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4th of July Cupcakes

I made some cupcakes for our 4th of July party tonight. They look really intricate, but are actually super easy to make. I was feeling pretty lazy, so I used a box cake mix for the base. 153 more words


My baking experiment #43 - July 4th flag cake

Happy 4th of July! Today i’m celebrating by baking a flag cake:



  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder…
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When the moon hits your eye like a big kiwi pie, that's amore

For me summer screams for pies and tarts. So many beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables come into season that really the possibilities are endless in both sweet and savory varieties. 739 more words


Cake Batter Cookies N Cream Blondies

I’m in a birthday mood.  Most likely because I turn 24 tomorrow.  But what better way to celebrate than with some birthday goodies! I saw a version of this on Pinterest (which is a blessing and a curse) so I decided to make up my own, using… 107 more words


Fourth of July...Pie!

Happy Independence Day!

Since I love to embrace the festive elements of life, I thought I would share some recent pie experiences with you all, if only to compensate for this overcast day and its outdoor-inhibiting precipitation. 325 more words


World Famous Lemon Bars

Alright, “world famous” may be a bit of an exaggeration. But my friends literally bother me at least once a week about making these, and it’s a given that I have to make them for every dinner or BBQ. 613 more words


To Quench Your Thirst

Celebrating in the summer calls for one drink, and one drink only; Lemonade.

So let’s elevate that, and create a flavorful dessert drink that not only looks beautiful, but satisfies our sweet teeth when the grill is out. 131 more words