Archive for the ‘Summer’ Category

How to Make Ice Cream Cookie Bowls

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Cookies and ice cream are two of my favorite things! Who doesn’t love cookie dough ice cream or cookie crumbles as a topping on their ice cream? Then there’s my favorite – a warm cookie skillet with a scoop of ice cream on top! So, you can imagine my delight when I heard about the Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl pan. (more…)

Beach Cake Techniques: Shells and Shade

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Nothing says summer like the beach, but a beach cake with just sand and water can be boring. Dress up your cake with seashells and palm trees! (more…)

Beach Cake Techniques: Sand and Surf

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Summer is here – it’s time to hit the beach or have a beach party! What’s a beach party without a beach cake? Here are a few ways to make key features for your themed cake. First and most important are sand and water. (more…)

Baby’s First Birthday Luau

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

It’s August and summer is in full swing so it’s time to limbo, baby! My sweet little boy, Matthew, turned one year young last week so we hung pineapples from the trees and threw the best Baby’s First Luau ever! (more…)

Movie Night Treat Idea

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Summer vacation is the time to keep children occupied with fun activities. Teens especially love hanging out with their friends watching movies. When my daughter recently invited some friends over for Friday night movies, I thought of the perfect treat for them – an “Admit One” rice cereal treat! Kids love rice cereal treats, and I love not turning on the oven in the summer!  (more…)

Celebrate Summer with Ice Cream Treats

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month, and July 17th is National Ice Cream Day? Celebrate by having a one-of-a-kind ice cream social! (more…)

The Wonder Mold Pan – Doll Cakes and Much More!

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The Wonder Mold Pan is a 3-dimensional baking pan that makes it easy to create fun and creative cakes for many occasions! You’ll find many uses for this pan – including graduations, Halloween, and Christmas celebrations. (more…)

Cookout with Wilton for the 4th!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Friends, family, fireworks, and of course, cookouts. The 4th of July has become a day not only to celebrate our country, but also to spend quality time with the people you love. What better way to celebrate than with a cookout? And, who better to better to help you do this than Wilton?  (more…)

Flip Flop Cookies – Easy Like a Summer Breeze

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

It’s finally summer! What better way to welcome summer and a friend’s birthday than with flip flops. Flip flop cookies, that is! (more…)

Hot Time, Summer in the City – Cake Decorating at its Most Challenging

Monday, June 14th, 2010

I’ll never forget that morning last August walking into the Bake, Decorate, Celebrate! taping studio.  Before leaving the night before, my assistants Joann and Linda, and I had decorated the many projects needed for the next day’s tapings – all in various stages of being decorated with fondant, buttercream or both – and set them on racks in the studio. What I found the next day was floppy fondant flowers drooping off cake top borders, icing colors bleeding from soft royal icing decorations and buttercream bubbling off the sides of cakes.

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