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4 May

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Party Cakes

25 Apr

The latest issue of Better Homes & Gardens features lovely cakes in all shades of pink with sprinkles and ribbon buttercream. I know not everyone reads the magazine, so I had to share the beautiful photographs, recipes and how-to’s. Yes, they have a how-to on each frosting.

I think these would be perfect for a mother’s day cake, don’t you? Or any celebration cake. Plus, check out Food Network’s Frost by Numbers frosting tips, here.

xoxo, Ari

How-to Gallery:

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*I do not own these photos. I purchased and scanned the clips myself.

San Francisco Farmers Market

20 Apr

A few photos from the San Francisco Ferry Building and Farmers Market

xoxo, Ari



19 Apr

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19 Apr

Prepping for Earth Day 2012

10 Apr


Easter and Springtime Cookies

10 Apr

Hello again!

This past weekend I made some Easter and Spring themed cookies using my favorite and most delicious Sugar Cookie Recipe and Royal Icing Recipe (I add lemon extract).

These were taken with my camera phone, so the quality of image is not the best.

enjoy and happy baking!

I’m crazy in love…with Jump from Paper Bags!

2 Apr

Made of polyester and/or canvas, these bags look like they came straight out of a comic strip. The line is called Jump from Paper™  and created by Taipei-based design duo, Chay Su and Rika Lin.

Slogan: “Breaks away from boredom and takes you to a playful and imagination tour!”

I’ve never seen anything like this before. Have you? I just LOVE them. Creative, unique, different, colorful, CUTE. Yes. All of the above.

Check out their website for the full line here.




31 Mar



Rainbow Tulle – TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress

30 Mar

A month or so ago I made my boyfriend watch TLC’s ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ with me because it is one of my FAVORITE shows. During the 5-hour marathon, we came across a bride from California with an amazing Tea Cup Style with RAINBOW Tulle wedding dress. I was in love. I wanted the dress so badly, but I don’t think my mother would ever go for something like that. Anywho, I’ve been searching for the photos and found them. YAY!

Check out the quirky wedding, here.

I have both pairs of shades. Love it!

I love the sash and hair accessory!

Fun, quirky, unique and beautiful.