Guest Post: DIY Felt Acorns

Felt Acorns DIY Tutorial

Hi! It’s Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design.  I’m thrilled to be guest blogging today for Carrie at Half Baked!!  I’ve been fortunate enough to have had one of my parties featured here and I was flattered when Carrie invited me to do a little guest blogging. With the Fall ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Ice Cream

Ice Cream Cakes, Cupcakes & Recipes

Did you know that July was National Ice Cream Month?  I didn't.  I'm not sure how I missed this considering how much I love ice cream!  But I figure it's never to late to show some love for ice cream, especially with the hot summer heat everyone is experiencing.  There is no better way to cool off ... Continue Reading

Bun in the Oven…

Bun in the Oven Baby Shower Favor

Over the years, my oven has gotten a work out.  During the years that I owned my cake business, there was always something sweet baking.  Whether testing new recipes or baking up orders, my oven was always in use.  I still love to bake and cook, but these days my oven has been perfecting something ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Back to School Cookies

Back to School Alphabet Cookies

July is quickly coming to an end and before you know it, it's back to school time.  While moms may be rejoicing at the idea, kiddos everywhere are dreading the end of summer.  So here's a little treat that is sure to make that first day of school just a little sweeter.  These adorable alphabet ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Southern Dessert Table

Southern Dessert Table

Last week I introduced you to Heather, of Social Bites of Ruston, when we featured her vintage inspired wedding cake.  Today I'm excited to share another one of Heather's creations.  This southern inspired dessert table, created for a wedding, is full of sweet goodies that will make your mouth ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: March Madness Cookies

March Madness Cookies

For those of you who are basketball fans, you know that March Madness begins today.  Yes, the next few weeks will be filled with more NCAA basketball than you can handle.  We're excited about the tournament, knowing that our team is playing.  Fingers crossed that they make it out of the first ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

Sweet Easter Desserts

Sweet Easter Desserts

Last week we started to get ready for Easter with a casual Easter brunch menu, a creative tablescape and some sparking cocktails.  But a celebration wouldn't be complete without something sweet.  So today, we take a look at some Easter desserts that are both delightful and delicious.   All of the ... Continue Reading

No Bake – Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentines Sweets

Last week we featured a slew of Valentine's Sweets, including many great recipes you can make at home.  Look, I realize that not everyone has the time or energy to bake up Valentine's sweets from scratch.  But that doesn't mean that you can't treat your loved ones to something special!  Today's ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Halloween Dessert Bar

Today's sweet treat is a spooky Halloween dessert bar filled with ghosts, witches and pumpkins.  This spectacular display is the creation of the talented Amy Atlas, who has such an eye for detail.  Her dessert buffets have been featured in oodles of magazines, and it's obvious why.  Incorporating ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Sweet Treats: Candy Corn

As a child, I absolutely LOVED candy corn.  As an adult, I must admit that I'm still a fan of this corny treat.  And with over 35 million pounds of it produced each year, I'm not the only one!  Maybe we love it because its only available in the fall and it brings back happy Halloween memories... ... Continue Reading