Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes and a Giveaway *Closed*

I’m a bit obsessed with cupcakes lately! There’s just something about a cupcake that seems to make everything all better – a long day at school, a tough day at work, kid drama… For a few small moments, the world slows down and everything seems good and right. The real secret to an incredible cupcake […]

Piping 101

Have you ever wanted to know how to make your cupcakes look just like the ones from your favorite bakery? It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Pop on over to Baker Street where I’ll show you how to turn your cupcakes into works of art for just about $7.00 in supplies and a little know-how. I’ll […]

Biscoff Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream

I have good news and I have bad news. Which one do you want first? Ok, well since you can’t answer, I’ll start with the good news. I got the job I interviewed for the other day! Yeah! The bad news is that is just isn’t my dream job. Not even close to my dream […]

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

 Since it’s now officially February, I feel perfectly entitled to begin the countdown to Valentine’s Day! Despite my bleeding heart, Valentine’s Day just isn’t one of my favorite holidays… Don’t get me wrong – I’m not a hater. I just think that if you really love someone, you should show them every day not just […]

Gluten Free Flour Mix

Have you ever had company that was gluten intolerant and you found yourself wondering how to bake something they could actually eat? For a traditional baker, the idea of suddenly going gluten free can be a little intimidating.  Especially with the confusing variety of gluten free flours and products on the market! Linnie, from Cupcake […]

What my Pink Lemonade Cupcakes taught me…

Those Pink Lemonade Cupcakes I made last week put me on a gigantic emotional roller coaster! Who knew!? I was super excited with how they looked once I was finished and even happier once I loaded the pictures onto my computer. They looked SO sweet, if I do say so myself… All I could think […]

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

I used to totally hate the color pink! Like, I would cry and beg and plead my mother not to make me wear it, kind of hate. Well, that and dresses. And tights… That was how I was totally convinced my first daughter was going to be a girl – I suddenly wanted pink everything! […]

The Day After…

I am SOOO glad that I had the foresight to buy Milk Duds for Halloween because my kids didn’t even get one stinking box of the suckers! And that’s the first candy I steal out of their baskets when they go to bed… Instead we got like ten bazillion Twizzlers. Grody. So here we are. […]

Saving Face with Key Lime Cheesecake

When I started culinary school this fall, I was really unsure of myself and my decision.  I know that cooking at home, no matter how good you are, is not the same as being a professional chef.  I doubted that I really had what it takes, and there was a huge part of me that […]

Wedding Vows and Key Lime and Coconut White Chocolate Pound Cake

This summer, after a particularly challenging year, my husband and I headed to Miami for a much needed siesta.  For 10 days we had nothing to do but wake up, step out onto the balcony of the condo we stayed in, and look at this!  No schedule, no kids, no plans. We took a day […]