Carrot Cake Cupcakes w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Today I turn 29. 29!  Wowza. 28 was a pretty good year.  I started this blog.  Vacations were spent ocean side.  There was a new job.  26.2 was accomplished. There were more moments of joy than moments of sorrow.  Laughter was abundant.  Crying was sparse.  Opportunities were seized.  Leaps of faith were taken.  Old friends remained constant and newContinue reading “Carrot Cake Cupcakes w/ Cream Cheese Frosting”

Snow Storms and Chocolate Cupcakes

I love snow storms.  It is more of a conditional love, but love nonetheless. The conditions include… Being at home, in sweatpants, on my couch, drinking a hot cup of something, watching the snow accumulate out side my window.  I don’t want to go to work or attend any planned event…Truth be told,  I really don’tContinue reading “Snow Storms and Chocolate Cupcakes”

Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Cupcakes

Start doing sit-ups now.  Log a few miles.  Pump some iron.  Run some stairs.  I did.  Why?  One word, cupcakes.  Take notice of the platter, my lovely grandmother painted it!  Awesome, right? Not just any cupcake.  These are chocolate cupcakes, filled and iced with a Bailey’s infused chocolate ganache and chocolate buttercream icing.  Maybe I should haveContinue reading “Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Cupcakes”