Happy New Year!
Can you think of a better way to ring in 2012 than with a cupcake and a glass of champagne? How about if the two were some how combined? That is exactly what I did when I created this strawberry filled chocolate champagne cupcake and topped it with a champagne frosting.
I used these super cute New Year’s cupcake toppers that I found at Holiday Crafts and Creations. I’m so glad I stumbled upon this site; they have a ton of cute ideas and I love free printables.
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I absolutely love eggnog . I get so excited when I start seeing eggnog lattes on the menu boards of coffee shops. Although, I cant allow myself to drink more than one or two a holiday season. Have you ever checked out the calorie count on one of those things? A whopping 519 calories; I would have to spend at least an hour running just to burn off my morning coffee.YIKES.
I have no idea how many calories are in eggnog cupcakes, but I’ve been wanting to try one. Calories during the holidays don’t count. Right? Read more... (523 words, 2 images, estimated 2:06 mins reading time)
Last weekend Girdwood was blessed with a blizzard which brought blowing snow, 70+ MPH winds, several power outages & fallen trees. It was the kind of weather that kept the dog from going outside. So what’s a girl to do to keep from going insane? Whip up a batch (or two) of snow inspired cookies, of course.
I made a batch of these snowball fight cookies. They are a bit more smurfy than I imagined, but I guess that a risk you take when you mix colors while the power is out.
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