Here we have the calm before the storm
My other half and myself spent the day before stocking the bags with Walkers Shortbread, Balhsen Biscuits and My Trusty oils.
The girls were hard at work in the back making a buffet fit for a queen! And boy did they pull it off!
Mum was first in on the night.
Though it soon filled up - panic though as my two helpers The Hunter Sisters were stuck in traffic and we would have had to cancel everything if they hadn't arrived... but luckily for us all - there they are in the front row!
The cakes were sitting pretty in the next room... with the buffet to outshine all other buffets!
And the cakes that people brought as prizes!!!
These by my lovely friend Cakes by Christina!
I got to take a smaller version of this home as the baker had made me one. It was gorgeous!
They were just too nice to eat!
This was about half the raffle prizes!
Here is the winner of the Rob Royd Hamper - a joint star prize with the £50 Spencers Arms voucher for a slap up meal in Cawthorne.
Every year Sandra and Caroline have come up trumps - and this was the best launch yet.
...possibly something to do with my good luck emblem on my cake.
Next year we will be doing something, not quite sure what yet, but there will be a celebration.
Thank you to everyone for supporting me. We raised £1500 for charity - split between Yorkshire Cat Rescue and The Well. And I think everyone went home with a full tum and - if not a raffle prize - at least a stuffed goody bag and a big hunk of cake.
Lots of love