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Pumpkin Wedding Cake


Of the best things about fall is the annual visit to the local pumpkin farm. We get to pick our own pumpkins out in the fields and then it’s time to buy pumpkin doughnuts.

There’s no denying that the pumpkins are the stars of the season.

And so, if you’re planning a fall wedding it only makes sense to add some pumpkins to your decor or even to the dessert table. Read More


Sand Colored Ombre Seashell Cake

sand color ombre seashell cake

Why don’t I just declare it “Beachy Monday?” Or “Summer State of Mind Day?”

I seem to gravitate toward beach-themed cakes. Because. I. Love. Them. As you well know, I make my home a little inland from the very southern east coast, and I’d be even more coastal if I had my way about it.

But this cake is simply GORG! I mean, it’s not enough that it has SEASHELLS…but it’s OMBRE TOO! And sand-colored at that. Friends joke sometimes that my signature color is khaki, so you know I’m diggin’ that background. But that’s not all there is to the adorableness…the Read More


Ombre Ruffle Cake

Ombre Ruffle Wedding Cake

We have to end Ruffle Week 2011 with a bang…I believe that is cake is the cake to do just that.

I’m not sure there is anything more “Fall 2011″ than Ombre & Ruffles.  When you combine them, wonderful, wonderful things happen.  Like this cake from Maggie Austin Cakes. (If you’d like to know about Maggie Austin Cakes – and trust me, you do – check out this week’s Round-Up for a terrific article about the artist.)

In case you have no idea what I am talking about, ombre is basically taking the same shades of one color and having the colors scale from light to dark.  We’ve talked about it a time or two here.  I have Read More