Category: cake decorating

repost: zombie graveyard cake for halloween 0

repost: zombie graveyard cake for halloween

Halloween is right around the corner! And if you need a rockin’ cool cake to make for your Halloween party (or any other zombie related event), you should try your hand at making a zombie graveyard cake. It’s not too...

snowcone cupcakes + lemon bars 5

snowcone cupcakes + lemon bars

The best thing about these cupcakes is that my co-workers all thought they were really snow cones. How awesome is that?! I saw the idea for this on justJENN’s blog and just tweaked it a little for my liking! I...

caramel cupcakes with honey sea salt 4

caramel cupcakes with honey sea salt

At the end of June, our friend Chris flew into town from Tampa to spend a couple of weeks with us. For some reason that I don’t remember, I promised him baked goods on his first night in town. I...

baby shower! 2

baby shower!

I’ve been having some very busy days lately and last weekend was no exception! So short post today mostly recapping Alyssa’s baby shower! Alyssa used to write for this blog, back when she had time to do so. I miss...

for my valentine: han solo in carbonite chocolates 6

for my valentine: han solo in carbonite chocolates

“I love you.” “I know.” Princess Leia tells Han how she feels about him… only to have him encased in carbonite 30 seconds later. Bit of a rocky start, but hey, they made it through. This seemed like the perfect...

little big planet birthday cake 6

little big planet birthday cake

(Psst – if you didn’t see it, be sure to check out the giveaway I’ve got going on! Enter, enter, enter! Today is the LAST DAY to enter to win dinner for 2 to Del Mar Rendezvous during SDRW next...

gears of war birthday cake 4

gears of war birthday cake

It’s birthday time again! Jake’s youngest son, S., is the latest in a lineup of birthdays and he asked for a Gears of War cake this year. This one through me for a loop. See the screenshot: For those that...

tasty things in life: chocolate + hazelnut 4

tasty things in life: chocolate + hazelnut

I love hazelnuts. And I love chocolate. It’d be a safe bet to say that I also love nutella. I recently made some lovely chocolate hazelnut cupcakes for my friend, Stacey, to celebrate her birthday. I cheated a little and...

lazy blogger weekend 3

lazy blogger weekend

I meant to post this stuff yesterday, but I did not do one productive thing all weekend and it was GREAT. Please note that I don’t count cake baking as “productive” but “fun”. When I was at Jake’s this weekend,...

twilight birthday cake & cupcakes 3

twilight birthday cake & cupcakes

I have a confession to make. I love the Twilight series. And I’m in my 30’s. Jake’s daughter, who just turned 11, also loves Twilight. She’s got way more cool Twilight-related things than I do, since I only have the...