So many activities…so little time…

I realized recently that the reason I’ve developed so many hobbies and activities in the last couple of years, is because I have all this free time on my hands that used to be devoted to going to university classes at night and working full time during the day.  After ten years of part-time post…

Wedding Cake Commission – August 2013

Here are some photos of a wedding cake commission I did for a new client a few weeks ago. The bride to be wanted a very simple cake; three Madagascar vanilla tiers to serve 100 guests, with vanilla Swiss buttercream filling and fresh summer berries in each layer, covered with ivory fondant, and wrapped with…

Recipe Post: Angel Food Cake

In the midst of prep for my wedding at the end of this month (did I mention I’m making my own wedding cake AND the entire dessert table? Yes, I am just that crazy), I also agreed to make a birthday cake for a close friend’s awesome mom, who dearly loves my baking.  Because once…

I am the ditziest bride-to-be ever.

I have a lot to live up to.  My younger (baby) sister…she hates it when I call her that…got married to the love of her life last February. I was part of the bridal party. This girl is SO ORGANIZED it’s actually a little scary; pretty much everything went off without a hitch, even though…

How to decorate your wedding on a dime

…to be clear, I don’t mean an *actual* dime, I simply mean for far less money than the wedding supply stores would have you believe. Now that the disclaimer is out of the way… If you live in a reasonably-sized city centre, have access to a large Dollar store in your area, or are planning…

Welcome to my brain droppings!

*blah blah vanity blog, blah blah* What is the purpose of this blog, you may be asking?  You may wonder why you’re even bothering to read further than this line here, as I’ve already failed to capture your attention….so let me explain. After co-hosting a mildly successful baking blog for a couple of years, I…