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How Do I Do That? Learn How to Hand Paint a Christmas Cake Using Icing Colors

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Okay, I’ll admit it. For me, the holidays are traditionally all about the cookies. So many of my holiday memories are centered around the kitchen – baking our family Minty ‘Wiches with my mom, grandma, aunts, and cousins, or teaching my sister how easy it is to use a bag and tip or even Wilton’s Cookie Icing to decorate rolled out sugar cookies. But, this year, I decided it was time to give cake the attention it still deserves in December, and to use one of my new favorite decorating techniques – hand painting! (more…)

Treat Pops Fit for Millionaire’s Row!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

There is nothing more exciting or nail-biting than the Kentucky Derby, also known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” – and that’s no exaggeration! Although I’ve always wanted to attend the Derby, hosting a Saturday afternoon get-together to cheer on my favorite thoroughbred is the next best thing. The Derby also combines my two other favorite things: mint juleps and fancy hats! For my Derby party this year, I couldn’t think of a better treat than Mint Julep Treat Pops, outfitted with their own fancy hats and bowties just for the occasion. (more…)