Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream

Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream have the sweet and tart flavors you expect in any margarita. These festive cupcakes are great for Cinco de Mayo! If you LOVE lime, you are going to love these Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream.  The sweet and tartness of these compliment each other so well.  I am usually not a fan of citrus with extra sweet things, but I think the lime buttercream won me over this time.  I know they aren’t lime green, {Read More}

Beary Beachy Cupcakes

Beary Beachy Cupcakes are the perfect treat for summer or water themed birthday parties. Easy to make, kids just love them! When I saw this cupcake pictured a few different times on Pinterest, I knew I had to make it for something, anything, seriously it’s just TOO cute! The opportunity arose for my daughter Racquel’s upcoming 5th birthday. She recently celebrated with her pre-school class at a park. I found some party umbrellas and whipped these cuties up. Use whatever {Read More}

Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

This almost no-bake Creamy Peanut Butter Pie is easy to prepare and oh so yummy! With a homemade crust a layer of peanut butter and a creamy filling, yum! My daughter Madison’s 16th birthday rolled around recently.  Yes, this is the daughter who does not like chocolate, no way, no how, she does not like it!  So, when it came time for her to decide what type of birthday dessert she’d like this year (yes, we all get to choose {Read More}

Red Velvet Squares with Cream Cheese Filling

Perfect for the holidays, Red Velvet Squares with Cream Cheese Filling will wow your guests. Great with some fresh whipped cream! So, who doesn’t immediately think of a hacked-up armadillo cake when they hear the words “red velvet”? If I hadn’t had red velvet cake several years before the movie “Steel Magnolias” came out, that would probably be my first thought too. But for me, a red velvet cake reminds me of home in Lancaster, Penna., where Oregon Dairy made {Read More}

1st Birthday Smash Cake

1st Birthday Smash Cake Recipe, celebrate that special birthday with a cake made from scratch. Yellow cake that is tender and delicious. My daughter Leightyn’s 1st birthday was approaching and I really wanted to make her 1st Birthday  Smash Cake from scratch.  Luckily I found a recipe from smittenkitchen that sounded delicious and made just enough for a 2 layer 6” cake. The reason I wanted a 6” cake was because I already owned those size pans, and they were the {Read More}