Second Birthday Party Foods and Pictures

For the Chiplet’s birthday, there was no shortage of treats.

One of the best parts is that he could have all of the treats. The only thing he couldn’t eat was the popcorn just because he isn’t big enough yet for that, but everything else was fine.

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Tips-y Tuesdays: Frosting Edition

While preparing for the Chiplet’s birthday, I did lots of decorating and need to share two major takeaways.

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Vanilla Sour Cream Cupcakes

These cupcakes? You technically already saw them here but today I am sharing the recipe for the cakes. And I will be sharing some other recipes from the Chiplet’s party soon.

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Triple Coconut Cake, part 2

Continuing from the cake last week

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Triple Coconut Cake, Part 1

You might notice there haven’t been too many desserts lately. I’ve either been making the same old stuff, or having not great luck with new recipes. We’ve also been eating fewer desserts so I haven’t needed to make as many because they last longer. (We have also been buying tons of Oreos since it is an easy small treat post-dinner for the kids).

But here we are with a coconut cake.

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Mixed-Bag Mondays: Mostly Fails

Here I am, not at home yet when I’m writing this, but getting excited to do cooking when I go back. I am probably remaking some recipes (like my lasagna!) but also some new ones. The risks of making new recipes are always high. Sometimes the recipes are just okay but sometimes they can turn out almost awful. Today I am sharing mostly fails…

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Vegan Fluffy Chocolate Frosting

So here is the cake we had to celebrate 8 years of marriage. I ended up making a cake that everyone in the family could eat, and wow this chocolate frosting was amazing. I was disappointed in the store-bought chocolate frosting I used recently (since it doesn’t have dairy) so this is an easy recipe that has an amazing flavor. You don’t miss the dairy at all.

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