This summer has been one for the books, and not in the way I had been hoping. I had some really fun plans this summer, especially with the launch of my new book Cupcakery, but things took a turn before they even got started. In May we found out we would be expecting our fourth child and I pretty much spent ever day after battling the worst of morning all day sickness. I spent far too many days ... [ read more... ]
Posts tagged with "Fall"
We're officially three days from September, three days! Which means pumpkin, spice, apples, scarves, crispy air...eek! I get so crazy happy when the fall nears, it's that first hint of excitement for all of the things to come over the next few months - holidays! Sadly, while we're living in the desert we don't really get a fall, not like were use to in the north, but we've come to make due no ... [ read more... ]
Who's up for some brownies covered in pumpkin frosting, stacked in twos, and totally gluten free? Oh and did I mention crazy easy? Let me start off by being totally honest, the words "gluten free" makes the baker in me slightly cringe. Not to get all sciency on you here, but when baking, gluten is a huge player in the chemical reaction process. Although you don't need an abundance of it in ... [ read more... ]
Can you guys believe Halloween is next weekend?! I mean didn't stores just start putting out pumpkins like yesterday? Eek! This holiday has totally creeped up on me. Thank goodness grandma makes the girls costumes months in advance because outside of that, I have nothing prepared. And if you're anything like me this year, I have a treat for you guys today! Something easy peasy and simple that you ... [ read more... ]
Looking for a spooky centerpiece for this years Halloween bash? This year I've teamed up with Better Homes and Gardens to bring you this fun and really simple Spooky Rock Candy cake tutorial. It's really does come together very quickly and would make the perfect center piece for any spooky party! You'll be out of the kitchen and ready to spook in a flash, no tricks all treats here! Head on over to ... [ read more... ]
Since today is October 1st, it's now officially appropriate to start sharing creepy crawly treats! Halloween is by far my favorite time to create fun and festive treats. My list of spooky Halloween sweets gets bigger and bigger each year, I think I need a longer month! Back in August I threw a small little TMNT party for a friend, at which we served green slime punch. It occurred to me that 1. ... [ read more... ]
What Turkey? I see no Turkey! Remember last year we had these cute little pitiful fondant Turkeys show up at Thanksgiving? This year, they came well prepared for the hunt. Well played guys, well played... I just wanted to take a moment in between the cooking/baking frenzy and sure to be food coma to say Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! I am so very thankful for all of my ... [ read more... ]