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Our Bakesale: A Wrap Up

I am pleased to announce that our little vegan bakesale for Japan resulted in a mighty donations. We made almost $800 for Shelter Box charities.  The day was absolutely beautiful and we met so many wonderful and generous people who were so eager to help.  We had so many delicious goodies to sell, it was no wonder that by the end of the afternoon, we’d nearly sold out of everything!  We had cookies, cupcakes, hand pies, chocolate-dipped macaroons, rice crispy treats, peanut butter cups, cream filled eggs, savory crostatas and I can’t even remember what else!  (Although I did
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The Dino Cake

So a couple of weeks ago my friend asked me if I could make a cake for her son’s birthday! “Of course!” I said, “No problem.” But, as she explained, her son really, really wanted a dinosaur cake. Now I can frost a cake and cupcake with the best of them but a dinosaur cake is a whole other animal (sorry for the pun). There are misshapen edges, weird angles, layers of frosting and piping and a whole host of other things that can go wrong. But, I wanted to challenge myself and make my friend’s son happy, so I of course, said yes. I found a great mold
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Welcome, 2013!

Happy New Year!  I hope it was a beautifully, blessed year for you all.  2012 was very busy.  We finally got our cookies onto Ralph’s shelves (for those of you who don’t live in Southern California, Ralph’s is a huge grocery retailer).  That was a huge deal for us.  The cookies have done well and we’re looking to introduce some new gluten-free products very soon! Life was a bit of a blur this past year.  My youngest is about to turn a year-eek!  And with two kids, a business and a household to run, some days I feel like my head is going to fall off.  It’s
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