Aubrey is 6! Pink & Gold Macaron Party

my daughter turned 6! six wonderful years have passed with this little ball of energy and we could not be more proud the the little girl she has become. to celebrate, we had a small group of girls over for some sweets and fun, but we also did a 'big girl' makeover in her room! all inspired by The Land of Nod confectionary bedding, her room and birthday party were filled with macarons and pops of … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Macarons

halloween is one of my FAVORITE times of the year! to celebrate i am partnering with a ton of creative minds from some of my most talented blogging friends!! we are bringing you over 110 fabulous halloween ideas! from costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun ideas to share - i guarantee you'll find a project you would love! today i am sharing my … [Read more...]

4th of July Macarons – American Flag French Macarons

4th of july macarons - american flag recipe | tutorial | template these are one of my FAVORITE macarons from my book Gourmet French Macarons - i love them SO much i am sharing them with you today along with the recipe & tutorial from the book. i have edited it down a bit - the book has WAY more tips and tricks than shown here - but this should be enough to give you success with this recipe … [Read more...]

Sweet Book Tour Recap!

this past april i had the most amazing opportunity to join with lynlee of lynlee's petite cakes (author of Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers), glory of glorious treats (author of Glorious Layered Desserts), and kris of goods by kcreative (author of Pop Art) on a book tour through California! i am so thankful for these talented women who i was able to travel with and all of the lovely people who … [Read more...]

Easter Macarons!

happy easter! if you already have a copy of Gourmet French Macarons then these adorable easter macarons will be very familiar! there are over 75 unique macaron designs in my book and these are some of my favorite of the easter section! there are also carrot cake carrot shaped macrons, spring chick macarons, baby duck macarons, as well as the easter bunny macaron and the easter egg macarons! i love … [Read more...]


i'm so excited to announce the new book tour schedule for Party Food For Girls! i'll be joining with other creative and talented authors at multiple locations to meet you all, visit, and of course sign books! i will also have copies of Gourmet French Macarons in case you were not able to make it last time i was in the area! 2014 Book Tour APRIL 12 - SAN DIEGO -  Do It with Icing 7240 Clairemont … [Read more...]