Cake/Cookie How To's · Holidays

“Off The Tee” Easy Father’s Day Cupcakes

Father’s Day is next weekend and so begins my mad scramble to figure out what to do for my dad and my husband. Both are avid golfers, so I thought I’d make some golf-themed cupcakes this year. This is not my first go-round creating such golfing goodies. Many years ago, I made a giant golfball… Continue reading “Off The Tee” Easy Father’s Day Cupcakes

Cake/Cookie How To's · Holidays

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Shamrock Cupcakes

Whether or not you are Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate. I am not really a green beer kind of girl but give me an Irish Coffee, and I’m all in. And since I can never pass up the opportunity for a sweet treat, I thought it would be fun to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Shamrock Cupcakes

Cake/Cookie How To's · Entertaining · Party/Tablescapes

A Succulent Succulents Cake For An 80th Birthday Party

Earlier this year I threw a Quilt Themed Party for my mother’s 80th birthday. So, when my father turned 80 in June, I wanted to have a celebration for him as well. My dad and stepmother had rented a large vacation home in the Chesapeake Bay area in Maryland for the last week of June and… Continue reading A Succulent Succulents Cake For An 80th Birthday Party

Cake/Cookie How To's · Entertaining · Holidays · Recipes

How To Make Zinnia Decorated Sugar Cookies For Mother’s Day

Flowers and Mother’s Day have always gone together like peanut butter and jelly. Back in the day, moms would get corsages to wear to church on the second Sunday in May to proudly proclaim their family’s appreciation and affection. And these days sending a bouquet to your mother continues to be a classic way of honoring… Continue reading How To Make Zinnia Decorated Sugar Cookies For Mother’s Day

Cake/Cookie How To's · Entertaining · Holidays

Celebrate Mother’s Day With a May Basket Cake

Do you remember when we used to celebrate May Day? I don’t because this charming tradition had more or less, gone by the wayside by the early part of the 20th century (probably because the card companies couldn’t figure out how to make a buck from it.) The origin of May Day can be traced… Continue reading Celebrate Mother’s Day With a May Basket Cake