Latest Sweet News

BASH Conference ~

What happens at BASH… is All Recapped Here!

Last Spring, when the Sweet Book Tour was in full swing and I was trav­el­ing quite a bit, I attended a con­fer­ence where I had the chance to finally meet so many party girls that I had befriended on-line in per­son! One of those atten­dees was Michelle Burt from Mad­dy­cakes Muse, who is not only amaz­ingly… Read More »

Latest Fondant Cupcakes & Tutorials

Cherry Pie Fondant Cupcake Tutorial ~ Lynlee's

Cutie Pie Fondant Cupcake Tutorial

My dad always recounts that his father {my grandfather} used to claim that he liked two kinds of pie: hot and cold! I've gotta say that I'm a little more particular about my pie, but I like all the usual suspects, especially the seasonal and traditional pies, such as good 'ole fashioned apple pie and the Fall favorite of  pumpkin pie. Regardless of the flavor, one thing's for sure ~ it must be à la mode! Today is National Pie Day and what better way to celebrate than with an adorable … [Read More...]

Lynlee's Vintage Valentine Fondant Cupcake Tutorials

Honey Bee Mine: Valentine Fondant Cupcake Tutorial

A couple of seasons ago, I released a publication, Lynlee's Vintage Valentines, containing the step-by-step instructions to create four sweet Valentine fondant cupcake toppers. Since it continues to be one of my most popular tutorials, I thought it would be fun to share the directions for the Honey Bee Mine fondant topper for your Valentine cupcakes this year! Materials Needed: ♥  Red, light blue, yellow and black fondant ♥  Fondant rolling pin with 1/8" guide rings ♥  Rolling pastry … [Read More...]

Lil’ Peanut Baby Shower Fondant Toppers

Do you have cute little nicknames for your children or those of your family and friends? My daughter's started in utero when we didn't yet know the gender and simply called her Peanut! As she was born and grew older, her nicknames have changed and evolved into inexplicable and shortened versions, but Peanut will always be the first for us and for many other parents-to-be. I was inspired by this pet name to create these sweet little fondant cupcake toppers, perfect for celebrating and welcoming a … [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...]