Great Expectations {Recipe: Root Beer Float Cupcakes with Swiss Meringue Buttercream}

Root Beer Float CupcakesBlog

The other day I received a big package of goodies from my friends at Zatarain’s. At the very top of the box was a bottle of their Root Beer Extract, including a recipe for making homemade root beer. The box couldn’t have come at a better time as I was in the middle of making…

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Failure Rebound {Recipe: Peanut Butter Bundt Cake with Jelly Glaze}

Jelly Mess

Food blogging isn’t always pretty…not everything I make comes out in the nice little package I envision when starting a new recipe. Take this Peanut Butter Bundt Cake with Jelly Glaze. I make bundt cakes all the time and think they are one of the most beautiful cakes around. I don’t always blog the cakes…

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Time to Brag {Recipe: Mom’s Best Angel Food Cake}

Angel Food Cake

I know that bragging isn’t always flattering, but I’m throwing all of that out the window today and am going to spend this post bragging about my husband. I married a really good guy and am very lucky. Sure there are times we don’t get along and when I can’t wait for him to leave…

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Blame It On Pinterest {Recipe: Millie’s White Cupcakes}

cupcakes vertical

Pin It I’m going to blame it on Pinterest… You know the feeling that what you are doing just isn’t adequate? That feeling. This Halloween, that feeling is thanks to Pinterest. I volunteered to make the snack for my son’s 4th grade Halloween party. I’m a simple gal when it comes to baking and treats….

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American Express Gift Card Winner {Recipe: Easy Peach Dump Cake}

70dump cake

If you’ll recall, American Express launched the search for easy recipes to help celebrate their new American Express Blue Cash Preferred and Everyday cards. American Express had me send a call out to Dine & Dish readers for some of your favorite 6 ingredients or less recipes, and boy did you all come through! I…

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Alluring Cake Balls {Recipe: Thin Mint Chocolate Cake Balls}

Thin Mint Cake Balls in Hand

I’ve heard the talk of them over the past couple of years… these little things called cake balls. As much as I love cake – I really, really love cake – the cake balls never really tempted me. I have been able to avoid cake balls, un-phased by their alluring pull all over the internet….

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White Wedding Cake Buttercream Frosting

Ella Jumping on the Bed

I had the grandest of plans for blogging the first week of the year. I had ideas running through my head, cool things to implement and fun stuff up my sleeve. You know what happened though? Life… yep. Good old life. For the first time in ages, I’ve actually felt like a stay at home…

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