Summer Blueberry Lemon Iced Cupcakes Recipe (gluten free) + enter the Bruegger’s Bagels gift card giveaway!
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food / Giveaway

Summer Blueberry Lemon Iced Cupcakes Recipe (gluten free) + enter the Bruegger’s Bagels gift card giveaway!

Blueberries are the tastiest in summer. The peak of their season is mid-late summer. Each year, B and I think that we should definitely, this year, go berry picking and somehow summers end up going by without berry picking. I’m not ready to say “good bye” to summer yet, so I think we still have a … Continue reading

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Cupcake Sundae in Paris
Culinary Creations and Recipes / Favorite Places / Gourmet the BlueBoots Way

Cupcake Sundae in Paris

For a special surprise, I made a few of B’s favorite things in a new Paris mug (they also have London, San Francisco, and New York) with illustrations of many of the wonderful things to do and sights to see in Paris. Why Paris? Because we are currently planning an awesome trip as we are headed there in … Continue reading

Hypercutesemia
Adventure in Normal Life / Artsy / sketches / Unexpected

Hypercutesemia

I took a study break from reading about ethnic differences in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes to sketch this little guy, who is up to no good. See him eyeing that cupcake? I am sure many of us understand how he feels. Instead of hyperglycemia, excess sugar, I think we have a case … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Nutella Cupcakes
Food

Peanut Butter and Nutella Cupcakes

Although it was truly a laborious and detailed process (perhaps because I had to improvise, my kitchen not yet being as expertly equipped with wonderful tools), the end result was well worth it. I made them for my roommate’s birthday (which is today) and “just because.” I’m always up for a challenge. 24 cupcakes + … Continue reading

Crumbs
Good Eats

Crumbs

CRUMBS. That’s the name of the cute little place where they make the BEST cupcake I have ever eaten. Moving from California where friends raved about cupcakes,and would take a trip over to Sprinkles , that famous cupcakerie in L.A. to satisfy their cravings, I was a little less than inclined to voluntarily eat a … Continue reading