Posts tagged ‘decor’

April 28th, 2014

Light it up! {Food for Thought}

by Chrissy

Slow Roasted Tomato & Avocado Crostini_LYK4

Preparing for a dinner party is a lot of work, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!  But it is fun especially if you love to cook and entertain like we do.  Fixing the meal is only part of the preparation; setting a fun and festive table is another important “ingredient.”  Aside from putting flowers on the table and some pretty decorations, candles are a MUST!  And the more the merrier!

The little votives work well because you can sprinkle them … Read more...

July 23rd, 2013

Lauren’s Tea Party Bridal Shower & Lemon Vanilla Cupcakes

by Chrissy

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Beautiful mini bridal shower cupcakes, made especially for my best pal, Lauren.

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For this shower, the girls of the LYK stepped into the roles of Bride-to-be and Maid of Honor. It was nice to have someone else do all the cooking, and most of the baking.

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Lauren Bridal Shower_LYK17

I said, most. I still had to bake my other half some zesty cupcakes for the grand celebration!

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Her wedding colors are yellow, silver, and neutrals. These lemon cupcakes fit the role, perfectly.… Read more...

September 21st, 2012

Cute Lingerie Cookies, Homeade Rolls and a Weighty Giveaway!

by Chrissy

 This giveaway is now closed. Congrats Josie and Jenny! We hope you love those pretty little kitchen scales :).


It never really occurred to me that using a scale for baking was sometimes a necessary and useful addition. I thought using a scale was for wimps. Or neurotic measure-rs. Or those who have just graduated from the Easy Bake Oven. Man, do I miss that thing sometimes. Who knew that baking a mini cake with the power of a … Read more...