I love Halloween cookie cutters. I buy just about every Halloween cutter I can get my hands on because with big plans for all the wonderful cookies I’m going to make. Then October rolls around and I use a pumpkin and maybe two or three others. So this year I made a conscious effort to use some cutters I haven’t already used. This is the assortment I pulled out: Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! I’m go glad I was able to contribute to the Go Bo Foundation Bake Sale this year. The Go Bo Foundation raises money to support children with life-threatening diseases by funding research, supporting treatment, and helping the children’s families in times of financial need. It all started with one boy, Bo. You can read more about his message and the foundation here.
My niece Kierra just turned ten. Okay maybe it was a little over a month ago, but it’s been a busy time for me so let’s just pretend I’m good at updating my blog and that she turned ten yesterday.
I love making birthday cakes for little girls. They always involve the prettiest colors and the happiest themes. My latest cake was no exception. I was especially happy to make this cake because it was for such a loyal customer. This is the third cake I’ve made for this special little girl. Hopefully it’s not the last.
A while back, a friend of mine asked me to make these thank you cookies for her brides maids. Continue reading
My nephew Luca turned one on January 3rd. So what kind of party do you have when you turn one during one of the coldest winters ever? Embrace the snowflakes and then EAT THEM! Continue reading
Sometimes great things come from hard work. Other times, they are born from pure laziness. That’s how this ocean got it’s character. Continue reading
Making this cityscape cake was so much fun for me for a few reasons. First, I got to work with modeling chocolate for the first time. Wow was that fun. Second, I’m from Chicago so it was cool to play around with the idea of what would really make this cake scream Chicago (nailed it!). Continue reading
Since I’m often low on time, I get really excited whenever I can make cookies that wow without spending an entire day working on them. Before you ask, no I’m not a huge Chanel fan. It’s just a coincidence that their simple and elegant designs work well on cookies and cakes and I’ve been asked to make them a few times. Continue reading