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Decorating Cakes With Fondant: The Ultimate Guide

Decorating Cakes with Fonddant

  I hated fondant and I hated decorating cakes with it. I hated working with it so much that at the beginning of my cake decorating business, I vowed to only make and sell buttercream cakes. But I soon realized the limitations of not using fondant. Clients ordering birthday cakes, especially for kids, usually want […]

Must Have Tools For Decorating Fondant Cakes: Ultimate Guide

Must Have Tools For Decorating Fondant Cakes; The Ultimate Guide

  Confession; I used to hate fondant. When I started taking cake orders I avoided decorating fondant cakes. I vowed to only decorate and sell buttercream cakes.  But as I started getting more and more cakes orders, I saw the limitations in my business from not taking on fondant cakes. A lot of cakes ordered […]

DIY Cornstarch Puff for Working With Fondant

DIY cornstarch puff for working with fondant

  When using fondant for cake decorating it’s a good idea to keep cornstarch (or powdered sugar) close by. Fondant is sticky. It can stick to your work surface, cutters or molds, and this can cause a mess and unnecessary cake decorating stress! This DIY Corstarch puff is super simple and cheap to make and […]

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Homeade Cake Pan Release

showing homeade pan release on a cake pan

  This recipe will change your life. Okay, maybe it won’t change your life, but it will change your baking. Before I learned about this recipe, preparing my pans for baking cakes felt like a chore. I was buttering and flouring my pans and then cutting out 8 or 6 inch circles of wax paper […]

How to Crush Your Goals in 2019

  It’s a new year and you know what that means? No, not new years resolutions, new years goals! What’s the difference you ask? Well, resolutions usually don’t last very long. You make a decision in your head, you might say them out loud and tell a few people, but by March you’ve fallen off […]

How to Make Rudolph Cookie Pops

Reindeer nose sugar cookie pops

  If you’re looking for a simple, cute DIY Christmas treat or a cookie that is sure to sell out at a pop up shop, these Rudolph cookie pops are for you! They are super cute and one of my best sellers during the Christmas season. They are also really easy to make. What you […]

How Morning Time Saved Our Homeschool

I was discouraged. I was frustrated. I was close to giving up. I had no idea how homeschooling four children, all different ages, was supposed to work out. And then I discovered morning time. I actually learned about the idea of a morning basket on Pam Barnhill’s blog. I spent about a good hour on […]

S.O.A.P. Bible Study Method

On December 1st I started an online Bible study through Love God Greatly and I am really enjoying it. It is an advent Bible study called The Road to Christmas. One thing that I am really enjoying is the SOAP Bible study method. Believe it or not I have never heard of this method for studying the Bible […]

Teaching children about Lottie Moon.

So tomorrow starts the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at our Church. Do you know who Lottie Moon is? Lottie Moon was a missionary to China for nearly 40 years. She taught the people of China how to read and write. She often made tea cakes (cookies) for the children. The children would eat the cookies […]

The lesson I learned from my Thanksgiving pecan pie.

I have made pecan pie before and it turned out really good, but this one did not. I think I left it in the oven a little too long. It came out of the oven and the crust and pecans were a little on the well done side. I went to cut a piece to […]