Fall is in the Air!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Blog, Chocolate, Confections, Featured Articles, Misc | Comments Off on Fall is in the Air!

Fall is in the Air!

So it’s been awhile since I’ve blogged.  Life has been busy and to be honest, I wasn’t doing much baking for a while.  But I have missed the baking and the blogging so here I am. The temperatures are cooling off and fall is definitely here.  Jack Frost is working his magic and each day […]

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Happy New Year!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Cookies, Cookies, Life, Misc | 1 comment

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone.  Today is the first day of 2012!   I wonder what this year will hold for me and my family.  I’m trying not to have any preconceived expectations because this year will inevitably be a year of change.  But as Price Pritchett said, “Change always comes bearing gifts” and I do […]

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St. Paul Classic

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Life | 1 comment

St. Paul Classic

My family had such a great time this last weekend riding in the St. Paul Classic. This is something that my kids and I decided that we wanted to do several months ago. We really hadn’t ridden our bicycles for quite a while, so we decided it would be the perfect goal to get us a little more active and healthy.

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A Speculaas Garden

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011 in Molded Cookies, Molded Cookies | 1 comment

A Speculaas Garden

I had such a fun time the other day while trying my hand at making Speculaas. Speculaas are a type of cookie popular in Holland and Belgium. Most of you probably know them as “windmill cookies.”

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Curtis Stone’s Low Cal Cupcakes

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Cupcakes, Life | Comments Off on Curtis Stone’s Low Cal Cupcakes

Curtis Stone’s Low Cal Cupcakes

This past year has been a little stressful for me.   And when I saw a “little” stressful, I mean that sarcastically.  In reality, this past year has been MASSIVELY stressful.  Which is not good for an emotional eater.  What’s crazy is that I didn’t even realize until last month how much emotional eating I […]

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SpongeBob SquarePants and Icing Smiles

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011 in Birthday Cakes, Birthday Cakes | Comments Off on SpongeBob SquarePants and Icing Smiles

SpongeBob SquarePants and Icing Smiles

This past weekend I had the opportunity to make a very special cake — and I mean a VERY special cake.  You see, about six months ago I joined a nonprofit organization called Icing Smiles.

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Mini Fondant Cakes

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in Cupcakes, Cupcakes | Comments Off on Mini Fondant Cakes

Mini Fondant Cakes

I am pleased to have a guest posting today over at Frosting for the Cause.  The purpose of this site is to raise funds for cancer research and to raise awareness of how we are each touched by cancer.  In addition to making a monetary donation each participant bakes something, donates it to a local […]

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