Cherry Picking and Cherry French Toast Casserole

One day, we decided to take a day excursion over to Michigan to do some cherry picking.  Just a day in the country of good ol' fashioned fun.  We went to the cutest orchard about 2 1/2 hours away called Tree-mendous Fruit Farm.  What a fun day in the orchard! ...more

Beautiful Fairtrade Macaroons

Macaroons are the most beautiful things I've ever baked.It’s no wonder that they are so popular at the moment, they are simply gorgeous to look at and have such a delicate sweet and nutty flavour that they absolutely make the perfect treat for any special occasion....more

Rose and Alstroemeria Lily Flower Paste Keepsake

Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, to feel like a princess for that one special day. The cake is a special element of that day, with so many choices and styles it can become overwhelming. As a cake decorator I try to eliminate some of that stress by carefully listening to what the bride wants and expects. I recently had a bride ask me if I could create a keepsake of flowers she had chosen for her... ...more

No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

Today I'm sharing a favorite snack in our house. Something that doesn't last long! Peanut Butter Energy Balls! They are so yummy and fun to make with the kids. I first saw a recipe floating around about 2 years ago. The recipe calls for coconut but we aren't fans of coconut so I leave that part out! Otherwise most of everything else we already had on hand. Ingredients:...more

Adult Banana Split

Gluten Free Crumb Topped Banana Bread

Normally I don't bake unless I have a reason to. Sounds odd, but whenever I have something sweet in the house I usually end up finishing it off way too fast. So to save myself the calories, I just don't bake very much, problem solved. However, this bread came to be because I had some over-ripe bananas that I didn't want to go to waste. ...more


The other day I was super bored at home. And I opened my fridge and noticed the bunch of very ripe bananas I had. I didn't want to waste them. And I have every possible spice and ingredient known to man because we like collecting them. And it also helps for when I am bored. I can just whip up something. It was like Julia Childs all up in my kitchen I tell ya! ...more

Delicate Chocolate Cake “Spartak”

A lot of people that I know love this cake and no wonder why.  This Delicate Chocolate Cake “Spartak” is beyond delicious.  It is made out of multi chocolate layers and delicate white cream.  The texture of this ...more