When I was a kid my mom would make for all of our birthday parties "mini pizzas" which was Pillsbury biscuits cooked with pizza sauce, cheese and toppings of choice. These were always such a hit and so easy to make. However...I have stumbled upon something even more amazing. I'm sure I originally saw it … Continue reading Pizza Monkey Bread-the new party pizza!
EEK!!! My mom invested in a (not so great) power sander and I went to town on this dresser that I bought at a garage sale for $2.50!!! First off I had to clean all the drawers and insides out. It was so full of cobwebs and gross disgusting bugs that it's making my skin … Continue reading Orange you glad I saved it!
There are days I just love cooking...and days where it's not really the highlight of my day. The day I decided to throw this together for lunch (and then two days later for dinner!) was a good day. This was so easy to make and tasted so delicious (all though I couldn't tell you what … Continue reading The Glorified Grilled Cheese
My daughter has a very unique style. Last year around her birthday she was having dinner in St. Paul and witnessed her first ever "Zombie Pub Crawl"...and has been zombie obsessed ever since. Call her phone and at the end of her recorded message she'll wish you a great day FULL OF ZOMBIES. Her birthday … Continue reading Every Girls Dream Cake
My cousin’s wedding was my first official request for a cake. Her boyfriend proposed to her on New Year’s Eve and she came to me not too shortly after asking if I could make the cake and some cupcakes for the reception. I was already making a cake for her and her mom’s big birthday … Continue reading Measure Once Cut Twice?
My darling sisters husband is turning 30….and yet in his mind he is younger than my son. When I asked my sister what her husband would like for a cake I was expecting something realtated to hunting, fishing or maybe even Budweiser. The last thing I was expecting was MONSTER TRUCKS. I know he enjoys … Continue reading Of Monster Trucks and Men
*WARNING: If you are a New England Patriots fan this may be a hard post to swallow-I am NOT a Pats fan---as a matter of fact I am probably their #1 ANTI-FAN…Expect a lot of trash talk and gloating in the following post* SUPERBOWL SUNDAY….my favorite time of the year. It’s the one day of … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year
It had been a couple of months since I decided to dive back into the "MMF" world, I really did my research before I agreed to bake a cake for a friends boyfriends birthday. The one thing I was more afraid of than anything this time was that she was going to ask for it … Continue reading A River Runs Through It
I've always liked the shiekness look of fondant, but I never liked the cost or taste. Then one day last year prior to my daughters 11th birthday I stumbled upon this recipe for DIY Marshmallow Fondant found at the blog Bakeat350. This lady is amazing and she has recipe for Royal Icing where you can … Continue reading First attempt at MMF (Marshmallow Fondant)
It's finally time to get this blog underway. I have recently quit smoking and the weather is warming up so I now have the motivation to CREATE! And it is wonderful...sure I may be covered in saw dust and smell of paint fumes...but I feel like I have so many new pieces in my home … Continue reading Learning to do a “before” shot.