Cookie Dough Cupcake

A while back I had jury duty. To cheer myself up after lunch, I stopped by Citizen Cake and got a cupcake. I selected the lovely cookie dough cupcake you see above. It was quite delicious and worth every calorie. They did an amazing job capturing the flavor of cookie dough in the frosting. Yum,…

Chocolate Caramels

Old photo from back in March. Remember the bake sale from last year? Where I made marshmallows, toffee and cupcakes? Well, same bake sale this year except this year I had to be out of town. Yeah, I know. It killed me too not to be able to make tons of cupcakes again. Especially since…

Farmer’s Market Bag

Another successful bag. The design for this bag went through several iterations, but finally turned out. It’s rather simple and easy to make. Here’s just a picture for now. I might post the pattern later. It holds a surprisingly large amount and it has a very wide shoulder strap so it’s actually quite comfortable even…

Risen Grøt

Risen grøt is basically sweet rice boiled in milk (we used lactaid for me). So, sorta like rice pudding. They eat it as an actual meal in Norway. Typically eaten as above with butter, sugar and cinnamon. It still tastes like dessert to me much as blintzes (which are a meal to me) taste like…

Buttercup Bag Part 3 – Wrap up

So, I have now finished the Buttercup Bag. As I mentioned in the first post, Rae from Made by Rae is super for giving us this pattern and I definitely plan on making it again. There were a couple bumps. It also took a while since I was taking pictures the whole time so that…

Beach bag

More old posts, but new pictures. I bought this fabric ages ago from the bargain bin (both the outside and liner) and had been meaning to make a beach bag for ages. I finally got around to doing so. I’m quite happy with the way it came out. The outside fabric is some thick duck…