Hello Kitty Cupcakes

I hope everyone enjoys our  Hello Kitty Cupcakes! I made them for a friends birthday and they went over great.

When I made the Elmo cupcakes and Cookie Monster Cupcakes last month I never thought I would start getting requests for different cupcake characters.  The same day I delivered these cupcakes I was asked to make Hello Kitty Cupcakes.

Hello Kitty Cupcakes

I was honestly not sure how I was going to make Hello Kitty Cupcake at first. Finally after sketching out some ideas we came up with what we think is a pretty cute version of Hello Kitty Cupcakes.

 Hello Kitty Cupcakes… 

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Cascade Platinum Pacs to the rescue

Do you ever have days you just don’t want to do the dishes and they pile up in the sink? Days were you turn around and all of a sudden the sink looks like a bomb went off with dirty dishes piled to what feels like the ceiling? I don’t know why but dishes are my least favorite household chore and the one I ended up doing most often. This week we made cupcakes for a friends birthday, had my parents over and cooked for them and ended up with dishes piled high. I was given the chance to try Cascade Platinum Pacs and this was the perfect week to put them to the test.

Cascade Platinum Dirty Dishes

This bowl of icing sat overnight in the kitchen sink. Normally I would pre-soak the dishes and scrub them before placing them in the dishwasher. Cascade Platinum Pacs are made so you do not have to pre-soak or scrub your dishes. Cascade Platinum Pacs have a triple-action formula that is specially designed to deliver sparkling clean dishes.

I was really interested to see if the Cascade Platinum Pacs would be able to clean the bright pink icing off of my pots and spatulas. In the past I have had to wash the dishes by hand or pre-scrub them before putting them into the dishwasher…. 

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Elvis Cupcakes aka Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Are you an Elvis Fan? Are you a cupcake fan? If you answered yes than you are going to love these Elvis Cupcakes aka Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting!

John’s Mom is a huge Elvis fan! I mean huge fan! She has Elvis memorabilia in her house and is always listening to Elvis. Since her birthday was this week I thought I would make her a special treat and created Elvis Cupcakes.

She was so shocked when I told her they were Elvis Cupcakes she was not sure what to say!

Elvis Cupcakes


Elvis Cupcakes aka Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting!… 

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Season of Surprises

This year for the holidays John and I embarked on a Season of Surprises!

We decided to surprise some of the most important people in our lives with….well let me show you.

In total we visited

-8 states (Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama)

-Drove over 3000+ Miles

-Flew over 10 hours back and forth across the country

-and it was all so worth it!

Johns Mom Best of Broadway

Our first Surprise of the Season was for John’s Mom. John surprised her with a Mom & Son date night to Best Of Broadways Million Dollar Quartet. John’s Mom is a huge Elvis fan and we knew that she would love this show. We had no idea she had never been to a Broadway show before. She was dancing in the aisles and had the best smile on her face during the show…. 

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