Happy 25th Birthday to me! I love making my own birthday cake, and especially trying new techniques. It’s become a tradition for me to make my own cake for my birthday; I find a cake on pinterest that I want to try, and work my little cake magic. This year I decided on a lemon, almond, and raspberry layer cake, with cream cheese buttercream frosting, and a pink chocolate ganache drip. Delicious!Continue Reading
Sometimes, things just don’t work out the way you plan. Sometimes you plan for one thing to happen, and instead you end up spending over four hours on one baking project, wishing you’d never even heard of blueberry lemon macarons.
I suppose I should start at the beginning. Continue reading “The Great Macaron Disaster”
It was December when the idea hit me like a snowball to the face. I wanted to host a tea party. A fancy tea party with finger sandwiches and cute deserts and teacups. All the women who I worked with along with the wives of the men I worked with would be invited. It would be a chance for us to all get together, spending time enjoying something out-of-the-ordinary, and to enjoy being a little fancy. Continue reading “Hosting the Perfect Tea Party”