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Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

A good day in my book consists of quality time with my favorite people and/or time spent doing any one of my favorite things. On this windy February Sunday, I got to partake in a few of my favorite pass-times… baking, photography, writing and gardening. It was a good day. ūüôā I’m sure I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

Strangers are Friends Waiting to Happen!

Strangers are Friends Waiting to Happen!

It’s been 3 years since I’ve written. 3 years. I hope I remember how to do this. ūüėČ 4 years ago this past June, I searched the inter-webs for a Mobile Groomer. My gentle-giant of a cat Andy, weighing in at 18 lbs needed a good grooming and my vet office at the time would … Continue reading

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!

I offered to make cupcakes for a family memorial reception last weekend. Little did I know at the time what I was getting myself into. It wasn’t the act of picking up the necessities, planning the “cupcake menu” or even making the cupcakes that was an issue. It was the storm that hit before the … Continue reading

Chocolate Cake ~ Part II

Chocolate Cake ~ Part II

Due to popular demand, I’ve been given the go ahead to share the recipe from my previous post, Chocolate Cake! Trust me when I say this is a must ¬†try!! Seriously. And quite honestly, this recipe is too easy and over-the-top delicious,¬†not to try!¬†Go thru your cupboards and throw away any boxed chocolate cake mixes … Continue reading

Tis’ the season for S’Mores Cupcakes!

Tis’ the season for S’Mores Cupcakes!

When I think of S’Mores, I think of camping. When I think of camping, I think of my last camping trip about 3 years ago. One hot¬†June weekend I went camping¬†at Casini Ranch, about 45 minutes away located on the Russian River.¬† We had the perfect site. Close to the river, but not on the … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes!!

Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes!!

Who loves peanut butter and chocolate??? Raising my hand high, I DO!! I DO!!! ūüôā With 4th of July upon us, many are preparing for BBQ’s, pool parties, picnics and family outings to celebrate.¬† If you’re looking for a delicious twist on an old-time American classic, the brownie, give these heavenly confections a try!¬† These … Continue reading

Boston Cream Pie CUPCAKES!! :)

Boston Cream Pie CUPCAKES!! :)

What’s better than a Boston Cream Pie!? Boston Cream Pie CUPCAKES of course!!! As Father’s Day and my dad’s birthday¬†nears, what better time to make my dad one of his favorites, Boston Cream Pie! In cupcake form of course! ūüôā Those who have been following for some time know¬†that I haven’t had the best of … Continue reading

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes!

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes!

Summer is almost here!!¬† You know what that means?!? BBQ’s, backyard Luaus and parties at the park!¬† I have a hard time showing up somewhere empty-handed. Even if it’s not a requirement to bring something.¬† Add to that the pressure I put upon myself to bring something different. Something those I’m sharing with may not … Continue reading

Banana Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream

Banana Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream

I’ve been¬†intimidated to make a¬†from scratch cake. Both my mom and I tried our hands at true homemade from scratch¬†cakes last year¬†and we each bombed. Severely.¬† Neither one of¬†us have been quick to give it another go. Until now.¬†I ran across a quote this week that read, “successful people replace the words like “wish”, “try” … Continue reading