Monkey Mini Fondant Birthday Cake

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

Hippo Mini Fondant Birthday Cake

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

Free box of Fiber One Cereal!

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 so … Continue reading

Bountiful Baskets #3

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

Free Fresh Express Salad

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: to request yours.  Here is what they say about it: “Fresh Express® has developed a breakthrough, eco-friendly … Continue reading

Sunflower Garden Fondant Birthday Cake

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

Bountiful Baskets #2

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