Desserts in Jars

Sweetness Contained {Cupcakes in a Jar}

There are a couple popular techniques that can elevate simple dessert into something extra special.  One trick is putting sweets on a stick.. cookies, cake pops, rice krispies treats and even mini pies somehow are...

Rainbow jello

Taste the Rainbow… Jello!

For quite some time I’ve had THE rainbow cake on my “to bake” list, but so far I haven’t found the time or right excuse to make it.  But after the ridiculously weird and rainy weather recently, I...

Have a delicious weekend! {Giveaway from Guylian Chocolates}

Have a delicious weekend! {Giveaway from Guylian Chocolates}

Early this fall I’ll be creating a dessert table for a good friend’s beach side wedding.  I’ve been on the lookout for beautiful candies that would fit nicely with the beach theme.  So it was perfect timing...

Hello Chicago… and a fond farewell dear Oprah

Hello Chicago… and a fond farewell dear Oprah

Earlier this year I had an opportunity to visit Chicago for the first time in my life.  I was very excited to visit a new city, spend some time with a good friend, meet a couple...

watermelon cookies

Watermelon (shaped) Cookies

With Memorial Day just around the corner, I though some watermelon shaped cookies could be a perfect kick-off for summer!  This simple design would be the perfect addition to any BBQ or summer picnic....

Strawberry shortcake cake

Strawberry Shortcake… Cake

Strawberry season is upon us, and since I live in California I’m extra blessed with an abundance of fresh strawberries easily available all summer long.  California produces 83% of the strawberries grown in the US...