Author: Erica

cookie monster cupcakes!

I’m sick and tired of subtweets. Subtweets are basically the epitome of digital passive-agressiveness… precariously bordering on downright aggressive.  According to Urban Dictionary, “subtweet” is short for “subliminal tweet” which is directly referring to a particular person without mentioning their name — i.e. talking about someone behind their back (but actually directly in their face […]

tres leches cake!

NOBODY IS LISTENING TO YOU! And I’m not saying that in a mean way. When I was in elementary school, my teachers pegged me as “a shy kid.”  Thing is, I was never shy — actually I’ve always been a performer and a little crazypants.  In those elementary school days, I’d often be prancing around […]

easy king cake

Ever since I was young,  I have been disturbed by the concept putting trinkets into cake.   Yule logs with coins in them, Epiphany cakes with thimbles in them, Mardi Gras king cakes with babies in them (plastic babies).  They’re all a disaster waiting to happen.  I’m expecting to bite into a soft, sweet, cream […]

yeasted king cake

Snow days are better than regular holidays for three reasons… 1) No expectations of doing something super fun and fabulous. When people ask me “what did you do with your snow day?” “rolled around on the floor for a while,”  “watched three episodes of Jerseylicious” (does that show still exist?), and “played with dough all […]