• Gratitude: A 30 Day Photo Challenge

    It is an odd afternoon in Phoenix. It’s freezing with some rain and hail mixed in.  Snuggled under a bundle of blankets I was reading through my Facebook page this morning responding to some of the kind posts people have left (grateful for the ecouragement this Monday morning).  A particular post from a blogger I like, The Brown Eyed Baker, […]

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  • Amazing Cake Decorating Class

    I travelled out to California this week to take an amazing cake decorating class to learn how to work with intricate sugar flowers, molds and sugar paste. Who better to go to than, Melody Brandon, and her wonderful staff at Sweet & Saucy Shop, in Long Beach? Some people window shop looking at shoes, purses and jewelery but I go […]

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  • The Most Expensive Candy Corn

    Every fall one memory always comes to my mind. As I begin to see the store shelves fill with colorful candies there is one that stands out the most:  candy corns. Why, you ask?  I was 4 years old and had  a love affair with sweet things (go figure?). In our house, near the kitchen stood an […]

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  • What’s in a Name-The Baked Equation?

    I have been waiting quite awhile to start my blog. So many ideas have been swirling around my head.  So, where should I start? I thought I would begin with the question I am asked the most, “Why, The Baked Equation?” Why did you decide to call it that?” Anyone who has been with me in […]

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