Today we had the concert with the CWA for the public and other CWA groups..

What a hoot of a day..these lovely ladies of whom I have recently joined are amazing! they are mostly in their 70’s and 80’s and have a spirit and energy that puts me to shame!

The whole concept being to raise money for various charities,women’s groups and generally improve the lives of women and families.

For my overseas friends they have a reputation as being some of the best cooks you can find.

These women have been through it all..wars droughts floods rearing children,raising stock,farming and keeping families and the community glued together.

After rehearsals yesterday I headed to the shops..still in my stage gear..strangely didn’t raise an eyebrow!

I was running out of time so just had to be done! Raced home and set about my baking frenzy.

We put an afternoon tea on after the concertΒ so aprons throughout the community were donned! I had already made a little parcel of Vanilla biscuits with vanilla bean icing for the door prize hamper so was kind of organised..

And so I baked a Choc-vanilla cheesecake swirl slice some Cherry macaroons and some White choc orange ganache filled macarons (which could have been better but it rained, apparently the enemy of Macaron bakingΒ  is rain ..go figure! )

Then I made a pie for dinner and finally sat down!

My back is caning now..i have been at the CWA organising food ,being a poor thespian ,doing dishes,cleaning but having a ball with my gorgeous ladies!

We had a great turnout 100 seats we set and we needed some more,we got laughs and applause but most of all we did a great combined effort to raise over $1200.00..bravo ladies!

Hope you day was or is as much fun as mine was.

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    • Thanks Bailey it was well worth the bakeathon…back to the kitchen for me all the kids and their other halves are coming up..they can smell a cake a mile off heheh
      Have a great day sweet one πŸ™‚ Fozziemum xx


  1. How lovely! Everything looks so delish and everybody looks so festive. I’d say you had a lot of fun from the photos and you deserve a REST after all that baking. Sure wish you lived next door to me….I’d be over for yummies every morning with coffee !!! HAHAHAHA

    Hugs, Pam


    • Thanks Pam you would be most welcome…I still cook too much..takes so long to get used to all the kids leaving home hahaha
      Love my ladies they are smart,funny and surprisingly a bit rude which cracks me right up haha πŸ™‚
      Hugs Bev


    • Thanks it was a great success..i am full of cake and on a sugar high hahahaha πŸ™‚ and yes my back is killing me ….and those ladies all skipped out after!!! hahahh πŸ™‚


  2. Oh what fun!! The food looked fantastic – I loved all of your pictures. What a great and wonderful cause to raise money. If I was closer, I could have worked the room with ya’ll πŸ™‚ XOXO – Bacon


  3. bev…this looks like a BLAST !!!!! glad every one had such a fun fun time and hooray on raising the funds you did πŸ™‚ laura


    • On its way! I am up this morning looking more like the Hunchback of Notre dang! than Master Chef ..but today it’s Macaron day..all the kids are coming up so bake I must…I shall send extras your way πŸ˜‰ and yes we were thrilled at the amount raised ..each year a different cause is chosen Australia wide so we are thrilled to raise good money πŸ™‚


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