Martha Stewart’s Cakes Cookbook Giveaway!

Autographed Martha Stewart Cakes Cookbook 2

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...]

100+ Ways to Use Leftover Pumpkin Purée

100+ Ways to Use Pumpkin Puree

Have leftover canned pumpkin? Here's over 100 ways to use leftover pumpkin purée in recipes for everything from desserts to dinner! … [Read more...]

Unexpected Guests: Quick Dessert Solution

Kroger Private Selection Upside Down Cakes

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Private Selection. All opinions are 100% mine. Having a quick dessert solution is vital when you have unexpected guests. I'm sharing a delicious idea from Kroger's Private Selection that will allow you to get out of the kitchen fast and enjoy your company. … [Read more...]

Lemon Petits Fours

Lemon Petits Fours

These Lemon Petits Fours are delightful little lemon cakes with a lemon sugar glaze. A perfect dessert to enjoy after a lovely Mother's Day dinner, or to enjoy at baby showers, wedding showers, or tea parties. … [Read more...]

Easy Recipe: Blueberry Crunch Dump Cake

Blueberry Crunch Cake

If you'd like to make an easy recipe for dessert, but yet something different than your usual boxed cake with frosting, look no further. This Blueberry Crunch Cake is an easy cake called a "dump cake". Why? Because you literally dump all the ingredients together. … [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...]

Apple Butter Spice Cake

Apple Butter Spice Cake

I'm a bit jealous of those of you who have Autumn weather already appearing in your areas. I guess you could say that Las Vegas is cooling down a bit, but today's high was still at least 95 degrees F. Well, at least the nights feel like they are getting cooler. While it doesn't feel very Fall-ish in these parts, there is things I do that (somewhat) satisfy my love of the season. One thing I do is go all out with my Autumn decorating. I think I decorate almost as much for Autumn (and Halloween … [Read more...]