carrot cake pie

Carrot Cake Pie with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Jun 12th, 2012

We are well into birthday season here! Sunday was my husband's 35th birthday and while he was out on a mountain bike ride with a buddy, my daughter…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Posted on Jun 5th, 2012

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night to pee and then you can't get back to sleep? Or worse yet, you do resume your slumber, but it takes so…

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Chocolate Eclairs with Pastry Cream Filling

Posted on Mar 1st, 2012

As a child, my father worked as a route salesman for Entenmann's; there was never a shortage of eclairs in our home. A delicious indulgence that was…

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pirate kids

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting | Ahoy, Mateys!

Posted on Jun 18th, 2011

My daughter has been going through a pirate phase. For a while. Like a year now. It's incredibly adorable, perhaps especially because it's my…

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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Sep 27th, 2012

Today is a big day. Not only is it the start of another year of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats, but it's also my 2-year Blogiversary! Yay! Two…

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Guinness whoopie pies with Irish Cream filling

Guinness Whoopie Pies with Irish Cream Filling

Posted on Mar 12th, 2011

It's become a sort of tradition with my friends John and Crista that, when we get together at a bar, we order the same drink every time. It started…

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Tie Dye Cupcakes are a fun way to celebrate a birthday! Made easily using boxed cake mix, they wow without a lot of effort!

How To Throw A Memorable Birthday Party

Posted on Jun 18th, 2015

Our kids never had birthday parties. Let me rephrase that, for they've had more than their fair share, to be honest. But they were between our…

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Raspberry Jam Buttercream and Making Macarons

Posted on Apr 14th, 2011

Yes, macarons are the trendy foodie thing right now. Never heard of them before? Well, neither did I until about a year or two ago. To me, macaroons…

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strawberry macarons with Prosecco and Orange Flower Water buttercream

Strawberry Macarons with Prosecco and Orange Flower Water Buttercream

Posted on Feb 1st, 2012

I have a confession to make: This isn't the first time I've made macarons. It's not the second time either. I'm such a fraud! I had no problem…

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Vanilla Whoopie Pies with Orange Flower Water Buttercream

Vanilla Whoopie Pies with Orange Blossom Water Buttercream

Posted on Mar 14th, 2011

3.14, the rounded version of the incredibly long number known as "pi" in mathematical circles, has come to be celebrated in a much-less scientific…

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Yellow Confetti Cake with Chocolate Espresso Buttercream

Yellow Confetti Cake Cupcakes with Chocolate Espresso Buttercream

Posted on Apr 24th, 2011

To my mother-in-law! While the kids and I were in New York City with friends so we were not able to celebrate with her on the day itself, we brought…

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yellow confetti cake with chocolate malt buttercream

Yellow Confetti Cake with Chocolate Malt Buttercream

Posted on May 29th, 2012

My son, that is. My baby, a baby no longer. Sunday was his 5th birthday and, to make up for missing all the fun that Memorial Day weekend he was…

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