Down Home Cupcakes

As I explore the bakeries of Southern California, one of the true joys is finding cupcakes that taste like they were handmade in a small kitchen. Nothing against gourmet cupcakes; however, there's something evocative about homemade quality....more

Simply Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes

These Vanilla Cupcakes will be your absolute Favorite!  So Fluffy, with an Intense Vanilla Flavor and Buttery Richness.  They have a Fine, Even Crumb, and a Perfect Dome on top!...more

Despicable Me 2 Minion Cupcakes

Yes this is a detour from literature. But if anyone ever wonders how much I love my sister, I love her this much....more

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

 I love vanilla! And even more so, I love the flavor of a real vanilla bean....more

If You Give A Mom A Cupcake

If you give a mom a cupcake,she will want a cup of tea to go with it.She'll pour herself some,but her daughter will want some too.Once she puts the kettle on,  she'll wipe the counter while she waits for it to boil.As she wipes the counter with the dish cloth,she'll remember that she has ...more

The Big Reveal: How to Host a Gender Reveal Party, Cupcake Recipe Included

This past Saturday, I hosted our family and some friends over for a little bar-b-que. But this wasn't any type of gathering....we revealed the gender of our bun in the oven!!   YES, I'm pregnant :) And Chris and I couldn't be happier!! Image: Courtesy of The Savvy Kitchen ...more
I personally think Gender Reveal parties are an adorable, fairly recent tradition. I think "Sex ...more

Lavender Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

I really enjoy making birthday treats for family and friends, especially if I have a good idea of something new they might like....more

Dessert Bento Box, #Chocolate Party

You're invited to a #Chocolate Party sponsored by Roxana's Home Baking.  The Ninja Baker provided dessert bento boxes. ...more

Cake Decorating: Marzipan

marzipan You are either a lover or a hater of Marzipan....its one of those things, most people will have tasted it at some stage in their lives mostly through wedding cakes but whether it has been made really well and taste a different story. ...more