Petal Cupcake liners

When you make enough cupcakes the liners take on a whole new meaning.  I’ve seen these Wilton liners before but wasn’t quite sure I was ready to move that far out on a limb.  So silly.  Look how great they are just in the baking tins alone. Even though I’m not a pink kind of girl, …

Back-up Plan

Sadly my first attempt at Bakerella’s cupcake bites didn’t pan out.  So I had to go with my old standby, cream filled full sized cupcakes. So yummy, particularly cold!  One 7 oz jar of marshmallow creme and 1 stick of room temp butter, that’s all it takes.  I cut a hole in the top of the …

Baby Shower: Decorations

Totally biased because this baby shower was for my niece but if you need a good sized decoration that screams ‘baby’, these blown up pictures of the mom & dad will be sure to fill up wall space. Finding similar aged pictures of the parents to be might be the most difficult part.  I used sepia …

Suggested Sites: Bakerella

If you love cupcakes for their small in size, big in taste stature, you need to check out Bakerella.  I love this site, not only for the great idea of cake pops but for the step by step pictures.  Her site is well followed and even spurred a book.  Blogger to Author, not bad. Here’s my …

Basil Seasoning

I grew one basil plant this year in an effort to just see if I could.  Well, I CAN!  However, I have a LOT of it.   So much so I’ve been harvesting for weeks, huge handfuls at a time.  I even kept a basil bouquet on my kitchen counter for awhile (how very TV chef-like of me, …