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Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake

“Isn’t it … like … cold there?” my boss asked in befuddlement as I handed him my vacation request.

“Probably,” I replied with a shrug of my shoulders. 1,161 more words


Have your Cake and eat your Candy too!

Look what I found! Perhaps it’s because I’ve spent a lot of time in Mexico and never had an easy time of breaking the piñatas, or maybe it’s just that…

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Frangipani Wedding Cake

Ok, deep breath. Another long post on the Frangaipani Wedding Cake I made for Jo’s son and daughter-in-law. The wedding was the 21 February.

Initially I was just making a 10 and 8″ American Mud Cake, ganached and covered in fondant with Tiff (Jo’s DIL) wanting to make the flowers. 2,448 more words


Birthday Bunny

Today is the start of the 2nd challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations and it is a Color Challenge!

If you can only play in one of the challenges this is the one!! 96 more words


Brunch and Cake "Taking the Cake" in Barcelona

I think it is impossible not to laugh when you meet up with someone familiar in a strange new place. The comfort of being with a friend mixes with the adventure and excitement of being somewhere you have never been before resulting in a big smile, a giggle, and, as cheesy as it sounds, the realization of how incredible life is in that moment. 521 more words

Happy Texas Independence Day!

179 years ago Texas declared its Independence! So……….Happy Independence Day to my fellow Texans!! Here is my annual Texas Independence Day Cake! It’s just a plain white cake, with a cream cheese, whipped topping and sugar frosting, topped with canned blueberry pie filling and homemade strawberry glaze. 47 more words


Pear Almond and Amaretto Frangipane Torta. Too Easy.

A little anniversary passed by the other day : I published my 200th post on this site, making me wonder whether my blog has a secret life of its own. 541 more words