How to Make Swirl Frosted Cupcakes

How to Make Swirl Frosted Cupcakes

For my daughter’s 9th birthday we had a Duck Dynasty party.  Needless to say, there was lots and lots of camouflage…all the way down to the frosting on the cupcakes.  My friend Janice over at Celebrating Family recently did camo cupcakes and  I’ve done swirled cupcakes in the past so, I decided to do swirled frosting in camo […]

Princess Sparkle Cupcakes

Princess Sparkle Cupcakes

This past weekend was my baby girl’s 8th birthday! It was a weekend jammed pack with out of town family, friends, parties, and cake. Lots and lots of cake! Where has time gone, it feels just like yesterday that I brought her home from the hospital. She’s growing into such a beautiful young lady and […]

How to Make Colored Sugar

How to make colored sugar

I love making beautiful treats for birthdays, holidays…basically any and every occasion I can think of. What I hate is how expensive a little jar of sprinkles or colored sugar is.  Some of the packages are so small and upwards of $5…I’d have to buy several bottles just to use on one batch of cupcakes […]

Thin Mint Cupcakes with Chocolate Mint Frosting

Thin Mint Cupcakes

I was inspired by cousin talking about some yummy Thin Mint Cupcakes that she was making.  I didn’t have a recipe but these turned out wonderful anyway.  I shared some with my Phoenix Rice Krispies Challenge Team and sent some with hubbyman to work….everyone seemed to like them.  Warning: These are very chocolatey and rich.  […]

St. Paddy’s Mint Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pizza


Starting today, I am sharing some of my favorite recipes for St. Patrick’s Day!  We are Irish, so this is a special holiday for us and we go all out.  This is one of my favorite holidays! This recipe is super easy to make.  You can easily use store bought cookie dough or a brownie […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting


Don’t forget about the cooking class that I’m co-hosting today over at TheMotherhood. It’s at 1pm Eastern and all about Healthy Meal Makeovers. I would love to have you stop by and join the chat.

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So, is there anything better than Nutella?!?!? I think not! Unless it is a cupcake with frosting that is made with Nutella! Read More…

Chocolate Malt Cake with Ganache, Part 2


As promised, here is the remaining recipe and final details for the perfect Valentine’s cake for your sweetie. For the cake and frosting recipe, please check out THIS post. If you make the cake, I’d love you to make a comment and even send in some pics. If I get any, I will add to my post on Monday (Valentine’s Day). Read More…