Archives for the ‘Review’ Category

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life {Sponsored Post & Giveaway}

The bright side of life – what does that mean to you? For some, including my fiancé, it may conjure up a certain Monty Python song (thanks, honey, for getting that song stuck in my head for 3 days). While that song is performed in a tongue-in-cheek manner, it has a good point: there’s a silver lining […]

Mini Ruffle Cakes

For months, I’ve been wanting to make a ruffle cake. Ever since I made the rose ombre cake, I’ve been meaning to tackle another fun (but easy) cake design. I was finally inspired by Martha Stewart Living’s special collector’s edition issue Cakes & Cupcakes. They sent me a copy to review, which I’m definitely keeping with my cookbooks. […]

Cook, Tweet, & Eat

Photo credit: Faith Gorsky Last weekend, I participated in Cook, Tweet, & Eat as part of our Cookbook Tour to promote An Edible Mosaic. 5 other bloggers, Amanda, Heather, Jennifer, Lana, Laura, and I, attempted to cook a dish from the cookbook simultaneously while live tweeting about it. The author of An Edible Mosaic, Faith Gorsky, joined us for the Twitter party, […]

Coconut Semolina Cake

Today I have a unique cake recipe, plus a cookbook review for you-but that’s not all. This is the beginning of an innovative Kitchen PLAY Cookbook Tour for a new cookbook, An Edible Mosaic, by Faith Gorsky. I’m joining 5 other food blogs, Bibberche, Kitchen Concoctions, MarocMama, Savory Simple, and The Spiced Life, and together we’re hosting a series […]

Classic Chicago Eats

The view from my Hyatt Regency Chicago room – simply gorgeous! I spent last weekend in the Windy City, learning all about the business of blogging at Bloggy Bootcamp: Brand Edition. It skipped over the basics and dove into real, honest to goodness information about working with brands, PR reps, how to make money freelancing, […]