Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

What a beautiful Day it is for the parade and just to be to and about!

Spent the day doing things for me! Got my hair done, had a pedicure and cooked a great Irish meal of Corned Beef & Cabbage with all the traditional vegetables.....made brown bread and soda bread!

Got together with friends for the evening! Great day all the way around!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Happy Early Birthday Emily!

So many decisions to make when it comes to cake!

My friend Emily's family decided to celebrate her birthday while she was home for spring break from Gettysburg College....a great dinner of fish fry was made....I brought the desserts...
Em was torn between Mocha Cake with Mocha Frosting and Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese and White Chocolate frosting....

Sooooo Mocha it was to congratulate her for making the Dean's List.

Red Velvet with Cream cheese and white chocolate frosting with hand made sugar flowers to Celebrate her birthday!

A great time was had by all!

Saturday, March 10, 2012

It's getting closer....

Seven days and counting! St. Paddy's Day will be here in one week!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Count Down Begins!

The Count Down Begins!!!

Twelve more days until one of the three best days of the year!

My Birthday, Christmas & St. Paddy's Day!

Woo Hoo!

Parade this Sunday in my Town....super exciting!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Challenge of Carrot Cake.....

I usually am pretty quick to accept a challenge!

At my Lightroom 3 Class the instructor challenged me with the "best" Carrot Cake....

"Kate's Komely Karrot Kake" v Karl's Karrot Kake".....

He dropped the Gauntlet....well of course I had to pic it up!

Here are my Blue Ribbon Cake Carrot Cupcakes which I made....dusted out my favorite recipe which I have had since childhood for the challenge....luscious carrot cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese frosting topped with homemade chocolate carrots! YUM!

Now I always give credit where credit is due! Karl's Karrot Kake was very delicious as well.

A great class and great snacks with wonderful new friends!!!!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Getting Ready for the BIG Day!!!!

St. Paddy's Day will be here in 17 short days!

Everybody's Irish on St. Paddy's Day is the
saying....keeping that in mind....I have started working on my cupcakes and candies!

Two shades of green Milk Chocolate
are what comprises the candies.....

These cute cupcakes were made with
Mint Chocolate Cake and then Mint
Butter cream frosting topped with
the chocolates!

These "practice" ones went over
pretty well!

Watch out for the Leprechauns and
Enjoy St.Paddy's Day!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Base Ball Birthday Cake

My friend the Boston Red Sox Fan had a birthday
yesterday....For him I created this cool
baseball diamond with bases an grass and bats and
a ball, the back fencing and of course the infamous "B" for
The Sox! Fun!

The cake was vanilla, the frosting vanilla butter cream, Will's favorite!

White chocolate dyed to make cool fencing...

He was really surprised!

Happy Birthday Will!!!