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how to make fondant rainbow cupcake toppers (for the Girl Scouts)

So my daughter is a Girl Scout. A Daisy, to be precise. But as she enters 2nd grade in the fall, she’s bridging now to Brownies. At the end-of-the-year ceremony, naturally, I was assigned the cupcakes. They were to be “rainbow” themed, as in the theme of bridging. I’ve made rainbow cupcake toppers before (here). […]



19 cupcakes, cookies and marshmallows for SUMMER

SUMMER! Can anyone exclaim “summer!” anymore without thinking of Olaf singing “SHUMMER!”? I sure can’t. Even though I’m all about Fall and Winter and the cold, the number of Summer-themed treats on my blog belies this. It looks like I actually like summer.  But this grumpy gal doesn’t like to sweat. Speaking of not sweating, […]



cookbook GIVEAWAY! Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers

  UPDATE: Congratulations to Amy Jo! Her comment was drawn to win the book. Thank you to all for participating! Woah, you aren’t still buying fancy cupcakes for parties are you? Egads! You can make your own. Really, you can. Because today I’m giving away Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee North Beckett. Please […]



13 treats from the archives for 4th of July and Memorial Day

  Seems like summer is a busy time for me on the blog. I have loads in the archives to share with you. How about a little red, white and blue? As always, you can find the links to everything Seasonal in that button up there. Just for Memorial Day. Camo cookie tribute to the […]



GIVEAWAY! KitchenAid Standing Mixer from Craftsy

Are you still suffering from lack-of-a-KitchenAid-itis? Your suffering may be over.  Craftsy is giving away a Classic KitchenAid 4.5 quart Standing Mixer for one lucky winner!!  I’m one of those people that keeps her KitchenAid mixer on her counter for easy access because I use it ALL the time.  I promise you will, too. With […]