Santa’s Coming!!! Elf Party for a Family Movie Night

This post is spon­sored by Oriental Trading Company, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own!   The holiday season is officially upon us, which for many means it’s time to break out the decorations and the family traditions! The weeks and days leading up to Christmas are my absolute favorite, from decking… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Whole Macadamia White Chocolate Crunch

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Hawaiian Host, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #HawaiianHoliday http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. If you’ve been following along on our sweet adventures, you know that our family adores all things tropical and Hawaiian! Since my husband is a surfer and… Read More »

Happy Huladays! Fondant Penguin Tutorial

I can just hear tropical music playing in the background, as these fondant penguin dancers hula their way into the holidays! I originally made these little ladies for our Mele Kalikimaka party a couple of years ago to celebrate my surfer husband’s December birthday. Though the holidays are often equated with Winter and snow, growing… Read More »

Sweet Holiday Fondant Candy Tutorial

No holiday would be complete without delicious sweets and these fondant candies are the perfect toppers for cupcakes, treats and even gingerbread house creations! Combining the traditional red and green Christmas colors with pops of pink and light brown adds a soft touch to this fondant candy collection. From lollipops to gumdrops to wrapped sweets,… Read More »

Lynlee’s Christmas Patisserie

I’m so very excited to announce the launch of the newest addition to Lynlee’s Petite Cakes’ offerings: inspirational and tutorial publications! I constantly receive requests and feedback for assistance in party styling and fondant/dessert tutorials and finally decided to supply ideas, tips and inspiration in more depth, with step-by-step instructions to aid in planning and… Read More »

Sweet Winter Wonderland

Today marks the first day of Winter! I have officially been on vacation this week and admit there have been several naps involved in my week’s itinerary, just like my good ‘ole friend, Snoopy! The temperature has been fairly mild here in Vegas, which has been pleasant, but I wouldn’t mind it getting a bit… Read More »

Mele Kalikimaka!

My husband’s birthday is in the month of December and since he’s a surfer boy (which is a tad challenging seeing as we live in the desert!), I thought I would add a bit of a tropical Christmas theme to the festivities! Since this month has been extremely hectic and jam-packed, we decided to go… Read More »

O Christmas Tree

Christmas is fast-approaching and while we still have not completed decorating our own tree,  I worked on re-creating the famous trees from the ever-classic cartoon “A Charlie Brown Christmas”! I am partial to Charlie Brown’s sparse tree with the lone ornament, but also wanted to include the big tree and characters laughing and singing (including… Read More »