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My presence on Yelp is new this year. Yelp continues to receive mixed reviews from small business owners about their customer service, but along with business growth, we can expect to do a certain amount of venturing outside our comfort… Continue Reading →

Dia de los Muertos or Faith and the X-Files

Don’t tell my mother… I am not a religious person. Despite Mom’s best efforts, attending church every Sunday and enrolling me in Catechism did not set me up for a life devoted to the Catholic faith. When I went away… Continue Reading →

Tuxedo Chocolate Orange Cake

People often ask me about my favorite flavor of cake. 11 out of 12 months of the year, anyone would be hard pressed to get a straight answer out of me.  I love ALL of my children flavors equally, and… Continue Reading →

The Internet’s New Favorite Unicorn Cake

It’s no secret that unicorns are all the rage right now. Everywhere you look, there’s an excuse to make something rainbow colored and sparkly. From cakes and beverages, to bed sheets and pajamas, it’s nearly impossible to escape the entourage… Continue Reading →

“Just a simple cake”

Ok, I’m gonna be real with you right now. Like, embarrassingly real. The kind of real that makes me want to revoke my “Cake Ninja” status… I struggle with making “simple” designs.  I, literally, do not know how to think… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to CakeSafe: Adventures in Project Scale Down

NOTE: I was originally planning to email this letter to the company, but my use of visual aids rendered my message too large. I have instead invited them to view my letter on this platform.  If you are unfamiliar with… Continue Reading →

The Tale of Ice Cream Bear: Teddy Bear Wedding Cake

“So, what kind of cakes do you make?” Tall ones… “OMG, that’s a cake? Are you freaking kidding me?! How does it even stand up???” Let me tell you a story about the cake I like to call: Ice Cream… Continue Reading →

The Bear Necessities: It must taste good!

Client: My son’s favorite toy in the world is his teddy bear.  Can you make the bear into a cake? Me: Will he be traumatized when the cake gets cut and served? Client: This will not be a problem. Me:… Continue Reading →

Gingerbird: The good, the bad, and the messy.

Art is a truth inside of us  which we release to the world with the hope that it might also be someone else’s truth.  The people who share our truth become our community, which fills our human need for a sense of belonging and… Continue Reading →

“Steampunk, Go!”

Sometimes, your friend comes to you with a theme, followed by the word, “Go.” In this instance, the theme was Steampunk. The Victorian-fashion-meets-Industrial-Revolution aesthetic has taken over geekdom, and it was only a matter of time before I got to… Continue Reading →

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