Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

ChocChocChipBundtCake

 I’ve been searching for a long time. For a recipe to duplicate one of our favorite flavors from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Bundt cakes don’t always turn out great. The wrong recipe will take foreeeeeever to bake and end up dry on the outside or worse, stuck to the pan. I’ve ruined many a bundt cake…. 

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Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

Caramel cake. It’s my new obsession. That and fish tacos. But not together, because ew. I originally made this for “family dinner”, which is when our family and the two neighbors from the old neighborhood indulge in our denial that we no longer live next to each other and we all have lunch after church…. 

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Honoring Mimi {with Sheet Cake!}

SheetCake

In the last week, we have celebrated Ike’s birthday, Anna experienced her first funeral (that she will remember), and our family celebrated the life and legacy of a fierce and witty woman. Mimi (Mr. Sweeter Thing’s grandmother) passed away after 95 years. I’ll say that again, 95 years. She was amazing. She was a prayer… 

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Facebook Friday!

Facebook Friday!

Ok, I’m not making this a thing. Although…..I don’t know…maybe I will? It has a nice ring to it, don’t ya think? I have cupcakes in the oven right now (and both kids at my feet), and it’s the base recipe from these cupcakes, which we’ve already talked about before. But it’s a variation, and… 

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Jackson & Jonah Turn One! {A Cake Decorating Tutorial}

Tutorial

Dear Jackson & Jonah, You don’t really know me. I know you (I know that sounds creepy, but keep reading). We are friends with your parents. I mean, not like “call us in the middle of the night with an emergency” friends (although that would be fine), but definitely more than neighbors. Definitely “I have… 

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Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Cake {For a Baby Shower}

GF DF Choc Cake

A really fantastic thing is happening right now. As we speak. Nap time. Both of them. At.The.Same.Time. AND….the house is picked up. AND….I found the LAST diet coke in the garage today. AND….in a couple hours I’m getting a free facial for being the model (using that term loosely here) for a demonstration at a… 

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Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Hummingbird Cake

And….we’re back. With cake. And a touch of homesickness. Is it weird that I’m “homesick” for Switzerland? A place I have never actually lived and only visited once, for a couple weeks? For those of you who are new to this little blog, my parents moved to Switzerland last July for my dad’s job. It’s… 

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My Go-To Vanilla Cake Recipe {& a Gender Reveal!}

Vanilla  Cake

I’ve been eating a lot of cake. A lot. EVERYONE is having birthdays right now, except Anna who keeps asking when it will be her birthday so she can have her own cake. You know how I love to make things from scratch, and cake is no different. I’ve been searching for a while for… 

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Cake

 I’ve been saving this for you. It’s Valentine’s week so I thought I would share this recent wedding cake in the name of love. Ok, fine. I got really behind and it just happened to fall on this week to blog this cake. But still, good timing. I’ve been hard at work in the last… 

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