Help Fund Our Adoption, Please!

My husband and I are adopting a baby (or 2) from the US and it's a very costly process, so if you or anyone you know if willing to help, we would greatly appreciate it!
Any amount helps. Thank you!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

My Recent Baking Additions

Chocolate Chip Cherry Cake, for my work's holiday pot luck luncheon

Glitter Ball Cookies, for church small group party

Pumpkin spice muffins, just for fun

Monday, November 8, 2010

750 best muffin recipes

Without telling too much about this book, they have muffin recipes you would expect like fruit muffins and bran muffins, but also the unexpected like Collard greens and garlic muffins. I had a chance to try two recipes so far: Apple Cider Cranberry Muffins (below) . . .

. . . AND Pumpkin Spice Muffins (pictured below):

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Happy Birthday

Today was actually my 27th birthday, but I didn't make this cake for myself. I made it for my coworker whose birthday is also this week. It's fun for me to bake and decorate, so it's like a gift to myself AND a gift to my coworker :)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fall Cake Ideas

Here are some cakes I did last Fall, but thought I would re-post them in case you needed inspiration :)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Chocolate Cake Contest

Some of my cakes were featured on "Cakes We Bake" and also entered into the Chocolate Contest:

Please stop by Cakes We Bake and vote for any of the cakes above at:


My Father's Day Cake

While this didn't turn out quite like I had planned, it still tasted pretty good.

I tried a new caramel icing recipe, which didnt stick to the sides of the cake at all, so I had to frost the sides with butter cream, and I tried to make the top resemble a baseball, so this was the end result:

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Strawberry Shortcake Rendition

A spontaneous strawberry shortcake cake:

Friday, May 14, 2010

Father's Day Cake Ideas

I saw these cakes online, and they inspired me to make my father a very unique Father's Day Cake. . . so I wanted to share them with you:

NOTE: I did NOT make these cakes.

What great ideas!!! I'll post photos of my Father's Day Cake when it's made (in June)


Saturday, February 20, 2010

Argyle Cake

My husband's 29th bithday cake - to satisfy the preppy man in him!

This cake is covered with chocolate fondarific (brand of fondant-like icing)

Diamonds are made by using cookie cutters and cutting out shapes in rolled fondarific/fondant.

Cake Slide Show