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Michelle Smith says she is “still in shock” after learning on Sunday that she had been selected to teach at two of the biggest cake shows in the US in October: Confetti Fest Cask Show in Seattle, and The America’s Cake Fair in Orlando.

“I set the goal for myself last year that I would like to teach overseas and put Cake Craze on the map, so I sent some emails and put myself forward and presented class ideas to various shows in the US. Mls softball downey I was so excited when they liked my ideas and wanted to book me for the classes.”

She will teach this class at her Warners Bay shop on April 29 and 30. Outdoor patio bars near me The cost is $250 per person and consists of two half days from 10am to 2pm. Fantasy football 2016 rankings Bookings can be made at

For all the lovers out there, a gentle reminder. Softball sayings Valentine’s Day is on February 14 and many Hunter restaurants are willing to help you impress that special person in your life.

Sprout Dining, upstairs at the Crown & Anchor, is offering a three-course dinner for $68 per person, which includes a cocktail or beer on arrival. Pinch hitter game February 14 seatings begin at 6pm.

Hobarts by Lesley Taylor, at Wests New Lambton, will be open from 6pm for the special occasion. Spring training florida A set menu will offer house-made breads, amuse bouche, two entrees and a main course followed by Hobarts’ signature dessert, The Monet. Jain irrigation news The cost is $85 person.

The Stag & Hunter Hotel is offering two-for-one desserts on February 14 while The Cheesecake Shop is introducing The Couple Cake. Perfect for two, this mud cake is coated with silky smooth pink truffle chocolate, then finished with a chocolate glaze drip and topped with two strawberries. Baseball scores At a cost of $19.95, it can be pre-ordered instore or online at

Restaurant Botanica at Spicers Vineyards Estate is offering a three-course menu, complete with French champagne, petit fours, tea and coffee. Fantasy sports new york The cost is $95 per person, bookings on 6574 7229.

Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen at Pokolbin is offering a four-course dinner, kicking off at 5.30pm and at a cost of $99 per person. Washington softball schedule Children are welcome ($49 per child) and dietary requirements can be catered for, if advised at the time of booking. Facebook live notifications Chinese New Year

Billabongs Restaurant at East Maitland Bowling Club is celebrating Chinese New Year on February 12 with an evening of Chinese culture – think traditional lion dancing, martial arts and oriental dancing. Doors open at 5.15pm and bookings are essential on 4934 5590. Pervious concrete Black Sheep news

On Facebook she wrote the following: “The Sheep was a personal goal for me. Lattice method I wanted to create an environment and brand which is about honouring humans who are determined to better the world as individuals or part of a collective.

My goal was created and it’s time to pass Sheep over to someone else who can help it grow and blossom. Football field background Black Sheep was a huge endeavour for one person and I can openly admit that.

“I have learnt that you should always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you … What is pitchfork I’m stepping out and taking this time to relax and see what else I’m able to create or other opportunities there are to offer.”

Mayfield’s Barrio 2304 is celebrating its seventh year in business on February 4 and you’re invited. Football online games For $35 per head you get beer or wine on entry, finger food and a DJ mixing tunes. Minor league baseball teams in texas Text 0423 265 692 to book. Small garden ideas High Tea

On the first Sunday of every month The Lucky Hotel will host a High Tea in its divine Champagne Room. Slow pitch softball hitting drills The first High Tea will be held this Sunday, February 5, 2pm to 4pm. How to pitch a movie idea The cost is $39 per person which includes sweet and savoury canapes and coffee or tea. Front yard landscaping For $49 you will also receive a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. Wicker park Bookings essential on 4952 8888. How to build a deck step by step with pictures New deli owner

Pork Ewe Deli in Mayfield has a new owner. College softball coach salary Samantha Glover opened the doors to the popular deli on Tuesday and is looking forward to meeting both regular customers and new faces.

Glover has worked in the hospitality and Hunter wine-making game for many years and describes herself as a “tragic foodie from way back”. Serious softball team names She told Food & Wine it would be business as usual at Pork Ewe Deli because “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Tee ball drills More on Samantha and Pork Ewe Deli in Food & Wine soon. Baseball scores live Table 1 expands

Owner George James says he’s “nervous, scared and losing sleep trying to organise another cafe” but can’t wait for it to open. Garden of words quotes He picks up the keys this week, will do some minor renovations and open in mid-to-late February. Rock garden designs He is also looking for staff.