Snowman Inspired Cakes

Snowman Cakes

It's cold here.  It's cold there.  Everywhere it's cold cold.  So instead of whining about it like I usually do, today I'm going to embrace the cold.  Well, not literally.  I'm inside, bundled up in TWO sweaters, resisting the urge to turn on the gas fireplace. And considering much of the country ... Continue Reading

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Real Parties: New Years Eve

New Years Inspiration

I know, I know.  The holidays are over.  Everyone is back at the daily grind and I really should be moving on.  But today we're going to take one last look at something sparkly, festive and completely holiday.  Then I promise to let it go. Today's real party was hosted by yours truly.  New Years ... Continue Reading

Happy New Year

I hope everyone had a fabulous night, ringing in the New Year!  I know we did - good friends, good food and lots of bubbly.  Here's a little sneak preview of the festivities.  More to come on Monday. Wishing you a fantastic 2010!  Happy New Year! ... Continue Reading

Merry Christmas

Modern Christmas Cake

Merry Christmas!  May you have a wonderful holiday season filled with family, friends, laughter and an abundance of sweet treats. Since it is Christmas, I thought I'd share a cake design of my own today.  This three tiered grey and red design features light grey buttercream with fondant dots, a ... Continue Reading

Countdown to Christmas (Part III)

Christmas Ideas

Today's the last day to get your holiday prep finished, and the last day of our countdown.  So let's take a look at our top four favorite Christmas ideas for 2009. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Tallow Berry Bulb from Land Rich. Vintage Jewelery Snow Globes from Well Worn. Flirty ... Continue Reading

Countdown to Christmas (Part II)

Christmas Ideas

Today we continue the countdown of our 12 favorite Christmas ideas from around the web.  They're  purple, they're pretty and they're definitely fabulous.  Let's take a look at #8 through #5. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Modern garland made from recycled paper, perfect for wrapping ... Continue Reading

Countdown to Christmas (Part I)

Christmas Ideas

In these last few days before Christmas, I thought I'd share with you my twelve favorite Christmas ideas from around the web.  So to start it off, today let's look at items #12 through #9. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Spice up your gift wrapping with creative ideas from Decor8 and ... Continue Reading