Red Velvet Cupcakes

Today is Valentine’s day! A day designated to express your love and appreciation for that special someone in your life. The go-to treat on Valentine’s day is chocolate and what girl doesn’t like chocolate? On Friday afternoon Obed showed up with a package of about a dozen chocolate covered jumbo strawberries.  I say the boy… 

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Tres Leche Cupcakes

Many moons ago I attempted to make some tres leche cupcake.  My first attempt was pretty much a flop.  I went against my instincts and did everything that I shouldn’t have.  Spooning the milk mixture over the cupcakes was a stupid idea, using paper cupcake liners was another not so smart idea and my cake… 

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Banana Chocolate Chip Espresso Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

On Friday evening, before we were unfortunately locked out of our car, I decided to bake Obed some cupcakes as a welcome home.  Really what happened was that I walked into the kitchen and noticed three speckled bananas.  Since Obed had been out of town their was no one to eat the bananas.  He loves… 

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Hello Cupcake Giveaway!


Sunflower Cupcake I have decided to take on a project.  It’s not like I have anything else to do.(Insert sarcasm here.)  I was in the car the other day with Hubby and said “I want to learn how to decorate cakes…..actually cupcakes because they are cutter.”   The next day I went out and bought the book… 

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Lemon Cornmeal Cupcakes with Lemon Icing and Blueberry Filling


If you visited yesterday you saw the Creamy Chicken Carbonara that I made for dinner.  Well I made a truck load and it was so good we just decided to have the leftovers for dinner.  This gave me the opportunity to practice my baking skills.  I’m happy to see that my baking skills are improving, actually… 

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How freaking cute!


This past week I came across  If you haven’t been to this blog I encourage you visit it, it’s adorable. Anyway on her blog she linked to Bakerella’s cupcake bites.  When I saw them I could not resist trying them out because they were so darn cute.  Now mine are not nearly as smooth and… 

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