Seems such a dramatic title for this post, but really, book covers revealed feel just that dramatic. Because while I can refrain from such assumptions metaphorically-speaking, I really do judge books by their cover. Much thought goes into designing a …

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Yikes, I almost forgot to tell all of you that I’m hosting another giveaway over at my other blog. I’m giving three winners a sneak peek booklet of my new book, Sugarlicious (out next month) that my publisher cooked up …

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I have a warning for my most loyal readers (first, thank you for your loyalty). You will find much Sugarlicious talk interspersed in my posts in the upcoming month. What’s Sugarlicious, you ask? Why, Sugarlicious is my new book, …

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I can’t help it. I keep going back to the latest holiday issue of Bird’s Party magazine. It’s filled with a ridiculous amount of detail, definitely a must-read for inspiration if you’re hosting any sort of holiday party this …

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CakeSpy. Know her. Love her. Buy the book. Thursday is the big day! If you’re in Seattle (lucky you), you can even celebrate with CakeSpy at her shop in Capitol Hill. Find the details HERE.…

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Any long-term readers out there remember waaaay back when (2 years ago) I posted about this fantastic video by Susan Hochbaum who photographed pastries “on location” with their visual counterparts in Paris? Well, she ran off to Paris for a …

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Melanie of The Seattle Smiths must know of my weakness for combining children’s books with food. Or children’s books with anything, really. Check out the snake breadsticks they made (or rather, great green turkey creek monster breadsticks), from the same …

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The summer has flown so quickly. At this rate, Christmas will be here in the blink of an eye! Visit Craftside to enter to win a copy of Christmas on the Farm: A Collection of Favorite Recipes, Stories, Gift Ideas,

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How can it be that it’s been so long that I’ve reminded you to swing by the Jelly Shot Test Kitchen? A bit of their latest: Learn to make birthday jelly shots (yeah, there’s a jelly shot under there)…

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I’m always amazed at crossing paths on the internet, given its vastness. My co-editor here, Stefanie of Recycled Crafts, also writes the Craftside blog. In honor of her 1000th post, she’s giving away a copy of 1,000 Ideas

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I’m giving away a signed copy of Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, by Sandra Beasley. Who happens to be my friend. Yeah, I got to read this in manuscript form, thank you very much …

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It’s not often I post on recipes, or rather, recipes that don’t involve a cupcake turned into a frog or a brownie turned bird, but there are so many reasons to make an exception for this vegan chocolate cake. First, …

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"food allergy quinoa"I know I rarely post on straight recipes that aren’t shaped into flowers or crafted into a food-version of Liz Lemon (see?), but in honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, I’m compelled to make an exception. That, …

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Awww… Spring. This nest of bluebirds cupcake cake is one of the goodies in Lisa Turner Anderson’s new book, Cupcake Cakes. (You may remember me yakking about her first book here).  CLICK HERE to go to Lisa’s site, …

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Completely aside from the fact that this post by Trish of Sweetology is all about me (but really, it is such an homage, and she’s giving away my book), I laughed aloud at the medical drama unfolding in the …

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