Meeting Martha Stewart & her new Cakes Cookbook

Martha Stewart Cakes Event at Macys in Las Vegas

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet Martha Stewart at Macy's in Las Vegas, plus have her autograph her newest cookbook, Martha Stewart's Cakes. As a member of the Everywhere Society, I have been compensation for this post, however, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. … [Read more...]

Mini Cupcakes on a Stick

Mini Cupcakes on a Stick

Everything is better on a stick and mini cupcakes on a stick are no exception! With February in full swing, Valentine's Day is on the mind of many couples in love. But I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels that you don't have to have a holiday to tell you to celebrate love...you can celebrate it everyday and any day! These Mini Cupcakes on a Stick are a perfect everyday surprise for those you love. … [Read more...]

Sweetheart Cinnamon Cake with Glaze

Sweetheart Cinnamon Cake

See this Valentine's Day cake? I bet you think I used red food coloring to make that pretty pink colored glaze. Well, I didn't. Here's the secret: I infused the glaze with cinnamon herbal tea bags! The result is a naturally pink glaze for a cake that I named after the teabags themselves: Sweetheart Cinnamon Cake. I'm really happy with how it turned out and it was really easy to do. I went one step further and even used the tea bags to give the same flavor to my cake mix. … [Read more...]

Cake Decorating with Duff Goldman + GIVEAWAY!

Duff Cake Decorating Giveaway

One of the many highlights of attending the Mixed Conference (my very first food blogging conference...yeeaaah) was our cake decorating class with Duff Goldman, cake decorator extraordinaire and owner of Charm City Cakes. Most people probably know him from the show "Ace of Cakes", which can be found in reruns on Food Network. When we arrived to the class, we all paired up and sat at a tables, which were already geared up with a cake all ready for decorating and lots of Duff cake decorating … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cake and Celebrating Everyday Occasions

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Celebrate your everyday occasions with this homemade pumpkin cake recipe! It's been a hard year. I don't think I could have ever imagined how hard this year would be. Losing someone you love is, without a doubt, one of the worst things. Losing three...well, it's inconceivable. About 4-5 months ago, I read a blog post called "one simple step that’s changing my life" by another food blogger, Kristy of The Wicked Noodle. Her post stated: everything in our lives should begin with being … [Read more...]