Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for May, 2014

Pick Your Mix!

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What’s your sweet style? Cakes, bread, confections, cute? What do you guys love or want to learn how to bake? Check out the 10 books below and pick a mix of your favorite five to be entered for a chance to win them! FUN!!!   Surprise-Inside Cakes Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion – with a little something extra inside by Amanda Ret [...]

Ribbon Wrapped Wedding Cake

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Much smaller. Like a two-tier wedding cake for a small wedding. I love this cake wrapped with gold ribbon. It’s so pretty and elegant and if you’re planning a small wedding, you still need to have a gorgeous cake. This two-tier cake features a simple, clean design – the white icing features scrollwork which adds to the overa [...]

Memorial Day The #merican "Way&q...

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    (Also remember when to use “whom.”)         (Supposed to read “Memorial Day Weekend 2010.”)           Thanks to Laura M., Carol S., Becky D., Anony M., Noah & Allison, Audrey T., Brandon D., Rachel P., Sandy K., Abby T., & Laura K for the m [...]

221 Summer Recipes

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Happy unofficial first day of summer! Although the calendar states that the first official day isn’t until June 21st, I think most of us see Memorial Day weekend as the beginning of summer. To kick off the season, I’m sharing a plethora of my favorite summer recipes from the site. Summer typically means grilling, picnics, cook-out [...]

More than 70 Grilling Recipes {Perfec...

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More than 70 Grilling Recipes {Perfect for Summer} #grilling #summer #outdoorcooking #barbecue

Sunday Sweets Hitches A Ride

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Hey, Hoopy Froods! Don’t look now, but it’s Towel Day!!   But Don’t Panic! Even if you forgot your towel, we’ve got you covered: So you’ll be safe from any Ravenous Bugblatter Beasts of Traal.   Now, let’s fire up our electronic thumb and take a spin among Douglas Adams’ stars! We’ [...]

Seven Frozen Treats Shared at Freedom...

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Seven Frozen Treats shared at Freedom Fridays! #frozen #summer #icecream #popsicles

The Weekend Dish 5/24/2014

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Happy long weekend to you! I hope you have some fun and relaxing things planned for the next few days, and hopefully it includes some good food! We are just planning to do some things around the house and have our parents over for a little grilling tomorrow. I’m also bound and determined to eat my first soft serve of the year this weeke [...]

It's Getting Hot In Here…

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Today is Heat Awareness Day, so pay attention; this is important. It’s hot.* *Not applicable in the majority of the North Eastern United States. Or the North Western parts. Or Canada. Or England. Or Australia. Or really anywhere else that isn’t Florida right now. And now, let us sing our traditional Heat Awareness Day song! &nbs [...]

Fun Wedding Favors – Mini Rolling Sui...

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Today I give you the mini rolling suitcase favor. I have to admit, this might be my favorite favor so far, and we know how much I like miniature wedding favors! Think of the possibilities with this mini rolling suitcase – you can personalize them with super cute labels that feature far-off cities and your wedding date. You can fill the [...]

Fresh Watermelon Cake

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Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Fr...

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Brides Tell All!

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Ah, wedding wrecks. Like a good movie, they can make you laugh, they can make you cry, and sometimes, they can make you run screaming for small claims court. (Never again, Sea Biscuit. Never. AGAIN.) So. Bride-to-be Beverly ordered this wedding cake from her bakery’s catalog: She writes, “I asked if it was possible to do a dark [...]

Seven Layer Salad

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Picnic food is, without a doubt, some of my favorite food around. Hot dogs charred to a crisp on the grill… potato salad… baked beans… coleslaw… watermelon! You name it, and I’ll fill my plate with it at a picnic. I’ve had versions of this seven layer salad at countless family picnics growing up, and itR [...]

Peach Mango Ice Cream {Three Ingredie...

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.#KoolOff this summer with this Peach Mango Ice Cream – only 3 ingredients! #CollectiveBias

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cake

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About five years ago, I developed a serious obsession with Eclair Cake. After tasting this delicious concoction of pudding, graham crackers and frosting at a work potluck, I went on a binge with the stuff. Tossing together different combinations of puddings, grahams and toppings – it kind of became my signature potluck dish. Within th [...]


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It’s the beginner’s basic: one round(ish) glob o’ icing, and one string. And yet… Yeeeeah.   Er, sorry, but I’m afraid writing it doesn’t make it true.   Well, I AM seeing something that starts with a “B”… [looking around] Er… [waving] Hi, kids!   Dude. Are those [...]

Neon Wedding Cake

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I think this cake fits the bill. Behold the neon wedding cake! Can you imagine seeing this very bright and very cheery cake at a summer wedding? Can you imagine having a cake like this at your own summer wedding? It’s a rather bold choice if you think about it. There is nothing dull or understated about a neon colored wedding cake. It&# [...]