Indulge Me

 So it has been a while since my last post…at least longer than usual.
It’s the end of my beloved summer.  The kids go back to school on Tuesday and I am in mourning.
My littlest goes to Kindergarten this year.
So, while I have been busy with end of the summer activities I have neglected my bi-weekly posts.
I will tell you, I have been baking…BUT I have either been baking for others, or baking some of our favorites.  
Like this one…or these (yum!) and these too.
If you click on any of those links you will be whisked away to past sugary success stories.
SO until I share a new recipe with you here’s a peek at what else has been going on in my kitchen lately…
Some basketball cookies…
A Yogi Bear cake…
Some birthday cake cookies…
Some adorable birthday snakes for a little guy turning “6”
A giant cupcake…
Some fun hearts for a little girl’s birthday party…
This order was for a Tiffany themed wedding shower…
and a cake to match
The bow had disco dust on it to give it a shimmer…
 I made these cookies for a new cafe on Baxter Street in Soho
the cafe is called blue bird sky.
If you are in Manhattan, stop by and give it a try.  It’s right off Canal Street, so it’s super easy to find!
And finally a skateboard cake for a boy names Ty, who turned 7.
I also used disco dust on this cake to give it the look of the rough sandy-material on the underside of skateboards…(sorry I don’t know what that material is called).  
The disco dust doesn’t really photograph well, but it looked good in person 😉
 Hope everyone has a great Labor Day weekend!

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Fantastic! I especially ? the Tiffany cookies and cake.

Domestic Sugar

Oh my gosh, the snake 6 is soooo cute! I AM IN LOVE!

Good luck getting everyone back!


LOVE the snakes and skateboard. (What can I say: I have boys.)


Wow, you have been BUSY! I love it ALL, but especially the Tiffany theme, and that snake is so clever!

Jenn @ BentoForKidlet
Jenn @ BentoForKidlet

Everything is so amazing!! I especially love the snack 6's! Cute cute!!


You are the cookie master! Those snake cookies are adorable.


Wow, you definitely have been busy this summer!! I absolutely adore the little present cookies and especially the cake to match. They color is gorgeous. Can I put in my order now? lol. WIshing your little one the best on the first day of Kindergarten.

Kristie Maynard

Sure looks like you have been busy baking and decorating.
I hate the end of summer! And this year is the first one in 17 yrs that I am not sending a kid to school in September. My daughter will be starting college in January, but now September students this year. I can't believe it!


Those snake cakes are the cutest thing ever.

Diane {}
Diane {}

All your projects look great!!!
My kids have been in school for three and a half weeks and I still can't seem to get in the grove again! The weather isn't helping either it's been 110 for at least a week. Love that you shared all your pretty treats! Have a wonderful weekend!

Monica H

Well you've been busy! I like the color combo of the heart cookies- pretty!


You make the most beautiful cakes and cookies. I am sitting here with my husband, he peaked over my shoulder and said, "wow, what a beautiful cake!" when he saw your cake:)

Sweet Sins

I love the snake 6! You are so talented I love it all!!


You have been busy! And you don't fail to disappoint! These cookies and cakes are beautiful. I especially loved those snakes…they made me smile. Thank you for sharing…I hope your baby's transition to school goes well.

Cookie Sleuth

Lovely creations! Any tips for making the giant cupcake?


Beautiful work! Busy lady- good for you!

Amy K

You have been a busy gal…of course they're all fantastic!

I love anything vanilla; how did I never see your Death by Vanilla bars….YUM!!!

cookies and cups

Thanks everyone for the kind words 🙂

Cookie Sleuth ~ Here's my tip for the cupcake…grease grease grease your pan!! Seriously, make sure that you have it greased liberally. The first time I made the cake I did my usual butter/flour pan prep. No bueno. The next time I made sure to grease up a little better, but still had a bit of stickage. Now I have decided that baking spray is the way to go for this pan and haven't had an issue since.


So many cute creations! You have been one busy lady lately!

Mir Made

Very nice! I really like your blog. Keep the good work and have fun doing it.

Judy Nebeker

You are so talented! I love those cookies with the '6' snakes. My grandson is turning 6 tomorrow, maybe I'll get brave and give those a try. I love your blog! Good luck dropping that little guy off at kindergarten, my baby started kindergarten 14 years ago. Time goes so fast!


I love the snake cookies!

Cupcake Crazy Gem

Wow you have been seriously busy!!! I adore the basketball cookies and the tiffany's cookies and cake are so clever! you have defo got some skills!

Sara Tea

You're so talented!! I'm obsessed with those little 6 snakes, TOO cute.


Well I see why you've been mia….busy, busy!

Hope your kiddos have a good first day!


you deserve a restful labor day–you've been slaving away and accomplishing so much awesomeness! such impressive work, mia. 🙂


Wow, that is a lot of work – tasty beautiful work! I really like the Tiffany cake. When I clicked on the links I was so pumped to see the pretzel treats. Yum! I make them a litle different, but they are awesome. Pretzel on the bottom, caramel kiss on top and squished down with a pecan. Ooh, I can taste the sweet and salty now…


WOW you have been really busy!!! it all looks AMAZING!


Wow – what gorgeous stuff. You so incredibly talented.


You are amazing! I love the snake cookies. How fun!

Erika Beth, the Messy Chef
Erika Beth, the Messy Chef

Um, are there any left overs? These all look fantastic!


You HAVE been busy! The hearts are adorable and I sure hope the little 6 year old loved his snakes. But the winner is the ribbon cake. Fabulous!

I think I was an unusual mother…I loved it when my last one went off to school. 🙂 Look at it this way: you have more time to accomplish things. On the other hand, you're probably involved with school activities and will be doubly busy!


You make the most adorable cookies!!!

bridget {bake at 350}
bridget {bake at 350}

Oh my goodness!!! You HAVE been busy! Love everything and especially the snakes!