I set out today to find something cute to put in our entryway in our condo. There's a closet next to it so I had little space to work with. Hobby Lobby did not dissapoint! I could (and often do) spend hours in there picking out adorable pieces. Here's what I came up with today:
Today we spent a nice afternoon with my parents. My dad BBQ'D some delicious ribs. For dessert, my mom bought an angel food cake, which we topped with berries and cool whip 🙂 My parents recently bought a dart board. The best part about it is...it insults you when you play badly! HA! Logan and… Continue reading Family Fun Day
Yesterday's PSL sent me straight into a full blown pumpkin everything craze! I went right to the grocery store this morning and picked up the ingredients for my go-to recipe for pumpkin muffins. This may be the easiest muffin recipe I use! All you need is 1 15 Oz can of pure pumpkin, 1 box… Continue reading Mini Pumpkin Muffins
I've been at my parents home most of the day (laundry day, oh joy!) And I took a lovely walk this morning. Behind the woods on the other side of their neighborhood is a sub division that was never built. The road was cemented in a big loop, but never any homes. It makes for… Continue reading Afternoon Stroll
All pictures taken by me in Chicago, Illinois. April 2012. Edited with Pixlr.
Happy 4th of July weekend, everyone! Celebrating with friends & family and enjoying 3 days straight of nice weather 🙂 I decided to take a classic popsicle and turn it into a cupcake creation...the bomb pop cupcake! The cupcake itself consists of a lemon cake topped with raspberry lemonade frosting and cherry-lime frosting. Tastes just… Continue reading Bomb Pop Cupcakes
Today I went to my happy place! Sweet Indulgence in Pawtuxet, Rhode Island is the most adorable bakery I have ever seen! Everything is pink, vintage and so girly. If I ever open a bakery, they would totally be my inspiration 🙂 Top: Dels Lemonade & Tiramisu Middle: Red Velvet & Toffee Coffee Bottom: Birthday… Continue reading Cupcake Heaven
...and look forward to every sunrise. You know you truly love your hobby if you brave a billion mosquito bites in your marshy backyard for the sake of a great photo session. 🙂 Beautiful sunset over Lake St. Clair this evening. Taken with my Nikon d3100.
Storm system moving through SE Michigan on 5/26/2015. Taken with my Nikon d3100.
"I can't solve problems with cupcakes, but it sure makes me feel better." Baking is truly the only therapy I need. Nothing relieves stress more than whipping up a batch of goodies! I absolutely love anything involving strawberries, so I took that craving and turned it into a delicious dessert for all to enjoy. Ingredients:… Continue reading Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes