When my aunt asked my to make my cousins wedding cake I was super excited and also nervous. Weddings cakes should be perfect and look like they came out of the Food Network. I had done birch bark before on a first birthday party cake here, but didn't want it to look as cartoony. So I … Continue reading Birch Wedding Cake
I've been MIA for awhile and I apologize. When you have a 1 year old your weekends are filled with watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on repeat and running around playgrounds for hours on end. When you get home and the baby finally sleeps all you want to do is sit down and let your mind … Continue reading Woodland Birthday: Part 2 Cutout Cookies
My favorite kid birthday theme is woodland. So when my sister-in-law said she didn't have a theme for the party and I could do whatever I wanted, that's the theme I chose to do. Plus I have this odd obsession with foxes recently - so getting a chance to incorporate that was a plus! This … Continue reading Woodland Birthday: Part 1 Carrot Cake
Hello again! It's been one of those months where every weekend has something planned and before you know it the entire month has gone by. I was going through baking withdrawals - and so I scoured my pantry for something to whip up. I had a basket of strawberries in my fridge that were of couple … Continue reading Strawberry Hand Pie
There isn't a flavor that makes it seem more like summer than lemonade. So when I was deciding what to make for the Fourth of July I didn't want to go with the cliché red, white, and blue dessert. I wanted a dessert that tasted refreshing - and lemon is a flavor that screams just … Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Cake
It's been awhile since my last post - so sorry for that! It's finally Summer in the Midwest, which means it's vacation time. So I have been away from my oven for a few weekends in a row. On the plus side - one of those vacations was to northern Michigan and involved lots of wine … Continue reading Drunk Baked French Toast
It's Memorial Day weekend, which also means that it's the weekend of my baby girl's first birthday! I can't believe how quickly this year has flown by. I wanted to make this a birthday to remember and so I wanted to make a flavor of cake that I haven't had the chance to eat very … Continue reading Strawberry Hot Air Balloon Birthday Cake
We went to Rock on the Range this weekend and it was amazing! However, it also meant that I wasn't going to have access to an oven for baking. So I decided to try this mug cake phenomenon that I keep seeing on Pinterest. I packed up Tupperware containers of limited amounts of ingredients and … Continue reading Cocoa, Coffee, and Rock & Roll
When you have a large Ball jar of honey, you make honey strawberry pound cake.
If you’re like me and love to get your hands dirty, which I’m assuming you are if you love baking, then I highly recommend taking a baking class.