Latest Sweet Finds

Downton Abbey Cost Plus World Market products

Let’s Get this Downton Abbey ParTEA Started!

This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market, but as always, all ideas and opinions are my own! When you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go... Downton! Oh wait, I don't think that's quite how it goes. Regardless, you can always be transported to the grand estate of Downton Abbey by this captivating period drama series. I must admit, despite the grand acclaim the show has received in the past few years, I had yet to begin following it... until now. I have indeed been … [Read More...]

Latest Fondant Cupcakes & Tutorials

Christmas elf fondant topper tutorial ~ Lynlee's

Have a Merry Elfin’ Christmas with this Fondant Tutorial!

Elves are popular in our household, from one of our favorite holiday movies "Elf" to our beloved Chipmunk, our Elf on the Shelf! My daughter looks forward to Chipmunk's return to our home all year long and has so much fun checking out his daily antics, ranging from simple to more elaborate set-ups. With a mere 10 more days until Christmas, Santa's elves are working overtime to get ready for the big day! A few years back, I made some cute little fondant elves as part of this Santa's workshop … [Read More...]

Guess WHOO’s Got an OWL-dorable Fondant Tutorial?!

We are in the midst of Fall, though it's hard to tell with the current weather here in the US, as the majority of the country is blanketed in snow, while the West Coast temperatures seem to be higher than usual! But regardless of the present climate, Thanksgiving is a mere five days away and the preparations to welcome families and friends for upcoming dinners and celebrations are in full swing. This year, we will actually be doing things a bit differently, as we will be partaking in a … [Read More...]

Rio de Janeiro fondant cupcakes ~ Lynlee's

It’s a Small World: A Tribute to Children from Rio!

A few months ago, I was contacted by Yanira Anglada from Cake Therapy who so graciously invited me to participate in a sugar artist collaboration to celebrate Universal Children's Day in the form of cupcakes! I was immediately on board and was over the moon when I was assigned the city of Rio de Janeiro in my native country of Brazil. As you may remember, we threw my mom a Let Me Take You to Rio party last year and I was super excited to revisit the theme and transform it into … [Read More...]

Latest Parties & Celebrations

Mug hot cocoa cupcakes ~ Lynlee's

Retro Christmas Baking Dessert Table Sneak Peek!

This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market, but as always, all ideas and opinions are my own! Can you believe there's just a little over a week left until Christmas?! I'm not even close to being done with my shopping, but I am happy to report I am all set with my holiday baking! As you probably know by now, I'm a big proponent of combining homemade baked goods with boxed mixes with ready-made items in all my dessert tables. It helps immensely to save both time and money... oh, and … [Read More...]

Christmas at Downton Abbey garden tea party ~ Lynlee's

Christmas at Downton Garden Tea Party

This post is spon­sored by Cost Plus World Mar­ket, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! Just prior to Thanksgiving, I posted about my excitement in partnering with Cost Plus World Market to throw a Downton Abbey themed par-TEA, while simultaneously binge-watching all four seasons of the show, consequently generating both good and bad news. The bad news is I have now watched every single episode that has aired here in the USA and am experiencing slight withdrawals, but the good … [Read More...]

Anabelle's Apple Cider & Bake Sale Stand ~ Lynlee's

Anabelle’s Apple Cider & Bake Sale Stand!

This post is spon­sored by KitchenAid, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! Though lemonade stands are the classic Summertime experience for children of all ages, it seems that the entire motif just exploded in the party scene recently. From actual stands to fundraising events and even birthday party themes, it seems that life has been handing out a plethora of lemons lately since everyone is making lemonade! The only problem is here in Vegas, the Summer temperatures can … [Read More...]

Latest Crafts & Recipes

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween ideas ~ Lynlee's

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

I can't believe Halloween is a mere TWO days away!!! We just returned from a trip to Disneyland to partake in all the Halloween fun they offer at the park, which included the perfect photo shoot … [Read More...]

Anabelle's Apple Cider & Bake Sale Stand ~ Lynlee's

Anabelle’s Apple Cider & Bake Sale Stand!

This post is spon­sored by KitchenAid, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! Though lemonade stands are the classic Summertime experience for children of all ages, it seems that … [Read More...]

Love Matches cake pop tutorial

Perfect Match: Valentine Cake Pops Tutorial

Now that February has arrived, Valentine's Day is just around the corner, along with the search for the perfect gift for your loved ones! Last year, I was inspired by retro Valentine images and … [Read More...]

Latest Family Fun

Vintage Minnie Halloween costume ~ Lynlee's

Vintage Minnie Mouse at Disneyland

We spent last weekend celebrating Halloween at the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland! We didn't attend Mickey's Halloween Party {an event for which you have to purchase separate tickets}, but one of … [Read More...]

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween ideas ~ Lynlee's

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

I can't believe Halloween is a mere TWO days away!!! We just returned from a trip to Disneyland to partake in all the Halloween fun they offer at the park, which included the perfect photo shoot … [Read More...]

School fondant toppers

Head Back to School as the Teacher’s Pet!

Have your kiddos headed back to school yet? My daughter starts school on Monday and we just attended her school function where she found out who her new teacher will be and who's in her class! It's … [Read More...]