Purple People Eater Cake

When it comes to monsters there is only one one-eyed flying purple people eater, who we all totally love and adore despite his people eating tendencies. (Not to be confused with the one-eyed green monster, Mike, he and his furry purple buddy are not the people eating type.) How can we not love him I mean he plays in rock and roll band! Him and his catchy tune has been around since before most of ... [ read more... ]

Spooky Halloween Cookie Bouquet

Do you guys remember the cookie bouquets I created in the past? This Daisy Cookie Bouquet is still one of my favorite sweet creations ever. I wanted to create a cookie flower bouquet that could stand like real flowers. To be honest I have no idea why this was so important to me but it totally was. I just knew if I could just figure it out it would change the entire look of a traditional (and kinda ... [ read more... ]

Fondant Flower Cookies For Mother’s Day!

Every once in awhile, there comes a time where I have to throw in a mushy serious post. I mean it can't always be those awesome puns and sprinkles you just love from me can it? Sometimes we have to get right down into life, as I see it. Yes, believe it or not my thoughts do expand past cookies and cakes (generally straight to the pile of dishes I've made). Mother's Day is definatly one of those ... [ read more... ]

Lime Dream Cake

This week was a CAKE week! Which automatically makes my week twice as good. That is if I totally wipe out all memories of my soon to be toddler ripping two new teeth through her gums like a baby T-rex growing claws, tiny baby arms, teeth, and tears everywhere. Naturally causing her to wake up at 4 AM e-v-e-r-y-d-a-y this week, which sends her clinging to my legs by 4PM with an all out meltdown. ... [ read more... ]

Red Velvet Puppy Chow

I've been on a mini puppy chow kick lately - my kids love it, the hubs love it, it's perfect to ship to the nieces and nephews, so easy to make, and well it's just flipping yummy! However, what keeps fueling my need for puppy chow is all the new flavors of candy melts "aka chocolate wafers". It use to be they just came in colors but now they have flavors as well! I love adding flavored chocolate ... [ read more... ]

Royal Icing 101

Today I have another baking basics post for you guys, Royal Icing 101! This will be a super helpful post for those of you just starting to decorate cookies or who have always wanted to try! I don't know about you guys...but I could sit and admire beautifully hand decorated cookies for days. But here's the thing - I like to keep my decorated cookies sweet and simple. Cookie decorating can be really ... [ read more... ]

Easy Two-Toned Cupcakes

For those of you that may be just now joining in, this week I'm trying out some fun new Wilton cupcake products, and giving them to one lucky reader! If you haven't entered yet, don't worry...you can head on over here and enter until tomorrow. (April 19th, 2013) A few days ago I shared some of my experimenting with the Colorburst Batter Bits in my Birthday Cake Cookie Bars. Today, I'm back to ... [ read more... ]

Birthday Cake Cookie Bars – Colorburst Batter Bits

I'm so excited to be sharing a few of my favorite new Wilton cupcake products with you guys this week, and even giving them all away to one of you! Don't worry if you missed that post you still have time to enter! You can get in on the fun till Friday April, 19th here. Today I'm starting out with the Colorburst Batter Bits - aka the BFF of sprinkles :) Out of all the new products I was most ... [ read more... ]