Sweet Tea and Lemonade Cake

I’m as southern as the days are long, but this is a first for me – baking a sweet tea and lemonade cake!  I mean, sure, southerners are known for their good food and their sweet tea.  But to be totally honest, I haven’t had sweet tea in years – unsweetened for me, thank you […]

Jewelry – The Finishing Touch

What girl doesn’t love jewelry and playing dress up?  Jewelry is like the icing on a cake.  It can turn a ho hum outfit into a beautiful work of art. In order to accessorize, glamorize and not clownorize (I made this word up), let’s look at a few basic rules that will help make jewelry […]

Hit or Miss – Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake

When I received my Southern Living magazine (if you live in the south, you are required to subscribe to Southern Living – it’s actually young, hip, cool, chic – well, you get the picture) last week, the cover photo of their Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake captured my attention immediately!  Duh!  That’s why it’s on the […]

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

To me, the perfect breakfast includes a nice cup of decaf (click to read about my coffee experience) and a big chunk of Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake.  And, since we are in the midst of blueberry season and my brother-in-law just happens to own a blueberry/blackberry farm, I’m in blueberry heaven! Helpful Hint:  Planning a summer brunch? […]