Mocha Swiss Meringue Buttercream

My dad turned 70 last weekend and we’re celebrating his birthday this weekend. If there’s anyone who loves my baking more than my 22 year old, it’s my dad.  He’s at my house every Friday (to pick up the flyers and bottle recycling) and I almost always have a little treat for him.  He’s truly…

Lebkuchen

   Normally right before Christmas I make the trek to the German market, but this year I just didn’t have the time, so I was missing out on some of the things I normally have around Christmas.  Lebkuchen are one of those things that I always get for myself.   With the holidays now over…

Minecraft Cake

There are 3 people on this planet I would do anything for, two of them are my boys, the other one is my nephew.  He just turned 9 and is obsessed with Minecraft.    About a month or so ago my younger sister and I were at a craft fair when she saw and bought…

Pretzel Buns

  With the New Year starts a few changes around our house.  My oldest son decided to take a few years off from University to figure things out and has started working full time.  My younger son has already been working full time with my husband until he figures out what he wants to do. …