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Super Mario Bros. Mini Cakes

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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I made Super Mario Bros. cakes! I could probably just stop right there, say no more, and it doesn’t matter. Because Super Mario Bros. cakes. These are kind of my Father’s Day tribute this year, because when I was a kid, we got the original Nintendo system when it first came out, and my dad […]...

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Monster Claw Halloween Cupcakes

Friday, October 18, 2013
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Before we left the states, everyone was sort of warning us how completely different it would be here, and wishing us luck and stuff. While, yes, it is different here, it’s not a huge adjustment, and I must say that we. Are. Loving it! That said…dear Halloween, I miss you. Halloween isn’t really a holiday […]...

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Back to School: Geek Chic Cookies

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Today, lots of kids around the world are headed back to school. Some may have started a little earlier, and some are probably still enjoying the last days of summer, but back to school is definitely in the air. The kids here in southern Nederland, where we’re currently staying, started back on Monday. There’s a […]...

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Happy Anniversary: Rainbow Flower Cookies

Monday, March 11, 2013
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Today, the Hubster and I are celebrating our 11th wedding anniversary! I fell in love with my husband the first time I saw him. I know…cliche, right? I don’t even care. Tis truth. Wanna know about the proposal? It’s a short story. We had been hanging out with several friends at a local bar earlier […]...

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Happy Birthday, Ron Weasley!

Friday, March 1, 2013
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Did you know that today is Ron Weasley’s birthday? Did you also know that Ron is my favorite character of the Trio? He is. I love him. He is my Wheezey. No, he’s not perfect. Yes, he can be a bit spoiled and out of touch, but he’s also funny, adorable, and more loyal than […]...

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Homemade Twinkie Cupcakes and a Virtual Baby Shower for the Cookbook Queen

Monday, October 22, 2012
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Today’s post is extra special, because not only do I get to share some amazingly delicious homemade twinkie cupcakes with you, but we’re also having a baby shower! My wonderful friend Kristan, from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen, is getting ready to have a beautiful baby girl, and I get to help her celebrate today. […]...

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Perfectly Pinterest: Fourth of July Rice Krispies Treats

Sunday, July 1, 2012
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My friend Callye of The Adventures of Sweet Sugarbelle recently recruited a bunch of us to get creative with a star shaped cookie cutter. If you know Callye, you know that she is one lady who knows how to be creative with her many, many cookie cutters. She is amazingly gifted. Unfortunately, I was still […]...

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Elegant and Easy Mother’s Day Cookies

Friday, May 11, 2012
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On Wednesday, I got a little “express” shipment of some of our household goods. Primarily the shipment contained kitchen gear. It more or less had our entire kitchen contained in it. I’m sure you can imagine my excitement, I’m not sure if I can describe to you the feeling of being reunited with the stuff […]...

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My Favorite Things Sparkly Winter Cake and Giveaway Winner

Friday, December 9, 2011
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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens… I decided that it was only appropriate that I celebrate the winner of my favorite things giveaway with a cake based on “My Favorite Things,” the song. You know, the one that Maria (Julie Andrews) sings to the Von Trapp children […]...

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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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