Jul 222016

Last week we celebrated Christmas in July with make-ahead Christmas projects, like my DIY Christmas coasters.  This week we’re continuing the party with holiday-inspired sweet treats and I have adorable Snowman Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes to share with you.

These Snowman Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes are perfect for winter, Christmas, or Christmas in July!

These Snowman Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes combine a couple of treats I’ve been wanting to make for a long while: ice cream cone cupcakes, and snowmen cupcakes.  I figured the nod to summer using the ice cream cones was especially perfect for Christmas in July. Continue reading »

Dec 232014

On Saturday I headed out to run a few errands.  While I had probably a dozen different places I needed to go after my second stop I headed back in the direction of home.  Note to self: shopping the Saturday before Christmas unless it’s really, absolutely necessary is a bad idea.

Mocha Dream Cupcakes #CookingUpGood
Thanks to Lunchbox for sponsoring this post. Words and recipe are my own.

Left with a few suddenly unscheduled hours on my hands I decided it was a good time to do a little holiday baking.  Earlier in December I put together my yearly gifts of food: trays, tins, and baskets filled with favorite treats and then delivered to our friends and family.  But I did still need a few sweets for our own family and a couple of things for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Continue reading »