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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 […]



8 sweet treats for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, this post is dedicated to things that grow. And it’s sort of ridiculous that I post about things that grow when in real life I can’t make ANYTHING grow. It’s terribly sad, actually, how horrible I am at getting things to grow. I want to be good at it. You’d […]



8 sweet treats for Easter and bonus easter egg decorating ideas

Aah, another stroll through the archives for some of my favorite Easter treats to make. As always, find all the season ideas up there in the Seasonal button. There are a bunch of spring things in there, too. And at the end of this post I link to some Easter egg decorating ideas I did […]



how to make weather cupcakes, AND a FREE Craftsy Fondant Basics Mini-Class

This post is all about how you really need to take some online classes at Craftsy. I took Craftsy’s FREE online Basic Fondant Techniques class. If you want to crack the fondant code–while maintaining a smooth, crack-free fondant surface, of course–in under 30 minutes, watch this video. Anyone who knows me knows I’m a nerd […]



Just for Kix: Flower Chocolate Cake Cups

Oh so pretty for spring: Make chocolate cake in a jar with real flower toppers. Learn how HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow (and encourage) you to share ONE photograph with credit to “the decorated cookie” and link to […]