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Ombre Wedding Cake

I get so nervous when it comes to a wedding cake request.  I am not a professional baker, but I strive to be, however wedding cakes make me jittery.  This is supposed to be a day to remember and therefore a cake to remember.   One of my biggest fears is that my cake will one… Continue reading Ombre Wedding Cake

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

We had a coworker leaving for another branch in another state and he was one that always appreciated my baking for the group.  So I offered to make him one last thing before his departure and seeing that we were falling onto the autumn months I figured what would be better than pumpkin?? And what… Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

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Pizza Monkey Bread-the new party pizza!

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!

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Every Girls Dream Cake

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

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Measure Once Cut Twice?

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?

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Of Monster Trucks and Men

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

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

*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