Bewitching Treats

Witch Cake, Cupcakes and Cookies for Halloween

Flying on broomsticks and cackling in the night, witches have long been associated with Halloween.  Superstitions about witches casting spells and creating magical mischief only adds to the thrill of Halloween night.  And who wouldn't be thrilled to enjoy one of these bewitching ... Continue Reading

Apple Fest

Apple Recipe Inspiration

Everywhere you look, there are signs that fall has arrived.  The crisp morning air, the leaves in shades of golden autumn, and the abundance of fresh apples.  It's the perfect time to head out to an orchard for some apple picking.  How fun!  And when you come home with bushels full of delicious ... Continue Reading

Fab Find: Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake

A childhood favorite ice cream treat takes on a new life with today's Fab Find.  This Banana Split Cake from Martha Stewart is sure to please both little and big kids alike.  The recipe is simple but the results are quite impressive!  Make one large cake for the entire group, or mini individual ... Continue Reading

Guest Post: Halloween Party Favors

Halloween Popcorn Favors

Well… Hello Half Baked readers!  This is Lindsey from over at Bella Grace Party Designs.  I was so extremely flattered when Carrie asked me to create a guest post for her truly extraordinary and inspirational blog.   Bella Grace Party Designs Blog is primarily designed to find inspiration and ... Continue Reading

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