Archive for the ‘Mother’s Day’ Category

Bake Something Special for Your Mom!

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

When I was younger and Mother’s Day and Father’s Day would roll around, I would ask my parents “when is Kid’s Day?” They would reply “every day.” As a kid, I was not amused. Now, I realize the truth behind their reply. Parents care and work for their children every day and are given one official day of appreciation. Why not show that appreciation with a homemade treat? (more…)

Sweet Pies For Your Sweetie Pie on Valentine’s Day

Monday, January 16th, 2012

I’m one of those people that can’t help but be in love with the idea of spreading love on Valentine’s Day. No matter how commercialized the holiday has become, it’s one that makes me feel good sharing extra love with the people that mean the most to me. One way I do that is through my love of cooking and baking. My own children get a taste of just how much they mean to me with an extra special breakfast of heart-shaped pancakes with sweet strawberry-orange sauce. (more…)

The Wonder Mold Pan – Doll Cakes and Much More!

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The Wonder Mold Pan is a 3-dimensional baking pan that makes it easy to create fun and creative cakes for many occasions! You’ll find many uses for this pan – including graduations, Halloween, and Christmas celebrations. (more…)

Happy Birthday Mom – Dad and Daughters Decorate a Sweet Surprise!

Friday, May 6th, 2011

As a special birthday surprise, my husband and daughters presented me with a cake they created using Wilton’s new Punch. Cut. Decorate! tools. Not only did they create a beautiful cake, they created beautiful memories. I wanted to share their experience with you in a post written by my husband. (more…)

Mother’s Day Mini Cakes

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

I have an amazing Mom. She went to all of my school plays, helped move me every year of college, and continues to support me in every aspect of my life. When you are truly blessed with family like this, you have to show them how much you care. (more…)

Treat Mom to Breakfast

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Keep mom out of the kitchen this Mother’s Day by pampering her with a homemade breakfast in bed or brunch. Mom is sure to enjoy and appreciate the delicious spread you make. To help you get started, here are a few simple and easy ideas that even the kids can help prepare. (more…)

Breaking Bread on Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

I like bread. I’d rather eat freshly baked bread than freshly baked cake. While pondering what to make for our Mother’s Day Brunch, I remembered a great alternate use for my favorite Wilton pans – the Dimensions® line. (more…)

Quick and Easy Mother’s Day Ideas

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Pick the perfect petal for Mom this Mother’s Day. The sweet kind that is! With these easy ideas you can surround mom in an edible bouquet of flowers. Whether Mom likes chocolatey brownies, yummy cupcakes or delicious cake, here are some fun ideas that will have mom smiling with delight. (more…)

A Sweet Spring-Cleaning Incentive Plan

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Finally… spring is in the air! As much as I look forward to longer days, warmer weather and the smell of flowers, there’s one thing that I dread: Spring Cleaning. (more…)

Add Beauty and Elegance with the Brush Embroidery Technique

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – a time for sweet thoughts, treats and delicate lacy valentines. OK, many of us will never receive those lacy ones, probably comical ones these days, if any at all. But we can still dream of those from days gone by. Now keep those sweet thoughts and turn them into special ways to embellish your cakes, cookies or maybe a candy heart plaque. (more…)