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What a Response!

Thanks to everyone who emailed about the recipe cards. I didn’t quite know what to expect, putting an offer like that out there, and I’m blown away. To say I am now completely out of recipe cards is an understatement (I briefly considered ordering more just to meet all of the requests). I am truly...

A Perfect Day and a Giveaway!

Ok, last wedding post, I promise. I figured you guys would want to see the final outcome of all this hard work, right? Well, it was perfect, to say the least. From the cupcakes to the weather to the flowers, I couldn’t have asked for more. Sometimes I need to look at these pictures just...

Soft Tacos With Chicken and Tomato-Corn Salsa

We now return to your regularly scheduled programming. Ok, ok, so there might be *one* more wedding post, but I have no intentions of turning this into a wedding blog or anything. I promise. :) And just so you know – it’s been over 3 weeks since I last baked a cupcake. I needed a...

8 Hours, 300 Cupcakes, Endless Memories.

Before you go calling me certifiably insane, let me explain one thing: I am a stress baker. To-do list getting out of control? I make cinnamon rolls. Feeling anxious over a big deadline? Time to bake cookies. Lots of cookies. It’s how I deal with my stress. (Lucky for us, Taylor is a stress cleaner....

Adventures in High Altitude Baking: Part II

One of the main challenges in the baking of the cupcake wedding cake (as if baking 300 cupcakes in one day wasn’t challenging enough) was the fact that we were doing it at 7,300 feet. And when all the recipes were tested at a measly 600 feet, well, I knew the altitude was going to...

Home Sweet Home.

After 3 weeks on the road and at my parents’ in Colorado, we’re finally home. The wedding was unbelievable. The weather, the flowers, the cupcakes… I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. And speaking of cupcakes, I have lots to share – tidbits about baking at high altitudes, baking 300 cupcakes in one...