Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolate Bread Pudding from @createdbydiane

If chocolate is you thing, well you haven't had a delicious chocolate dessert until you've had this warm chocolate bread pudding. I love working with brands that fit my blog. Today I'm bringing you this post thanks to the California Dairy Association.   To begin with this dessert starts … [Read more...]


Celebrating with Star Cookies

Celebrating with Star Cookies from @createdbydiane

Every party needs cookies, don't you think? Baby Showers are no different and today it's time to celebrate! Stephanie of Back for Seconds just had a baby boy and to welcome her new arrival a group of bloggers are getting together to throw her a virtual baby shower today. I made … [Read more...]


Perfect Funnel Cake at Home

perfect funnel cake at home @createdbydiane

Please tell me you love funnel cake as much as I do. Tell me I'm not alone. Is there a support group for all the fried dough lovers out there? Well we may just need to create one after you see how easy it is to have funnel cake ANYTIME you want it! 4.5 from 2 reviews Save Print … [Read more...]


Blogging Friends

Not just any blogger either...  Bakerella! I went to her book signing today Quyen from Kitchen Runway spotted me in the crowd of people, I met her at Campblogaway a few weeks ago, she brought her amazing Salted Caramel Chocolate Bars. Believe me...I wish she had some with her today … [Read more...]


Cupcake Class

I taught a Cupcake Class at Kitchen Fantasy in Temecula, today. I was glad to see some of my sweet friends sign up to support me in my endeavor :) Seeing familiar faces, broke the ice nicely! I was thrilled to share information that I've learned about baking and decorating with … [Read more...]


no ordinary camping supplies #campblogaway

I went camping and brought these... It wasn't an ordinary camping trip.  It was Camp Blogaway. A fun filled day for food bloggers! My kind of camping!     I brought my Italian Cookies to share with everyone. You can find the recipe HERE I won... this … [Read more...]


Camp Blog Away Weekend

I went to camp  Camp Blog Away  Last week I went to camp and was so busy learning I didn't blog.  It was a full packed weekend and I learned lots. Patti of Worth the Wisk Sure knows how to set up a great camp! (there is still snow on the tops of the mountains :)           Here … [Read more...]


How to make Tissue Paper Flowers

  Paper Flowers The last time I remember making paper flowers was when I was about 13 and it was my father's 25th High School Reunion. I remember I made a giant one for the center of the room that hung from the ceiling that was blue and lavender, and small arrangements for each … [Read more...]


Suave Style Party

I hosted a Suave Style Party just in time to give some really sweet ladies  a quick styling with Suave Professional Products, and show them how a few minutes can change your look entirely. For photos and details go HERE  I made these red velvet cupcakes with pink cream cheese … [Read more...]