Happy “BOO” Birthday! Halloween marks a special day for honoring my brother Marc’s birthday and giving him some BOOtiful cake love. I wish I could deliver this special confection via drone to him in Sacramento, but it’ll just have to wait until I see him next. Can you imagine having your birthday on a day where you see orange and black everywhere – a fun fall occasion that everyone in America celebrates? Good and bad, right?
Well, I needed to do something special for this cat, so I called in my street artist buddy Juan to ‘urbanize’ these cakes. He worked his magic using airbrush and edible markers to turn out some spooky spider webs and daunting skeletons.Continue Reading
Baking cookies for Halloween, especially these creepy skull cookies, always reminds me of the time that Gavin, my oldest, got the biggest BOO of his life!
He was four years old and trying to digest all of the goblins and ghoulish figures dangling around our neighbor’s homes. As long as he felt the comfort of our large group walking around, he was content enough filling his little basket with newfound candy.Continue Reading
With the stress of transporting everyone from school activities to soccer games, then to prepping dinner and helping with homework, my afternoons can get a little bonkers. But these mealtime muffins make everything easier. I like to pre-make them in the morning before the boys leave for school, so that they’re ready and waiting when we get home starving for dinner.
On evenings when we roll in from soccer around 6pm-ish, these easy-to-make delicious muffins immediately get picked off the kitchen island. I have to say, it makes me feel right with the world again when I know my kiddos’ tummies are getting filled with lovin’ goodness.Continue Reading