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Vanilla Cupcake Recipe From Scratch + Crisco Based Buttercream + $500 #SweetworksFall Giveaway


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This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. I love Halloween! Ok honestly it's the candy I love.  I MIGHT have a mild sweet tooth! There is very little candy that I don't like.  So when I got to do a whole post on candy from a trusted company like Sweetworks you bet I jumped at it.  Who wouldn't love receiving a $100 candy prize pack in the mail … [Read more...]



Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Are you looking for something fantastic to make the family? Cotton Candy Cupcakes not only sound delicious but are! Imagine creating cupcakes out of something as sweet as cotton candy. Of course, one of my favorite parts about this recipe is that it’s so easy. I don’t have to slave over a hot oven for hours, just to please my family with something sweet. This recipe includes two of my favorite things about cooking: short & sweet. Cotton Candy has been a traditional favorite of … [Read more...]


Mashed Potato Cupcakes

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Mashed Potato Cupcakes As a potato farmer's wife you can imagine the amount of potatoes that are at my disposable. With potatoes at the ready at all times you can imagine that they are a staple in our diets. One thing that I always make a double if not triple serving of is the mashed potatoes. Leftover mashed potatoes are so versatile and easy to incorporate in a multitude of recipes, including these Potato Cupcakes and Brownies. Yes I said mashed potato brownies, I encourage you to them … [Read more...]


Pink Lemonade Cupcake Recipe With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pink Lemonade Cupcake Recipe With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting With the start of summer and weekend parties happening I have been craving some summer flavored cupcakes. Lemonade truly kicks off the summer feeling in our house. Sipping a cool glass of lemonade out on the porch while watching the boys run through the sprinkler or play on the swings just screams summer to me. It brings a total feel of relaxation knowing the stress of school is out and the crops are all in the ground. I … [Read more...]


S’Mores Cupcakes with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting From Modern Christian Homemaker

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Welcome to the 31 Day Blog Challenge where I am taking party with a few fellow bloggers.  As bloggers we are constantly trying to make ourselves better and improve on what we offer to our readers.  One of the biggest challenges for myself is that I want to promote my fellow bloggers more.  As you look around the net there is millions of other recipes, helpful articles on any subject and some just plain funny posts that will put a smile on your face.  I hope you enjoy the 31 … [Read more...]


Luscious Red Velvet Cupcakes From My Coupon Lady

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Welcome to the 31 Day Blog Challenge where I am taking party with a few fellow bloggers.  As bloggers we are constantly trying to make ourselves better and improve on what we offer to our readers.  One of the biggest challenges for myself is that I want to promote my fellow bloggers more.  As you look around the net there is millions of other recipes, helpful articles on any subject and some just plain funny posts that will put a smile on your face.  I hope you enjoy the 31 … [Read more...]


Spiced Pumpkin Cake ~ Fall Is Officially Here

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Fall is in the air in Colorado that is for sure. My parents even received 5 inches of snow at their place last week. I can't believe that it's truly upon us but I must say that I am ready for cooler temps. For those of you who don't know me you should be told that the colder temps the better. I have no problem keeping my house at 55 degrees, maybe I have three problems with that scenario: Cory, Coulter and Corbin. I love when the leaves start to turn and the air takes on that clean and … [Read more...]


Grand Champion One Bowl Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Through the years my mom taught my brother how to cook and fend for himself. Not knowing his way around a kitchen wasn't an option. He was responsible for cooking one meal a month same as I was from start to finish including the meal planning. He can grill a mean steak, whip up some wonderful potatoes and make a cake that won grand champion at the county fair each year. Now I said my brother knew his way around the kitchen and can read a recipe as good as anyone. He didn't really care to … [Read more...]


Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe

This amazing Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe is sure to be a sweet treat for anyone that tries it! The cupcake recipe, from All Recipes, really is amazing with the homemade frosting. The Cast Of Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated white sugar 1/2 cup whole milk plus 2 tablespoons whole milk 1/3 … [Read more...]


Blue Raspberry Lemonade Cupcake Recipe

Blue Raspberry Lemonade Cupcake Recipe

I have a few skills in the kitchen and one of those is making a mean cake.  I took cake decorating in 4-H and picked up a few skills from there, possibly more than a few but since decorating with kids I think they have suffered a tad.  Even though my skills have suffered doesn't keep me out of the kitchen though.  These days though I prefer to look for the easier recipes, you know the ones that I can dress up in a hurry and people rave about the flavor. The flavor is what truly … [Read more...]


Surprise Your Valentine With Moist & Delicious Carmel Apple Upside Down Cupcakes & Smothered (With Love) Chicken

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This Valentine’s Day you may be looking for something a little bit different to cook for your sweetie. But since Valentine’s falls on a Thursday it’s not like you’ll have a ton of extra time after your daily activities to put something together for dinner. So here are some easy Valentine’s recipes you can put together on a Thursday night: Smothered (with love) Chicken Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 2 ½ tsp chicken cooking base 1 ¾ cup water 2 tbsp flour ½ … [Read more...]


Rose Wine Cupcakes

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These Rose Wine cupcakes look and taste delicious.  They are a dream to make and everyone at your party will be raving.  I am thinking Valentine's Day cupcakes with their beautiful pink hue. Rose Wine Cupcake Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup rosé wine 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 egg whites 5 drops liquid red food color Rose Wine Cupcake Filling 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam Rose Wine Cupcake Frosting 6 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup … [Read more...]


Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes

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Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix 1 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup bourbon whiskey 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Filling 3/4 cup whipping cream 6 oz semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped 1/3 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Frosting 1 jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme (1 3/4 cups) 1 cup butter, softened 2 tablespoons vanilla-flavored vodka 3 cups powdered … [Read more...]


A Walk Down Memory Lane with Coca Cola Chocolate Cake

As I walk past a can of coke or an advertisement I am forced to take a walk down memory lane.  I was a huge Coca Cola collector including many wagons, stuffed animals, bottles from the Olympics, Disney World, playing cards for over ten years and the list just gets longer.  One of my fondest memories from my teen years is the time I spent working at TK's Truckstop.  Those who know me what I am talking about...think homemade french fries served with a Cheeseburger for $4.00 (a real … [Read more...]


8 Cupcake Wrappers of Choice from Bella Cupcake Couture

Mimi Loves All - 8 Cupcake Wrappers of Choice from Bella Cupcake Couture -  http://mimilovesall8.blogspot.com/2010/10/bella-cupcake-couture-reviewgiveaway.html - 11/18/2010 - 1 - USA … [Read more...]


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