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Fresh flowers have an amazing way of brightening up any space--and your mood! And speaking of bright, pink blooms are the little black dresses of the design world--timeless, classic, and seriously chic. The best part is, most flowers come in shades of pink! Warning: what you are about to see can never be unseen. Get ready to surrender your heart to these gorgeous floral arrangements we've picked out especially...

How to make a Rose Bundt Cake

And Food Librarian does it again!  This Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Lime Glaze looks gorgeous in the shape of a rose.  Definitely “the sexiest bundt alive!”  And I hope George Clooney reads this and sends our dear librarian that bouquet of rose bundts she’s been dreaming of.  This is a cake to try, but […]

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How to make Broken Glass Jello

I have recently been amazed by jello. Did you know you can make it glow in the dark by making it with tonic water? (Thank you, NPR for teaching me everything I need to know) This amazing Broken Glass Jello however, has Holiday Party written all over it. So festive! It reminds me of stained […]

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DIY Foil Baking Cup Party Decorations

Hey Look has a great DIY idea for some festive, shiny decorating.  I love how easy, quick, and inexpensive this DIY idea is.  Foil Baking Cups will put some sparkle in your party or add some pizzazz to a gift.  The only supplies required for this craft is string and glue for garlands, paper and […]

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How to make Homemade Rock Candy

My last interaction with rock candy was in my sixth grade science class.  I’ve seen Rock Candy in stores at the mall, but I’ve always brushed it off, choosing something more sophisticated and adult-like. This recipe for Homemade Rock Candy is screaming for me to revisit to my days as an eleven year old.  It’s […]

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How to Make Polka-Dotty Strawberry Milkshakes

I don’t think I love milkshakes quite as much as Sweet Paul, but maybe that’s because I’ve never thought to make a Polka-Dotty Strawberry Milkshake.  It’s funny how something so simple can be so amazing.  Sometimes it’s the smallest detail in food that makes it special and a treat to remember.  To make his milkshake […]

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How to make Halloween Ghost Meringue Cupcakes

Trick or Treat?!  Check out these darling Ghost Meringue Cupcakes by Everyday Occassions.   Jenny piped festive ghosts made up of Swiss Meringue Buttercream on top of each chocolate cupcake.   she sprinkled pureed chocolate Oreos on top of the chocolate frosting so that it replicated dirt.   This has got to be one of my favorite Halloween […]

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Decorated Cookies

I couldn’t help not giggling when I found these Kentucky Fried Chicken themed Cookies.  Bake at 350 calls these cookies, “Desserts for Dudes”.  Sheoffers an entire instructional on how to decorate the sugar  cookies to look exactly like fried chicken.  Everyone needs a little KFC in some form, right?!   These KFC themed cookies look just […]

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{DIY} How To Make Chalkboard Spoons

Here is one of my latest favorite DIY Craft ideas.  Irene’s Closet thrifted these spoons, dipped in chalkboard paint, and turned into plant markers for the garden.  I think these would make such fun dessert tags at a wedding or a party.  This is such a clever idea.  You can also purchase these at Irene’s […]

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How to Make Rainbow Cupcake Batter

Do you ever wonder how to make Rainbow Cupcake Batter?  I can assure you, it’s not as complicated as it looks.   Cosmo Cookie made this fascinating instructional which will teach you exactly how to make your cupcakes look like rainbows.  These are perfect for children’s birthday parties and also Saint Patricks Day. How To […]

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Halloween Mummy Cupcake Toppers

Are you looking for a festive Halloween themed cupcake topper?  Look no further, Edible Details is currently selling  Halloween Mummy Cupcake Toppers.  Besides how cute these are, I love how they are 100% edible.   To achieve the Halloween Cupcake above, pipe a swirl of white frosting on each cupcake and stick a Halloween Mummy Cupcake […]

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Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes

Aren’t these Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes by Confessions Of A Cook Book Queen just darling?  It’s easy to instantly notice that it’s a Halloween themed Cupcake.  She used a large open star decorating tip to pipe  green frosting for the witch’s hair.  I am excited that she used a  sturdy frosting recipe which she highly […]

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How To Store Sprinkles

I am in the process of having my kitchen re-modeled.  This past week I have been searching for all kinds of fun ways to store my baking supplies.  I was excited to find Beneath The Rowan‘s creative idea on how to store sprinkles.  She came up with the great idea of storing her sprinkles in […]

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How To Make Minnie Mouse Oreo Cupcakes

When I was a little girl, I just adored Minnie Mouse.  I thought she was a rejuvenating  blast.  These Minnie Mouse Cupcakes take me back to my childhood.  I just had to share these adorable cupcakes with you.   Byrdiegirl used a regular size Oreo and miniature Oreos to make the Minnie Mouse head.  She scraped […]

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Cupcake Liner Crafts

I love cupcake liners for several reasons.  They make cupcakes look quite adorable.  It’s amazing how much personality a cupcake liner can give a cupcake.  These days, cupcake liners are used for other things besides cupcakes.  This evening, I’ve rounded up my favorite DIY projects made from cupcake liners. Cupcake Liners are a crafty finish […]

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How To Keep Your Brown Sugar Soft

It really frustrates me when my brown sugar becomes stiff.  I was excited to find a fabulous tip on proper brown sugar storage from Storage Glee.  I was also very surprised when I learned just how simple this trick is.  All you need to do is add a couple jet puffed or campfire marshmallows inside […]

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How To Make Your Own Sprinkles

You can make your own cupcakes from scratch.  You can create your own frosting from scratch… but did you know that you can make your very own sprinkles from scratch.  The Kithchn ventured out and made their own gorgeous pink sprinkles from scratch.  Can you guess which ingredients you will need to make homemade sprinkles? […]

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How To Make a Magnetic Cookie Sheet Board

How adorable is this Pink Magnetic Cookie Sheet Board?  Tara Anderson did a guest post on Crate Paper’s Blog with this awesome DIY idea. To achieve this fabulous DIY project, you will need the following essentials: CP Chipboard, CP Buttons, CP Brads, CP Paper Scraps, CP Border Stickers, Baking Sheets (Light Weight), Vintage Tart Tins, […]

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