Beach Inspired Desserts ~ Fun in the Sun

Beach Inspired Desserts six

I love summer and I especially love the ocean.  The family and I haven’t had a vacation in over 10 years so I’m getting a bit {TREMENDOUSLY} antsy longing for the sound of the waves, the smell of the water and the feel of sand beneath my feet.  Until then, I’ll just dream with some […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cool Whip Frosting

Cool Whip Frosting Cupcakes and Crinoline overhead view

Have you heard about the new Cool Whip Frosting?  I hadn’t until a few days ago.  To say I was anxious to try it would be somewhat of an understatement.  I love to bake and make my recipes from scratch but because I work from home and home school the boys time is sometimes an […]

Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing

Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing

It’s time to start thinking about fall ~ cooler weather and Back To School.  I was thinking about these two things and thought it was time to try these A is for Apple ~ Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing.  The icing can double as a delicious sauce for ice cream and a dipping […]

Whipped Cream and Cream Cheese Frosting

Whipped Cream Cheese 5b

I made some white batter cupcakes this weekend and wanted to top them off with some white icing.  Something simple but not my usual favorite Buttercream Frosting {my mom’s recipe which is absolute fluffy perfection}.  Whipped cream seemed to easy…..cream cheese frosting too blah but combining them both produced the recipe below which is light […]

Valentine’s Day Cupcake ~ You Fill My Heart

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

These cupcakes are so easy to make….so tasty and so ‘sweet’. Bake a batch of cupcakes, any flavor, from scratch or from a box ~ my favorite is this chocolate cake recipe.  You will also need to whip up some yummy frosting ~ I used my Creamy Frosting recipe and tinted the frosting lightly pink.  […]

Peppermint Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes

Peppermint CupcakeC

Chocolate and peppermint…could there be a more heavenly combination???? I think not!  I saw these cupcakes on pinterest and had to make some for myself and to share…sometimes sharing is so hard!!!! I made them for our ornament party last week and they were a hit! I took some pictures and was almost ready to […]

Best Cupcakes


I got your attention…didn’t I????? : ) I found this recipe on pinterest and knew I had to try it.  I was short on time and this recipe {Cookie Brownie Cupcakes with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting} fit the bill.  Minimal ingredients yet maximum taste ‘punch’! Cookie Brownie Cupcakes Ingredients: Brownie Mix {I used Duncan Hines Milk […]