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Text a Fun Message to Your BFF on Your Valentine Treats

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

I don’t know many teenagers or adults who don’t text message. When I saw the Text Message Icing Decorations, I knew I had the perfect topping for my Valentine-themed brownies. (more…)

Double Duty Decorating – Create Christmas and New Year’s Eve Treats with one Baking Pan

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

This time of year can be overwhelmingly busy. Sometimes I like to make life easier by turning semi-homemade into a delicious surprise. This year, I used the 3-D Mini Tree Silicone Mold and store-bought refrigerated cinnamon rolls to make mini decorated trees. When I flipped the pan over, I envisioned another use – New Year’s Eve Hat mini cakes! And then came up with two more uses! (more…)

Create Shimmery Edible Ornaments with Color Mist™

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

I love Christmas ornaments; they come in all different shapes, colors and sizes. Some have special meaning, some are related to someone’s heritage, and others can be just silly. It can be mesmerizing just looking at all of the ornaments on a tree. When I saw the new Gold Color Mist™ and Silver Color Mist™, I couldn’t help but think how elegant those colors would look on any treat! (more…)

Deck the Walls with Sugar Sheets

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Many fun, family memories are created while decorating the annual gingerbread house. Nothing brings out the giggles like icing and sprinkles!!! This year, I also used Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper to decorate our gingerbread house. (more…)

Create Reindeer, Snowman and Gingerbread Boy Cookies Using One Cutter

Monday, December 12th, 2011

As the song goes, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” As Christmas approaches, so do many holiday movies. Some of my favorite childhood holiday memories were spent watching “Frosty the Snowman” and “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” with my family. My husband and I started that same tradition with our girls when they were little. (more…)

Thanksgiving Pop Place Cards

Monday, November 14th, 2011

When talking about Thanksgiving food, I always think of pumpkin pies and turkeys. Well this year, I turned that turkey into a dessert creating whimsical treats and table place cards. (more…)

Show Your Support with Ribbon Cupcakes

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. When I participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer this year, I had never realized what an impact that weekend would have on me, nor would I have imagined so many shades of pink! Everyone unites with the purpose and goal…to end Breast Cancer. (more…)

Star Whoopie Pie Pan Breakfast

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! As a working mom, I like to surprise my kids with a spin on the standard breakfast fare so I know they are starting their day off with the energy they need. When I saw the Star Whoopie Pie Pan, I quickly came up with some ideas to celebrate those star students as they head back to school. (more…)

Movie Night Treat Idea

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Summer vacation is the time to keep children occupied with fun activities. Teens especially love hanging out with their friends watching movies. When my daughter recently invited some friends over for Friday night movies, I thought of the perfect treat for them – an “Admit One” rice cereal treat! Kids love rice cereal treats, and I love not turning on the oven in the summer!  (more…)

How to Make a Baby Rump Shower Cake

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Babies are so cute! Adults are always oohing and aahing over those bundles of joy! Especially their little feet! I recently noticed the baby rump cake trend popping up and thought it was a neat idea to create a cake with the illusion of a teeny baby sleeping under a blanket. (more…)