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The “I Don’t Know” Predicament

I'm in a huge season of "I Don't Know". It's a real struggle for me. I like things very black and white.  I like something or I don't, and mostly I'm either good at something or I'm not - meaning I will then pursue it or I won't. When there happens to be an in-between, it's really not my strong suit. I kinda lose patience with myself, with everyone around...

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Guest Blog

Hi there, Vanilla Bean Can Cakes with Whipped Red Wine GanacheI'm guest blogging today over at Everyday Desserts. Yay! First ever guest blog! :) Over there, you will find out wonderful new things.... like how to make cakes in cans!And how to whip ganache in order to make frosting! Oh yeah, and it has red wine in it! And the secret to weight loss - okay I made that one...

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A One Year Anniversary Winner

Hello There,I'm glad you came by to visit. I have a winner for my giveaway... but I'm going to make you wait, just a little bit, to find out who won! :) I've very excited.This is what my wonderful husband made for me. Isn't it cute! He didn't disappoint. He's been taking lessons. A+ for effort, A++ for taste (P.S. He used the awesome chocolate buttercream recipe with the secret...

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Pink Champagne Cupcakes

I have a slight obsession with cupcakes.. if you haven't already noticed with these Gooey Chocolate Cupcakes, and these Mini Chocolate Ganache Cakes. I know the Mini Cakes are actually cakes, but they are MINI cakes.I love cupcakes. They are the perfect dessert. And I especially love them since I bought these amazing little things. Especially for only $3.95 each. I couldn't even find them that cheap at Target, Ross,...

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Grammie’s Sock It To Me Pound Cake

Hope you all had a great LONG Memorial Day weekend!It was so nice to have a day off work! We went to Carmel, CA for the weekend with some friends and took the pups along. We had fun exploring, letting the dogs play on the beach, shopping, etc. It was just so nice to relax - and force our puppies to be best friends! :)I think they bonded by the...

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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Common phrase of mom's, coaches, therapists, and 2nd grade teachers everywhere.Well, I definitely needed to apply this to my recipe this week. I don't even have a picture of the hot mess that ensued from my first attempt. It's really my own fault, I know I shouldn't have tried half the things that I did, and time was definitely not on my side. Rule # 1 of trying something new:...

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