Monday, March 19, 2012

Some fun things.

I have a love/hate relationship with routine.
I wish I was organized and I do try. Honestly.
For example I've tried having scheduled posts on the blog.
Mondays are usually recipe days, Fridays are party days, etc.
But schedules and routines, they kind of bore me.
As soon as I get into the swing of things I start itching for spontaneity.
(I believe that's a major reason it took us 6 months to get Lily on a nap schedule.)
So I learned that lesson and we don't stray far from the sleep schedule.
But that means when I'm feeling rebellious I'll be taking it out on the blog.
Sorry for those of you who prefer order.
Today, I'll be talking about a little of everything so here it goes.

(See? Total random-ness & chaos :) I love this picture of Milo though! It's from our Friday afternoon sunshine basking party. Ahh... spring!)

First off I'm offering a cupcake class on April 17!
This is SO EXCITING to me so you might be hearing a lot about it.
Hope you're excited too :)
It's $40 and you get to come hang out with me for 2 1/2 hours.
Snacks are included of course. ( I don't really believe in getting together with out snacks.)
All supplies and ingredients are included.
We'll mix, bake AND decorate beautiful cupcakes and you get to take home a dozen (which is a $36 value all by itself.)
I'll also send you home with the recipe and let's be honest there will probably be prizes.
Soooooo if you live in or near Denver, please sign up!
I would love to party with you :)

I have a second piece of exciting news today.
I am now baking from a certified gluten free kitchen!!
Deby's gluten free bakery is a wonderful and well known shop in Denver,
and I am now renting space from them!
Monica, the owner, has been nothing but wonderful & I am so excited about working with her :)
Plus, it means there is no chance of anything being cross contaminated so even the most gluten sensitive can rest assured.

(Here I am on my first day headed in to "work" at the commercial space... and feeling like a dork :) Hunter insisted that I document the moment for my blog.)

Coming soon...
My very first scone recipe!
These got enthusiastic thumbs ups around here,
but we're far from scone experts :)
So I sent out the recipe for a test run.
A sweet reader actually requested a scone recipe so she is testing them out and letting me know.
The recipe will post as soon as I get the go ahead from Kate!


Final piece of important news for the day:
I went to Canvas & Cocktails with my friend Sarah last week.
And now I have new art :)
I'm not much of a painter but my chandelier makes me proud.

Have a wonderful & blessed Monday!

16 comments:

  1. Oh man, I wish I could take your cupcake class! I will be making the scones tomorrow morning!!! I can't wait!

    :)

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  2. awww i wish i could attend your cupcake class!!

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  3. Wow your paintings are gorgeous ! I am so impressed!! I also would love to come to your cupcake class.

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  4. I wish I lived in CO so I could take your cupcake class! Congrats on your new space to bake!!! Your chandelier artwork is so beautiful too!!

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    1. I so wish that too! Maybe I could have a virtual class on ichat? :)

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  5. Love love this post! Sorry I can't attend your classes...too far away, but hey, I can always come bach here to salivate! lol! Thanks for sharing...Have a good one! Hugs

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  6. wow, you did great painting i love it ;-)

    * i actually sale my paintings near my home ;-)

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  7. I don't do "routine" either. :-) Feels too confining or structured ~

    I would LOVE to be there for your class! Just a bit far for me. I know it will be so much fun and informative too.

    Great pic and congrats on the commercial space.

    Pat

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  8. P.S. Are you aware of the word verification thingy on your blog? The words are so difficult to see... I know a lot of bloggers are unaware so just thought I'd mention it.

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    1. Thank you Pat!! I didn't ever know how to check and I thought I had turned it off. I think I figured it out now :)

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  9. If only I was close by....I would be there! And seems you are not only quite the baker, but artist as well:D Enjoy your day!

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  10. commercial space and an upcoming class....great things are happening, so happy for you!

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  11. I feel ya! I want to be more organized but I get tired of routines! Its a no win with me! LOL! Anyhow, I love scones! I cannot wait to get your scone recipe Also, I wish I was there to attend the class!

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  12. Congrats on the class; I wish I lived closer to you!

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  13. Oh man do those cupcakes look good right about now.. YUM!

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