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Fall leaves sugar cookies

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Making these colorful sugar cookie leaves have been on my BUCKET LIST for ages. Since it’s officially Fall, the timing was PERFECT to finally make them! These are the EASIEST Fall cookies I have ever ... read more

Back to school pencil cake

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School started for MOST kids here in Chicago about a month ago. This year was SPECIAL before my little one started pre-school too. It’s so CUTE seeing him get ready in the mornings, wearing his ... read more

Rolo chocolate cookies

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Raise your hand if you LIKE those little Rolo candies?! I LOVEEEEEE them and can finish a bag in just an hour…lol! Their ooey gooey caramel center just makes me SWOON! I have used them to make these ... read more

Ghost crackers

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I know it’s a little early to be sharing Halloween ideas but you guys know I am CRAZY about this holiday! Halloween is one time of the year where I let my creativity run WILD and come up with wacky ... read more

How to make brown sugar soft again

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My sister and I always JOKE that any time we decide to bake cookies, we are either out of brown sugar OR we have a big jar of rock solid brown sugar…lol. Well, I have SOLUTIONS for both problems now! ... read more

Rainbow bow cookies

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The cookies that I am sharing with you today combine TWO of my favorite things… Rainbow colorĀ palette and Bows! I think they turned out very COOL and GIRLY and I haven honestly never seen cookies ... read more

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a chocolate cupcake covered in sprinkles!

Easy dinosaur cookies tutorial

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Today, I am PARTICIPATING in a virtual baby shower for Katie from Clark’s Condensed, as she prepares for the arrival of her second child…Yay! šŸ˜€ She’s a very TALENTED blogger, an amazingly ... read more

Masala chai tea latte

It’s starting to get a little CHILLY here in Chicago (especially at nights!), reminding us that Winter is right around the corner *sighs* Thankfully, my dear hubby makes the best masala chai tea ... read more

Easy pumpkin donuts

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Up until two years ago, I WASN’T too fond of using pumpkin in my baking. But then, my friend made these pumpkin donuts for me andĀ I was surprised by how good they tasted! Honest to goodness, they ... read more

Back to school apple pops cake

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Remember those apple marshmallow pops I shared with you a few days ago? Well, I used them to decorate a very CUTE back to school apple pops cake. I only used the RED apple pops but you can use the green ... read more

Apple marshmallow pops

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It looks like MANY kids have gone back to school this week. I have enrolled my little one in pre-school but he will start going there next week. He’s very EXCITED but I am kinda NERVOUS and still ... read more

How to make homemade brown sugar

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Itā€™s time for me to share another BAKING TIP! Today, I will be showing you how to make HOMEMADE brown sugar with just TWO ingredients! Yup… just two basic ingredientsĀ that you ALREADY have in your ... read more

Easy beach cake

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Itā€™s been such a GLOOMY and RAINY Summer that we kept postponing our visit to the beach. But a few days ago, the sun was FINALLY out and SHINING brightly. So, we went to the beach and had a BLAST, ... read more

Be a beautiful cupcake in a world full of muffins!

Chocolate covered cherries

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The FIRST time I tried chocolate covered cherries was about 10 years ago. My dad had gotten this FANCY gift box of GOURMET fruits from some of his co-workers. He brought the box home for us to sample and ... read more

Strawberry oatmeal cookies

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You guys all know I have a WEAKNESS for strawberries šŸ˜‰ Over the years, I have used them to make so MANY tasty treats. There’s thisĀ Kit Kat and berry cake, which is just stunning! And then, ... read more

Chrysanthemum cookies

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Many of you know that I LIKE decorating with marshmallow fondant more than icing. But every once in a while, I get the itch to PLAY with royal icing šŸ˜› For those of you who don’t know, royal icing is ... read more

Healthy chocolate avocado cookies

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People ASSUME that since I make cakes, cupcakes and frostings all day, I am probably eating unhealthy stuff and weight a 1000 pounds…lol. I will be HONEST… I occasionally eat cakes and cupcakes ... read more

Ombre blue flower cake

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I FIRST saw an ombre cake about two years ago on Pinterest. At that time, I DIDN’T know that ombre cakes would become such a HOT cake decorating trend! Ombre cakes are still so popular and I ... read more