Top 10 Posts of 2013 Blog Hop and Link Party

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I've never done an end of the year wrap up {facepalm} but this year I've joined a group of 11 other bloggers to do just that.  We're each sharing our Top 10 Posts of 2013 and YOU have the chance to share your Top 10 Posts or Top Post of the year in the link party below.   My Top Post of the Year was this Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole.  It is so easy to make and my family and I love it.  It … [Read more...]

Lemon and Blueberry Butter Cake ~ It’s a Spring Thing

Lemon Blueberry Butter Cake

  It's official ~ today is the first day of Spring ~ well, maybe not quite the first day of Spring but it is the first day of the It's a Spring Thing Blog Hop and Linky Party.  It's time to start thinking about Spring and Easter and together with 13 other bloggers we are going to get you ready with recipes, crafts, decor and more! Check out this list of fabulous bloggers/blogs: Jennifer from Dear Lillie {lovely … [Read more...]

Valentine Whoopie {Pies}

Valentine Whoopie Pies @Cupcakes and Crinoline

It's time for some Valentine's Day baked treats. Being a fan of baked goods and sweets one of my favorite parts of any holiday is that you can always bake something to celebrate it.  I love cupcakes {of course I do...that's why this is Cupcakes and Crinoline} but I also really like whoopie pies; they just sound like fun don't they?  I can imagine a little lamp shade on top of them while they're dancing on a cake … [Read more...]

Glazed Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

  My husband recently celebrated a birthday and one of his favorite cakes is carrot cake.  This carrot cake recipe is moist and dense but not too sweet.  The glaze is less rich than a cream cheese frosting and the combination of cake and glaze packs just the right amount of sweetness and flavor.   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5] linking to:   and … [Read more...]

Texas Sheet Cake ~ oh my!

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I have never been to Texas but any location that has a huge chocolate dreamy cake named after it...well, put that on my list of Places to Go! When I was a teenager the baking bug bit me.  My mom, who I adored, hated messes.  Anything that even slightly resembled disorder was banned from our home.  The only time I could bake or cook was if mom was preoccupied with a life crisis....and sad to say, being a teen {I'll just … [Read more...]