Cupcakes

NYC Cupcakes

February 3, 2011
Best Cupcakes in NYC

Break out the yoga pants my friends, because our last day in beautiful, blizzardy NYC is all about the cupcakes! From where to find the BEST cupcake in NYC to a fun quick trick for gorgeous NYC-style frostedĀ  cupcakes, this post covers it all. Be prepared, the following photos come with a warning label… majorly […]

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New York City

January 31, 2011
New York City Winter 2011

Last week was such an incredible whirlwind of excitement. I was in snowy NYC for a two-day launch party thrown by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, where they unveiled their new celebrity spokesperson. But more on that later! As a sometimes rather dawdling Alabama girl, I’m completely enamored with the hustle and bustle of […]

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Sweet San Diego

January 18, 2011
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Oh mama mia, are you ready for this day?! This post should come with a warning label! ;) Last week my sweet friend Jenny from the fabulous blog Picky Palate drove down from the OC to spend a day cruising around San Diego with me. Whenever we girls get together we just can’t resist running […]

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Four Cupcakes and a Necklace

January 6, 2011
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Last week when we were home for Christmas, I came across this at one of my favorite shops downtown. What a fun way to wear a pendant necklace. I prefer necklaces with shorter chains, so I was delighted when I saw this scarf-life idea for shortening a chain. They also use a cupcake stand with […]

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Decadent Snickers Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Filling

December 8, 2010

After our cupcake taste-testing extravaganza at Disney, Jenny and I headed back to the Picky Palate kitchen to create some cupcakes of our own. Talk about being in the happiest place on earth! :) We were inspired by our absolute favorite cake from Joan’s on Third, the Snickers Cake (I posted about how in love […]

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Cupcakes at Disney

December 6, 2010
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So you guys know I couldn’t go to California without sneaking in a day of cupcake taste-testing with with my best gal Jenny, right?! :) Love this girl, she is as passionate about cupcakes as I am. We love checking out as many bakeries as possible whenever we can get together. :) We met at […]

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Brownie Batter Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

October 25, 2010

With Outrageously Rich Chocolate Indulgence Frosting. AKA The Mega. Extreme. Chocolate. Overdose. Cupcake. Almost immediately after making the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes, I got the idea for a rich, decadent massively chocolate brownie batter cupcake, and I haven’t been able to get them outta my head since! This recipe uses a favorite chocolate brownie […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

September 27, 2010

Oh mama mia, you are going to love these cookie dough cupcakes! When we were in Chicago for Kevin’s birthday, we ran into this little bakery that had cookie dough cupcakes. Yes, cookie dough in the cupcake! Hallelujah! I couldn’t figure out how the cookie dough was still, well, dough, inside a baked cupcake, until […]

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Chicago Eats!

September 6, 2010
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For Kevin’s birthday, we spent a long weekend in Chicago celebrating, walking, shopping, walking, seeing a game at Wrigley, walking, and eating in some seriously delicious restaurants. Here are just a few of the places we visited.. and the food I can’t stop thinking about! :) Sunday Brunch @ Nightwood. The menu here changes daily […]

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Top of the Rock & The NYC Cupcake Challenge!

August 23, 2010

On our last day in NYC, my awesome travel buddy and snacking partner-in-crime Jenny and I headed to Top of the Rock, the observation deck at Rockefeller Center. What an incredible view of the city we had! From up here, the island looked so small.. I just love the big green rectangle of Central Park. […]

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New York City, Day 2: Doughnuts, Cupcakes & Gelato Milkshakes!

August 13, 2010
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Good morning, friends! This is a pic of me and Jenny bright and early on Friday morning in the hotel lobby. Our first full day in NYC! Unilever invited us to stay at the Royalton during the big blogging conference that was going on in NYC that weekend, BlogHer ’10. But Jenny and I didn’t […]

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Weekend Baking: Three To-Die-For Delights

February 12, 2010
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I am in the bad, bad habit of watching Food Network Nighttime in bed, before falling asleep. I love all the shows- Good Eats, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Chopped, The Best Thing I Ever Ate. It works out good for me too- sometimes I have trouble turning off the brainwaves at night, so I either […]

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Going bananas . . .

September 14, 2009
Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting

Remember the magnificent peanut butter frosting from this cake? Yeah, I thought you did :D From the first time I taste-tested that delicious, whipped peanut butter frosting, I knew I’d be making it again. And again. And again. It was seriously one of the best things I’ve ever tasted, and honestly… I thought the peanut […]

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