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Baby Love {Recipe: Neapolitan Cream Filled Cupcakes}

I remember the day we found out our first baby was going to be a boy. I, of course, was happy to find out he was healthy but I was beside myself with worry about what I’d do with a boy. I am a girly girl, all the way around, and for some reason just […]

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Tres Leches Cakes in a Jar

Desserts in Jars Cookbook Giveaway {Recipe: Tres Leches Cakes} – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Lindsey from Growing Kids Ministry for winning! I used to stand by the glass counter, staring longingly into the dessert case, hoping my parents would budge and buy me one of the little “parfait buckets”. Banana Cream pie, strawberry shortcake, triple chocolate brownie… all made even more appealing […]

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Root Beer Float CupcakesBlog

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

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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FRENCH VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH FROSTING

Happy Friday {Recipe: French Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting}

I’ve been missing you all and just wanted to say a quick hello and to wish you all a very happy weekend! We have my daughter’s 1st Communion this weekend, which means a whole bunch of family coming into town to stay with us. We are also celebrating all the cousins birthday’s for the first […]

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Sequence of Events (Recipe: Paula Deen’s Cookies & Cream Cupcakes)

Paula Deen and I appear to have something in common. We both believe that if you are going to make dessert, you might as well just go all out. Bring out the butter, pour on the sugar… none of this Splenda and light this and that business. Everyday cooking, you need to lighten up, but […]

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Cupcakes for Cancer

My friend (and regular Dinner Club attendee), Amy, sent out an email the other day saying that she was going to be using her professional cake decorating skills to raise money for our friend Ann, who has been a courageous warrior against cancer for a very long time now. (You can read Ann’s story on […]

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A Loving Welcome (and Brown Sugar Pound Cupcakes)

I had the pleasure of interviewing Rabbi Shmuley Boteach this morning for an article I am doing for Her Life Magazine. You have probably seen Rabbi Shmuley around the major morning news shows lately promoting his book The Kosher Sutra.  I first became aware of  Rabbi Shmuley through his show on TLC Shalom in the […]

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Giveaway #2 – Miss ‘N Nick Designs

I am a sucker for office supplies and paper goods. I have drawers full of pens, pencils, sticky notes, notecards, markers, scissors, etc. I have no idea what draws me in, but this obsession of mine is slowly taking over not only my desk, but the drawers in my kitchen. I think part of the […]

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Trust Your Instincts

First of all, did you know that National Apron Day is May 14th? If you don’t have an apron to wear, you had better get one quick! Head over to the Simply Aprons Etsy store and snatch one up, or enter to win the Honey I’m Home apron in Dine and Dish’s first giveaway! Click […]

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Subrban Mom Cool Tool of the Week

Just a quick product recommendation this morning, and then I’ll write a longer post about a new Food and Wine challenge I’m undertaking. If you have a suburban mom on your gift list… one that is constantly volunteering to bring her yummy cupcakes to the church bake sale, the classroom parties, post soccer game celebrations, […]

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