These may not be your grandmother’s cakes… but I bet she’d love them.
Rickrack and strawberries? Yes, please!
If we learned anything from Grandma’s house, it’s that you can never have too many floral patterns.
Especially when they’re hand-painted.
No one does “dainty” like our gr [...]
Ten Sewing Crocheting Quilting Projects Shared at Freedom Fridays #roundup #FreedomFridays
These grain-free raspberry coconut cupcakes are easy to make, yield a small batch and have a dairy-free option.
All this week, So… Let’s Hang Out and The Pig and Quill have been hosting a virtual potluck called So Let’s Pig Out to share some awesome potluck dishes and give you some summer potluck inspiration! Check out their pages [...]
Happy Saturday to you!
Do you have a big, exciting weekend planned? We’re doing some things around the house today, and then getting together with some family tomorrow. Mostly a low-key weekend, which is my favorite! I haven’t crocheted any squares on my baby blanket in about 10 days, so I need to get back to that, as well!
As alw [...]
A few of my favorite submissions this week:
Yeah! Go SPORTS!
Of course it’s easy to focus on the mistakes, so let’s take a second to appreciate that somewhere there’s a professional baker who actually did this… on purpose.
(“I call it, ‘Barbie’s Dream Petri Dish.’”)
Happy Friday! I thought I’d do a Friday Faves post including a bunch of my favorite products from The Honest Company. If you’re not familiar with the brand, it was co-founded by Jessica Alba and carries a line of safe, eco-friendly health and household items for the whole family.
When I became pregnant with Elle, Eric and I want [...]
This post brought to you by American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable. All opinions are 100% mine.
Check out these beeswax honeycomb candles.
They even come with a little bee sitting on top of the candle!
The candles are made from natural beeswax and come packaged in a rustic-looking wooden box.
Pair the candles with mini jars of honey for a perfect garden-themed favor for your guests.
You can even personalize the candle boxes with tags an [...]
I know it can be scary asking a bakery to do something custom, like, say, a school or brand’s logo. But DON’T PANIC; I’m here to walk you through it.
First, print out a nice, clear image to bring in as a reference:
With something as simple as this Chanel logo, you can be sure there is simply NO WAY…
Key Lime Pie Marshmallow Treats are loaded with graham cracker crumbs, lime zest, coconut and Campfire® Marshmallows then drenched in a rich chocolate coating.
We just got home from Florida, approximately 4 hours and 32 minutes ago. And we drove, because what better way to test your relationship than to travel to Florida in a car for 17 ho [...]
Don’t let Summer slip by without a Phoenix Sunset Margarita! It’s the perfect way to unwind at the end of the day! #margarita #drinks
I conducted a very scientific experiment this week.
You may remember me mentioning that I have not been feeling the chocolate love lately. I haven’t been craving it and feel kind of sick when I do eat it, and many of you commented that you also had a huge chocolate aversion during the first trimester of pregnancy and that it had gone aw [...]
If you’re still planning a party for the graduate in your life, then these bakeries would like you to know that they are ready and willing to provide a whole host of graduation-appropriate cake designs…
Sure, it tends to stick in the molars a bit, but it’s extremely low in fat.
NOTE TO BAKERS: Icing tends to s [...]
You know, the ones that were stuck to strips of paper so you inevitably ended up eating paper AND candy?
How cool would those be on a wedding cake (minus the paper, of course)? Pretty cool if you ask me.
So imagine how happy I was to find this very modern take on the candy dot wedding cake.
It’s bright and colorful and cheerful. And it [...]
This Cookie Mix is perfect for movie night! Gather up the kids, put in a favorite movie and enjoy this easy snack! #cookie #snackideas*The backdrop used in these photos is courtesy of Ink & Elm.*
I have been savings tons of noodle-based salads on Pinterest, even though I rarely eat salads at home and I eat noodle salads even less frequently. However, I’ve been totally smitten with the idea of them recently – a totally satisfying meal that has carbs and that also piles in fresh vegetables, as well. On Sunday, I went surfing [...]
From the proud inventors of the Dewy Follicle System:
Shhhhhh! I hear the librarians there can be a bit crotchety.
Jessica H., I have a feeling they’re going to rip up your library card over this. Oh, and do only “past” Christians get to go to the Pubic Library? Discuss.
[Note from Jen: I couldn’ [...]