Tagged: cake

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lemon ginger ice box cake for alex’s lemonade stand & melissa’s produce challenge

This week I’m partnering with Melissa’s Produce and my awesome blogger friends to support this wonderful cause, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation for Childhood Cancer. I used some beautiful produce provided by Melissa’s Produce to create a simple, easy and delicious summertime dessert: Lemon Ginger Ice Box Cake! This requires no ovens so your house gets to stay cool while you prep!

veggie grill / utc – la jolla, ca 4

veggie grill / utc – la jolla, ca

Let me admit this off the bat – I wasn’t sure if I would really like this place. I got an invitation to come in and I already knew I probably couldn’t get Jake and S to go here over...

desserts at hanna’s gourmet / normal heights – san diego, ca 6

desserts at hanna’s gourmet / normal heights – san diego, ca

After our blogger lunch at Que Huong, we all had dessert at a second spot – Hanna’s Gourmet off Adams Ave. in Normal Heights. I had read about this place a few times and I had been wanting to stop...

opera cafe & patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca 6

opera cafe & patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca

Last month I met up with CC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High for lunch near my work. I picked a place I hadn’t been to in five years: Opera Cafe & Patisserie. I’ve been trying to get my co-workers...

rainbow cake 8

rainbow cake

(Note: Now edited with additional photos!) This is what I did last night instead of doing a review post! I made a cake for Jake’s daughter’s birthday. It will end up being a My Little Pony cake once we get...

heaven sent desserts / north park – san diego, ca 8

heaven sent desserts / north park – san diego, ca

This winter Jake joined a softball league and I, as the dutiful girlfriend, have been attending all of his night games. Yes – night games. Being a native San Diegan, sitting outside in winter is not really something that brings...

lazy dog restaurant and bar / mission valley – san diego, ca 7

lazy dog restaurant and bar / mission valley – san diego, ca

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar opened up in Mission Valley over the summer. It is a part of a Southern California chain and this is the first location to open in San Diego. I was recently invited to come in...

minecraft birthday cake 6

minecraft birthday cake

Cake decorating post alert! Alert! Alert! I don’t know why I felt the need to give you so many alerts. But hey, there’s some geeky video gaming cake decorating going on over here today and I hope you’ve prepared for...

t’s pistachio cake 12

t’s pistachio cake

Jake’s oldest son, T, celebrated his 15th birthday in August! Goodness. Fifteen. Where has all the time gone?! His birthday request? A pistachio cake. Apparently this idea sprung from these pistachio cookies I made 2 years for Christmas. I guess...

yummy cupcakes + a cupcake giveaway / encinitas – san diego, ca 22

yummy cupcakes + a cupcake giveaway / encinitas – san diego, ca

If you know me at all, you know I love cupcakes. When I was invited to come and check out a new cupcake shop in town, I was totally on board even if I had to drive allllll the way...