by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68
[Originally posted July 4, 2013]
For you new followers out there, thanks! This repost from a few years ago is still quite popular, and I didn’t want you to feel left out.
What better way to celebrate a birthday than with delicious cupcakes? And what better celebration than the birth of our nation?
I wanted to do something fun for the Fourth of July that would inspire you into your own kitchen with a touch of creativity.
Looks great, right? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet! And the recipe? Easy-peasy.
But first, … read the rest. . .
October is a beautiful month, isn’t it? Full of crisp air, sweaters out of storage, leaves changing colors and crunching under your feet. The start of the holiday season before the holiday rush. I think October is my favorite month.
On Facebook, I asked “What are some of your favorite fall/harvest moments?” Each reply was unique to the individual commenter, but there was one running theme: pumpkin. It seems pumpkin everything is what gets people most excited about October.
Each year I share this photo. It was taken by a friend about ten years ago. We were at the local … read the rest. . .
Well, we did it. We finished our Wilton Cake Decorating Course. As has been the standard for the last four weeks, Dot’s cake, well, took the cake. She always has the other students and the instructor oohing and ahhing over her gifted artistry.
In the four-week course, we learned
How to properly bake a cake and how to level a cake
How to fill cupcakes and how to fill a layer cake
How to make out own icing in stiff, medium, and thin consistencies and when to use each one. We learned how to color icing
How to ice a … read the rest. . .