And here is another birthday cake for Grant with a monkey on it to go along with his zoo animal party theme! It’s a 6″ square Triple Chocolate Bliss cake (recipe on blog) with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting and then Duff’s Green Buttercream Fondant on top. Courtney sculpted the monkey out of chocolate fondant and he … Continue reading →
My friend Tesla’s little boy Grant is turning 1 and she was having a zoo animal themed birthday party for him so I asked her if Courtney and I could make a cake for him and she said yes. We actually ended up making 2 because we wanted to practice making zoo animals so here … Continue reading →
I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m signed up on all kinds of websites for recipes, coupons, samples, etc. This morning I received a full size box of General Mills Fiber One 80 Calorie Honey Squares cereal to sample plus a stack of $1 off coupons, for free! It came from the website pssst.generalmills.com so … Continue reading →
Here’s what we got this morning for $15 from Bountiful Baskets: 4 red pears 5 nectarines 14 plums 7 bananas 6 oz container of blackberries (they look gorgeous!) 1 orange flesh honeydew melon 3 tomatoes 1 bunch green onions 1 English cucumber 1 head cauliflower 3 small heads broccoli 1 head Romaine lettuce 1 head … Continue reading →
The website Vocalpoint is giving away coupons for a free bag of Fresh Express Salad. I just requested mine and you can too! Just click on the picture above and if that doesn’t work then go here: vocalpoint.com/FreshSavings to request yours. Here is what they say about it: “Fresh Express® has developed a breakthrough, eco-friendly … Continue reading →
You can get a free Betty Crocker cookbook with some great looking recipes that are perfect for summer by clicking the picture above.
My new blog friend Lisa is hosting a “Sweet Treat Link Party” on her blog http://www.sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com so a couple of my recipes, Apricot and Banana Muffins and Blueberry Tart, are now on her blog. Go check it out! There are literally hundreds of sweet recipes to drool over!
The 3 butternut squash that we got in last week’s Bountiful Basket have been sitting on the counter staring at me for a week now so I went online today and googled “butternut squash recipes” and found this one at http://www.marthastewart.com and it sounded like one that my family would like so I gave it … Continue reading →
My good friend Tonianne is turning 50 and her husband John threw her a surprise birthday party and asked if we would make a cake for the party. The party invitations had daisies on them and Tonianne loves sunflowers so John asked if we would make a cake with those flowers on it. She loves … Continue reading →
Here is our Bountiful Basket week #2! For $15 we got the following: 7 bananas 3 red pears 7 plums 9 apricots 1 pineapple a pack of figs (about 7) 4 tomatoes 1 bunch spinach 2 heads broccoli 1 head iceberg lettuce 1 head cauliflower 1 pack (8 oz) mushrooms And for an additional $10 … Continue reading →