Hello Fellow Space Travelers…

  Catriona and crew are still off on their adventures…I hope to catch up with them soon! I got hijacked by other projects and my some adventures of my own, which have given me fresh perspective. I have come to the realization that I have not done justice to their story. I’m still a novice at trying to capture and accurately describe all the excitement and trouble this crew gets into. So, please bear with…

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Lessons Learned

Share the adventures as I try new recipes and projects! As you’ve probably already figured out, if you’ve read any of my other posts, I’m one of those people, who routinely leaps before looking when it comes to projects. Details, shme-tails…I’ve learned lots of lessons in life that way. And that’s not a bad thing. It’s taught me…click HERE to continue reading.

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Lessons Learned: Tips and Tricks for Constructing and Decorating a Cake When You’re Not a Cake Boss

My creativity continues to emerge  this year, and I’m enjoying every moment of it! I have found that my perspective – keeping my eyes, ears and heart open to new possibilities, and opportunities has determined my outlook, and I have not been disappointed. Life is full of exciting and fun adventures if you choose to look at it that way. Perspective is everything.  My latest creative adventure begins with preparing for a wedding and a…

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My Trusty, Tasty Yellow Cake

I have used this recipe several times, most recently to make a wedding cake and cupcakes – see Picture Today entry: Tips for Constructing & Decorating a Cake When You’re Not a Cake Boss. This recipe will make a half sheet cake, 2 – 9 inch rounds, or 22 jumbo cupcakes. This cake has a great buttery taste and is moist and a little dense. It’s the perfect consistency for large or tiered cakes. Here…

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Dreamy Creamy Buttercream Icing

If you read my blog post: Tips for Constructing and Decorating a Cake When You’re Not a Cake Boss, this is the icing I used to decorate the wedding cake and cupcakes, and it was a big success! I did a lot of research to find just the right decorating icing that I hoped would taste good and hold up in uncertain weather. You never know what kind of weather April will bring to Tucson.…

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