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Cupcakery Blog Tour Giveaway!

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Hey guys! Man it feels like forever since I've posted, so much fun so little time! If you guys haven't been following along on Instagram or Facebook (ok the few that Facebook actually shows posts to) we've been touring around blog world to celebrate the launch of my new book Cupcakery! Yay! We have been stopping at some of the best blogs who are dishing out their fun take on the book. It's been SO ... [ read more... ]

Snow Cone Cupcake Tutorial

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In case you've totally missed all the fun this far, Cupcakery (my book) is officially here! This last week has been a whirlwind of emotions as I was able to watch you guys share your excitement while receiving your books over social media. From the bottom of my heart, I can not thank you enough. While I have many many many more sobbing thank you's I'm going to save those for another post later ... [ read more... ]

Pistachio Almond Ice Cream (No Machine!)

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Last year I spent weeks researching ice cream makers. I really wanted to make ice cream at home but I was unhappy with my research outcome. It seemed that in order to have a machine that made great ice cream I was going to fork over quiet a few bucks. It just didn't seem like a great idea to me since it's such a seasonal item. Just shortly after I discovered you could make some really yummy yet ... [ read more... ]

O-fish-ally Number 1 Dad Cupcakes!

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I learned a little lesson this week, like no matter what mom says, sometimes there really aren't many more fish in the sea. Sometimes there are only six fish in the sea. Particularly, six little cupcake fish who found their time here in the ocean with chocolate bubbles would last no longer then one minute (give or take a few moments). Had I know this...maybe I would have snapped the camera a ... [ read more... ]

Cupcakery Pre-order Giveaway & Gift! (Ended)

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You guys! Cupcakery's official release is just over a week away (June 9th). A week! But hey, patience, it's never been my kinda virtue. So why not start the celebration now! Last week I received stacks and stacks of these little beauties on my door step...printed, with pages, and pictures, and that fresh off the shelf smell! Seriously, guys it's real and it's here! (Well, almost.) And I absolutely ... [ read more... ]

Strawberry Banana Cupcakes

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Inspiration really can one from anywhere. Like cake stands. I really should probably tell you that I made these cupcakes because I love banana and strawberry together, or that my kiddos requested them, or because it's my favorite smoothie combo ever...but that would be a total fib. See that pretty little cake stand? I found it at our local PX (military post exchange) and it was like THE perfect ... [ read more... ]

RAWR-some Father’s Day Cookies

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You know what is totally out of my league? Boy stuff. Yep, super heroes...monsters...trucks...dirt...and dinosaurs. All boy stuff, all out of my league. Recently this has become more and more obvious as my girls grow older. While I do have two brothers growing up one was ten years older then me and one was ten years younger then me so I really wasn't ever aware of the "boy stuff" they were into. ... [ read more... ]

Seasonal Celebrations – A Look Inside Cupcakery Part 3

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Guess what guys, we're less then 1 month away from Cupcakery's official release!!! Eeeeeekkkkk. Words can hardly express my excitement for the next few months. I have SO much fun stuff to share with you guys, I hope you're ready! If you're super new to the blog, let's get you up to speed real quick! Over the last few months I have been sharing a once monthly look inside my new book Cupcakery. A ... [ read more... ]