Well, sadly my blogging hasn’t been as often as I would like lately. Between baking, decorating, client calls, tasting, working on the store, and employee training I am barely finding time to sleep (which is my #1 priority if you know me!). Within the last 6 days I think I pulled three 15-20 hour days and the rest were at least 12 hours…talk about exhaustion! I do have to say that I am so thankful for my new assistant Louisa! She helped me out so much this past week and I am so excited to have her on my team! I also treated myself to some much needed pampering today and indulged in a one hour massage…can you say HEAVEN!!! I have to say that massages are one of my favorite things in the world and I think I will be scheduling many more in the upcoming future!
Well enough about me and my aches and pains, lets get to the good stuff…DESSERTS! This post is going to be a schmorgasboard of wonderful delights! This first photo is from my girlfriend’s recent 25th birthday party. When she called me to see if I could make the cake of course I said yes! I wanted to do more of a homespun look for the cake and used a simple fresh flower to decorate it.
The cake was chocolate cake with layers of espresso kahlua cream cheese frosting and chocolate ganache. I also thought I’d throw in a photo of my gorgeous girlfriends…I am so blessed!
And of course my lovely girlfriend Kate!
These second group of photos are from some recent events that I did with Courtney Toney from Joyful Weddings & Events. She is a fantastic wedding & event planner and I have been so privileged to work with her. She set up this whole candy bar and commissioned me to make the matching flower cookies.
This other event was a fun hawaiian-themed engagement party that Courtney threw. She asked me to do the desserts and this is what we came up with. Thanks to her hubby for the great photos.
Lastly I wanted to leave you with some photos from the update of the dessert studio! The wall is up, the plumbing done in the bakery part, and the construction sign is up too!
Thanks so much to my Uncle Dan at Instant Signs who made this for me!
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