Simple Yellow Cupcakes with Easy Jam Buttercream

Friday, November 14, 2014
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I made these cupcakes several weeks ago, way back before my Disney trip. Summer was drawing out, all my friends had moved back to the U.S. or Canada, or were traveling for the summer. I was homesick and lonely. Obviously, the answer was easy, delicious, happy cupcakes. Really happy cupcakes. Pink frosting, pinwheels, ballerinas, and […]...

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Mocha Cookies and Cream Cupcakes with Skull Cameo Chocolates

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Welp, Halloween is the day after tomorrow. You guys have any big plans?? We don’t. I tried really hard to find a party for us to go to (only so we could wear our Carl and Ellie costumes again), but then I remembered I live in the Netherlands and Halloween just isn’t a thing here. […]...

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Strawberry Brownie Sundae Bites

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Did you know that July is national ice cream month? It’s like the best idea for how to spend a month that anyone has ever thought of. Except maybe chocolate month. That’s awesome, too....

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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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Summer Berry Maple Roulade

Friday, May 2, 2014
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I watched Steel Magnolias today, and somehow, that led me down a rabbit hole of random fact hunting. What? I don’t know. I’m an IMDber. It’s who I am. First of all, I kinda wish big southern hair was in again. Not a fact hunting discovery or anything, just…you know…I mean, it’s kinda awesome. Second, […]...

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Chocolate Almond Carrot Cake

Thursday, April 17, 2014
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I really wanted to make a cute cake for Easter this year, but I wanted something new…something different and decadent. For me, decadent almost always requires chocolate. It’s how my brain works. What’s something quintessentially ‘Easter’ that would be better than ever with chocolate added? Duh. Carrot cake. Seriously, it just got so much better. […]...

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Cookies and Cream Shortbread

Friday, February 21, 2014
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As you may know, if you follow me on Facebook, the third season of Dance Academy has finally made it to Netflix. Yayyyyy!!! I have talked about my obsession with ballet, and love for Dance Academy before, so you can imagine my excitement that I finally get to watch the new season. A little back […]...

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Chocolate Malt Sheet Cake for Two

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is when he surprises you with your favorite soda that you never ever drink anymore, but it’s pizza night, and pizza and soda are BFFs. It’s managing his Eve Online training skills when he’s far, far away with shoddy Internet. Valentine’s Day is when he brings home teeny soda bottles from Italy, just […]...

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Red Velvet Eggnog Cupcakes

Monday, December 16, 2013
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Pub crawlers and dropped pants. That’s where this post is headed. You’re been warned. As you know, the Hubster and I are currently in England, and boy oh boy, did we get a welcome! We arrived Friday afternoon, on the ferry into Dover. From there, we drove to Oxford, where we spent the weekend. On Friday […]...

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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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