Birthday Cake

As promised, I took a couple pictures of Zoe and Ashley’s birthday cake. I’m really happy with the way it came out, and most importantly, the girls loved it! For more photos, stroll over to the spunky family journal. Cheers, Kelly The recipe I used: Vanilla Bean Cake with Chocolate Frosting PS I did make… 

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Vanilla Bean Cake


Zoe and Ashley’s birthdays are coming up, and Zoe asked me for a vanilla cake with chocolate frosting. I decided to create a new cake recipe for their birthdays, using as few ingredients as possible, for as little money as possible. Also the cake had to be moist and delicious A little research and a… 

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Gluten Free Orange Cake


I was looking at some of my favorite blogs for recipes and inspiration yesterday, when I saw Orange Cake at Elanas Pantry. It was news to me, as Elana mentioned, that Starbucks has released a gluten-free orange cake. I go to my local coffee shop nine times out of ten, where they always have a… 

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Coconut Cupcakes

The girls and I made cupcakes on this windy second day of May. After they cooled we topped them with melted dark (dairy-free) chocolate, and then dipped half of them in toasted coconut. This recipe is inspired by one from Cooking With Coconut Flour. Gluten-free Coconut Cupcakes Beat with electric mixer: 1/4 cup liquified coconut… 

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