I have been obsessed with the polka dot cakes on Pinterest since they first hit the boards. The trick is in the dots. You need to make the dots before you put the batter into the pan. We’re not talking dots which are cake balls in the traditional sense where you mix cake with icing [Read More]
In our house, we like our crust with a little bit of pie. Basically, we’re a pro-crust family. So when I saw these on cookies & cups: I knew they were the perfect project for The Princess Cupcake and me to make. And so easy too. See? All you need is refrigerated pie crusts, [Read More]
These Spider Rice Krispies are a big hit for Halloween or any kids’ party. Kids love them plus they are easy enough for the little monsters to make.
Of any kind.
That’s why I told the Princess Cupcake we were making Rice Krispies treats first. Then I told her they would be spider ones.
The Princess Cupcake and I have been admiring the Zoku Pop Maker in the Williams Sonoma catalog for some time. She has told me over and over which monster pops she’s going to make. And they look pretty darn complicated from the photo: But I was wrong.
So when I saw “Hot Chocolate on a Spoon” I thought they’d be the perfect Valentine’s treat for the teachers. And while I knew Princess Cupcake would want to help make them, she came home from school and said, “I’m really kinda tired.” Climbed in my bed, asked me to turn off the light, and [Read More]
Little known fact – I am an Ohio native. And when I grew up, we had a huge sloping yard that we would sled down in the winter and have log roll races down amidst raucous laughter in the summer. And sometimes as you were tumbling through the long grass you might hit a round [Read More]
I Love You S’More Each Day, Princess! It’s my week for Teacher “Happies” at Princess’ school. Being the over-achiever that I am, I cannot just bring breakfast once or a cake at random. I must, absolutely must, come bearing food each day. It is hard-wired into me. My week. My obsession. So here’s how it’s [Read More]
My muse Bakerella had these Winnie the Pooh pops on her blog the other day and since the first utterances from my child’s mouth each morning are “Pooh? Pooh? Pooh?” I thought they just *might* be a big hit around here, even if my rendition was an embarrassment to Bakerella’s original. Quite a daring project for [Read More]
Little T’s birthday came just at the end of a streak of requests for cupcakes for the Toddler classroom at school and I was SOOOO over cupcakes. Ugh. If I had to make another freakin’ cupcake I thought I was going to barf. I had to make something for all the little monsters so I [Read More]