• Cooking,  Cupcakes,  Dessert Recipes,  recipes

    Peanut-Filled Devil’s Food Cupcakes

    These cupcakes are amazingly moist and soft! The filling tastes just like a Reese’s Cup! If you are a peanut butter and chocolate combo freak, these cupcakes are the perfect solution to ease your cravings! The recipe calls for a ganache frosting but I was in a hurry when I made these, so I just frosted them with regular chocolate frosting and they were still super-awesome! Happy baking…happy eating! Peanut-Filled Devil’s Food Cupcakes INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups cake flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking…

  • Cupcakes,  Family,  Featured,  Funny,  General,  Inspirational,  Kids

    How Much Is A Homemaker Worth?

    It seems like every year just after the new year has started someone comes up with the same article entitled “How Much Is a Homemaker Worth?” I find these articles particularly amusing because they barely scratch the surface of what we moms do.  Usually, these articles are written by men…this year I believe it was written by a woman…Porcshe Moran.  All of the usual job titles are covered of course: private chef, house cleaner, child care, driver, laundry service, lawn care…blah, blah, blah. What I want to know is why, if they’re going to insist on doing these articles, they don’t include ALL of our job titles?  Here’s the list…

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    Cupcakes Anyone?

    Ok, so I’m trying to come up with something dessert-ish for the kid’s lunches the other day and I thought about making cupcakes! The only problem with cupcakes in lunches is if you put the frosting on the top it will be a horrible mess by the time they get to lunch…not to mention the fact that there is practically no way to wrap a cupcake to even put it in a lunchbox in the first place. (Note to self, Self…invent a cupcake box similar to the neat sandwich ones they have at Wal-Mart!) Well, until I get to inventing the cupcake box I will simply do what I did…