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picnic cupcakes for Celebrations

Next up in my week of summer cupcake craziness: Ants. I’m not a very outdoorsy person. Though I have a checklist of outdoorsy stuff I’ve done. I’ve been camping. But only once and never again. I’ve been scuba diving. I hiked up a volcano. I hiked down into the Grand Canyon. All of these admittedly-fun […]



Summer Picnic Blog Party and Giveaway!! I brought cookies on a string.

Oh, Summer. I’m trying to love you. I bring my daughters to the pool. I grill more (by which I mean, my husband grills for me). We catch fireflies as the sun sets. I grew up on a beach, so I have that covered. I’m even trying to work a lot less so I can […]



Flashback Friday: Drawing breakfast on your cookies.

It’s been awhile since I reveled in the glory that is the food coloring pen. I love my food coloring pens. They let me doodle on food. You can draw on royal icing, fondant, marshmallows… So many sweet canvasses, so little time to cover the world in food coloring drawings. I made these bite-size, breakfast-themed […]



from Sugarlicious: a GUIDE to mix and match sweets, toppings and decorations

It’s been over a year since Sugarlicious hit the shelves, and I’m still super proud of that book. Why? Because it packs so much information in over 200 pages. It’s the book I wish I had when I started moving beyond decorated cookies into cupcakes, cakes, marshmallows, stuff on sticks and the mysteries of fondant. […]



15 sweet treats for summer, from the archives

The heat is here. Now you’ll hear me complain about the heat until the first crisp day of Fall. But this year, instead of mooching off of friends, I actually splurged on pool passes for myself, Maeve and Violet. I even bought a baby swim thing that essentially amounts to 15 feet of mesh material […]