a UK Visitor Visa in 5 Easy Steps

My husband and I invited my mum to visit UK once again on a standard visit visa that will be valid for 6 months. Since I am also working here permanently, both of us sponsored her hoping that it would strengthen the chance of the visa being approved. To my surprise, my mum’s visa application … Continue reading Applying for a UK Visitor Visa in 5 Easy Steps

UK Standard Visit Visa – What You Can Do After 15 Days Of No Decision

The UK Visit Visa application process can take longer than 15 working days - Sad truth. My mother wished to come to UK before my son's birthday so we applied for a visa one month before that day thinking that she may get the visa in just 10 working days (like it did when she … Continue reading UK Standard Visit Visa – What You Can Do After 15 Days Of No Decision