Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for July, 2015

Social Media Weekly #28 {Twitter}

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The Weekend Dish: 7/25/2015

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Hello weekend! I hope you had a great week and that your weekend is full of fun and soaking up some nice summer weather. I’m planning to do some baking today, and hopefully some relaxing, as well! I might even break out that rainbow blanket and crochet a few more squares… I’d love to get it finished up before the weather get [...]

Friday Favs, 7/24/15

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A few of my favorite new submissions this week.   Could we pause for a moment to appreciate the fact that someone was PAID to do this? Paid. Actual money. Like, it’s their JOB… to do that. [sob] *********   Sure, you might think the baker would know better: But let’s face it, anyone who claims that’s a hoc [...]

County Fair Funnel Cakes

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You don’t need to wait for the county fair to enjoy a delicious Funnel Cake! This easy-to-make recipe can be enjoyed in just a few minutes!

Raspberry Shrub

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A Raspberry Shrub is the perfectly refreshing way to use up languishing fruit. Bright and tart, it’s great for adding to cocktails or just club soda for sipping on the porch in a summer breeze. Emily’s here to share a new recipe with you while I spend some quality time with Eric and Elle in Florida. We’re soaking up rays an [...]

Frozen Strawberry Sensation

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I Can See Clearly Now… And̷...

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I don’t remember my 2012 slang very well – was this an actual thing people said? “You’re eggs is prego.” There are so many things wrong with that sentence, my brain just imploded.   Still, at least it was a “closed belly” shower. What does that mean? Aw, I’M SO GLAD YOU ASKED. BEHOLD!! [...]

Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Fr...

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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

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I’m not sure what it is about summer, but it gives me the urge to make all kinds of colorful, fun treats. I’ve been seeing ice cream cone cupcakes for years and finally decided to have some fun with them last weekend. I baked up a batch and decorated them with all of my favorite ways to eat an ice cream cone – vanilla with r [...]

Nothing To See Here

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Parental Note: This post contains extreme childishness not at all appropriate for children.   Move along. He blinded me with…science.   Who’s up for a snowball fight? (I can’t tell if the middle guy is volunteering or flipping me off.)   A pink bowling pin + a pair of bowling balls = everyone’s mind [...]

My Favorite Cornbread Recipe

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This post was originally published on September 23, 2007. It’s one of the oldest recipes on the site and the pictures were in desperate need of an update. Below is the easy recipe for my favorite cornbread. Let’s talk cornbread. If I go to a restaurant and open the menu and see cornbread listed somewhere, I feel like I’ve hi [...]

Paleo Buttermilk Pancakes (grain-free...

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These paleo buttermilk pancakes are like a cross between typical fluffy American pancakes and crepes! They’re also grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. You may have seen these gluten-free pancakes over on My Baking Addiction the other day. The first time I made these, I used regular dairy-containing buttermilk and butter, which is th [...]

Oreo Pudding Cookies

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Oreo Pudding Cookies are double the fun of chocolate chip cookies. With Oreo pudding and crushed up Oreo cookies inside chocolate chip cookie batter, this cookie has a lot of delicious going on. I’ve decided that I am over summer – at least for right now. I can’t get behind fresh, summer-inspired desserts when it looks, fee [...]

Pecan Joy Candy Bars

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11 Utterly Bizarre Display Cakes Just...

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Today’s cakes are not special orders. No one asked for them this way. In fact, they were all found ready-made in bakery display cases, just waiting for the right customer and/or occasion to come along. Like maybe…!! Building a compost   Or fighting a wrestler   Or lighting up for Monkey Hour:   Discovering so [...]

Raspberry Pecan Coffee Cake

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias This Raspberry Pecan Coffee Cake is perfect for a weekend brunch! The recipe has a tender cake with plenty of raspberries and a crunchy topping!

The BEST Blueberry Pie

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When it comes to making pie, I tend to procrastinate and put it off, and I’m not really sure why. Every time I get down to actually making one, I’m reminded of how simple, uncomplicated and enjoyable a process it is. I’ve been wanting to try a new blueberry pie recipe for ages now… I made one a long, long time ago and [...]

Fry Bread Tacos

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Change up your boring dinner routine with this easy recipe for Fry Bread Tacos (aka Navajo Tacos). A quick and simple bread dough is quickly fried and then topped with your favorite taco toppings!