My Wedding: The Cupcake Stand

by ilene on September 14, 2011 · 15 comments

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I have to devote a whole post to our stunning cupcake stand, it is my favorite DIY project for our wedding and I didn’t even make it myself.  The wedding cake and cupcakes display was going to be one of the focal points at our reception so I wanted something nicer than the cheap styrofoam […]

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If you haven’t yet figured out by looking at the baking section of my blog, I have a very big sweet tooth.  Once on a trip to NYC, I mapped out my own cupcake walking tour and hit seven bakeries in one afternoon!  Desserts are very, very important to me and so Jeff and I […]

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Happy Birthday, Jeff!!!

by ilene on July 7, 2011 · 2 comments

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Happy birthday, Jeff!! Today, I thank God for you and for another year of your life. This past year was one that will be hard to beat: you got married (to me!),  started a new life as a newlywed, traveled to some far flung places, graduated from business school and landed your dream job.   […]

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Mochi Cake Recipe

by ilene on April 11, 2011 · 10 comments

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Mochi. It’s a funny word. And if you aren’t Asian, then you have probably never heard of it and it sounds like a name for a puppy or some kind of itch. If you are Asian, then you wouldn’t bat your eye at eating rice and/or beans for dessert and you know that mochi is […]

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