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Who Me? Become a Wilton Method Instructor?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Are you one of those people that seem to have icing coursing through your veins? Do you find yourself frequently fiddling with fondant? Do your cakes and cookies earn oohs and aahs at every potluck? If you have a love for decorating and a gift for teaching and sharing your skills, you should seriously consider becoming a Wilton Method Instructor so that you can share your passion with others! (more…)

Sweet Treats for a Fun Sleepover!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

My niece Samantha just turned 7, and part of her gift was something she’s been begging for…a sleepover at Auntie Shawn’s! I knew she’d want to do some sort of decorating project, but we only had an hour or two for fun before bedtime. We’ve done cookies and cupcakes so many times in the last few years that I decided to introduce her to something new – candy making! (more…)

Three Cakes in Three Weeks!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

After months of not doing any decorating projects, I made up for it big time in October by decorating three cakes in three weeks! It all started with my niece’s 7th birthday. (more…)

The Wilton Method Instructor “Wall of Fame” Goes Global!

Monday, April 11th, 2011

At the heart of Wilton Class Marketing lies our network of amazing Wilton Method Instructors, and we do our best to make sure they know how much we appreciate their efforts. As a part of this appreciation, we developed the WMI Recognition Program to honor instructors for their teaching milestones. (more…)

2010 WMI of the Year – It’s a 4-Peat!!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

I am pleased to announce that the 2010 Wilton Method Instructor of the Year is none other than Stephanie De La Cerda – her fourth consecutive win! (more…)

Wrap Your Dessert in a Candy Clay Bow

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Every Christmas, my mother makes an amazing feast for our family – 25 people this year! My contribution is dessert – and not just any dessert…I like to come up with something that has a “wow” factor to really make it special. (more…)

My 2010 Cookie Gift Selections!

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

This year, I decided to make cookies as an extra holiday “thank you” for friends, family, and co-workers. I wanted to make four or five different varieties, and choosing the right recipes was tough – I love too many cookies! I managed to narrow it down and spent the last couple of weekends baking my heart out. Here’s what I am giving from my kitchen this year:
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Butterfly Birthday Magic

Friday, October 29th, 2010

For my niece Samantha’s 6th birthday, she chose her theme by looking at cakes on Wilton’s website (I’ve trained her well). She fell in love with the Butterfly Shaped Pan, so a butterfly birthday it would be! (more…)

Canine Cake Attack!

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Remember the old school excuse, “The dog ate my homework!” How about, “The dog ate my cake?” That was new to me until 2 weeks ago when it actually happened – the dog ate my cake! (more…)

My First Color Flow Project

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

For my nephew’s 12th birthday, he asked for a Beatles cake – as in, The Beatles! When I took a good look at the band’s logo, I consulted my expert cake decorator (thanks, Cora!), and we decided that Color Flow would be the best option. (more…)