Easy Ranunculus Cookies

Thursday, May 8, 2014
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The Hubster is currently teaching me to play chess. I mean, I basically know how to play…you know, all the pieces and the moves they can make, but that’s about it. Here’s the thing, though…I’m hating it. Not because I don’t like playing. And not because I think it’s boring or anything like that. It’s […]...

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Mini Tiered Flower Garden Cakes

Friday, March 29, 2013
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When I was a little girl, my parents the Easter Bunny always put my, and my sisters’, Easter baskets at the foot of our beds. I’m not sure how that tradition started, but it was every, single year. I don’t remember ever being sneaky and trying to catch Santa Claus in the act on Christmas…I […]...

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Perfectly Pinterested Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner: Caramel Filled Brownies and Beautiful, Easy Mums

Sunday, November 20, 2011
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I’m posting on a Sunday. This is totally weird. It’s like I’m in the Twilight Zone or something, except in color, and with baked goods instead of, like, scary aliens or murderous dollies. Several weeks ago, as I was perusing Pinterest for nothing in particular, I came across this gorgeous photograph of flowers laid out […]...

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Rainbow Heart Cake

Friday, August 19, 2011
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“I don’t worry Whenever skies are gray above  Got a pocketful of rainbows Got a heart full of love“ -Elvis Presley, “Pocketful of Rainbows” I made a cake the other day. It’s a colorful cake. It’s colorful on the outside, and it’s colorful on the inside. You’ll see. Have you guys ever visited Amanda over […]...

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Happy Little Lemon Cupcakes

Monday, April 12, 2010
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I love lemon treats, and these are no exception. These are my favorite cupcakes. I always choose this recipe for my birthday cake. I absolutely love them! The cupcakes are moist and sweet with a delicate lemon flavor. They’re fast and easy to make, and they bake beautifully. The frosting is rich and fluffy with a great […]...

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Carrot CupCake

Friday, April 2, 2010
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I decided to do a traditional carrot cake for the Easter weekend, but wanted to do something special, so I made it a giant cupcake and dressed it up with some marshmallow fondant. This is my favorite carrot cake recipe, with Bakerella‘s delicious cream cheese frosting. The recipes are below, and are very easy. Enjoy! Have […]...

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Tutorial Tuesday: Simple Roses

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
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Although I have been decorating cakes for over a decade, I have only recently started working with fondant. Each cake or cupcake that I make is another valuable chance for me to practice techniques and learn new things. When I made the little bumblebee cupcakes for Valentine’s Day I put little roses on a few […]...

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Tutorial Tuesday: Frangipani Flowers

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
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I am a self taught baker and cake decorator, so I’m a firm believer in hands-on learning. I know that a lot of my friends would like to learn the techniques and tricks behind some of the stuff that I do, but they may not have the time to take a class. Or the money […]...

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