Friday, May 25, 2012

Last Week in a Kitchen Far, Far Away....

Well, duh, what would YOU have named a post about Star Wars cupcakes? These were from the second order I received a week and a half ago from a repeat customer for her 5 year old son's birthday party. Thankfully, since these were ordered the same day as the Wonderland cupcakes and for the same weekend, she was fine with the same flavors. Again, I used fondant and gel food coloring for the decorations, hand molded the light sabers, and cut the stars out with cutters.

This time I'm not going to post the recipes because they're the exact same as the ones in the previous post. The only difference with these cupcakes is that the customer wanted the cream cheese, chocolate buttercream, and vanilla buttercream icings to be mixed and matched with the various cake flavors. From what I hear, they were a big hit! (Music to my ears) :)

I also promised to tell you about our newest family member....

Hey, I'm Jax :)

Excuse the dark eyes. Aunt Cierra had fun photo editing me :)

I love laying in Aunt Candice's lap!

My favorite pastime!

Life is good....


Isn't he a sweetheart? We adopted him last Saturday and he's acclimating to his new surroundings pretty well. A few things about beagles...they're energetic (most puppies are)...they're stubborn...they're biters (gotta break this!)...but, most of all...they're so lovable and want constant attention! He went to his first vet check up yesterday and we found out that he has Coccidia which, apparently, is fairly common in dogs from rescue situations. You can imagine, though, what it was like hearing that we have a sick puppy after everything we went through with our sweet dog, Buddy. Thankfully, the vet said that he should be just fine in a few days with the medication. He acts completely healthy...he just has a little diarrhea problem...lovely! Other than that, he is a ball of energy and the potty training is coming along. I think we forgot how much work a new puppy can be! :) The verdict: we love him! He's ours for better or worse and we look forward to a long, happy, healthy relationship with this little guy!

I'm heading up to Ga to visit some friends and family for the weekend and next week will be working on a wedding cake, so I'm not sure how much blogging will get done. We'll see. I do, however, have another awesome giveaway coming up involving some fabulous new kitchen products so be watching for that! Until next time, happy reading and, more importantly, happy cupcake-ing!

Linking up here every week: 


  1. Heather those cupcakes are awesome :-) and Jax is so cute, I will not let my little ones see those pictures, because they will be asking for a puppy again :-)

  2. May the frosting be with you!

  3. Oh these are too cool! And your little guy is so darn cute!!!

  4. Hi,

    I’ve started My Sweet Party, where I every month host a party with a theme (MAY theme is CHOCOLATE). The party is ongoing the entire duration of the month and then I will choose my top three favourites and feture those blogs. I would LOVE you to join My Sweet Party!


  5. Great Post!Newest follower via blog hop! Glad I found you! Please follow back!?

  6. Hi you are doing something I wish I could do... made cupcakes. I love them and would probably eat more than sell!!! :)But once you are doing something you love it is worth it.
    I am your newest follower, please follow me back.

  7. These are awesome! They are almost as cute as that little puppy of yours. Thanks so much for linking up at Whatcha' Whipped Up. Hope to see you there again!

  8. Such adorable cupcakes! Your new puppy is a cutie! Thanks for linking up and sharing with us @ Toot Your Horn Tuesday!


  9. Hi!

    You joined My Sweet Party in May and in a few days I'll feature my top three favourites. So make sure to visit soon to see if your recipe was one of my favourites.

    Today there's a new month and a new theme. I really hope you'd like to join again!


  10. Your puppy is too cute!!! The star wars cupcakes are too!! ;) I know some star wars fans that would love these!

  11. Those cupcake flavors sound amazing! My husband is a Star Wars lover and so are my nephews. They would have loved these cupcakes at their birthday party. Jax is such a sweet puppy! Hope you had a fun vacation and can't wait to see the wedding cake! I wish I could be a baker, I had fun decorating a cake back in high school when I had to make one for a special home tutor grade. I'm a new follower, now I want to go out and get some cupcakes. =)

  12. My husband would flip over those! So fun! And your new puppy is too stinkin' cute! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  13. I am the first in a third generation Star Wars family of geeks. My hubby and I loved Star Wars in the 70's and 80's. Now even my grandbabies are loving it. What a great post Star Wars yummy cupcakes and the most adorable little puppy, Jax!! Thanks for sharing. Just popping over from The Grant Life to check this out:) I would love for you to share this at Freedom Fridays. So hoping to see you there!
    PS Am now following you.

  14. I love these! So easy and great for that star wars fan that I have. I've got this filed away for a birthday! Now following through GFC. Love from Whimsically Homemade.
    PS - Your puppy is adorable!

  15. Heather, These cupcakes are amazing! I love the light sabers. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. I can’t wait to see what you link up next week. Have a great weekend.


    P.S. Jax is darling!

  16. The cupcakes look out of this world! ha,ha, sorry I'm totally cheesy like that! They really do look great though. Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.
    P.S. Your puppy is adorable.

  17. Those cupcakes are so fun! Perfect for the summer season! and oh my goodness, Jax is ADORABLE!! Thanks for sharing on "Strut Your Stuff Saturday!" We hope to see you this friday! -The Sisters


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