4 vanilla cupcakes with white frosting and red/white/blue sprinkles with square cupcake toppers on toothpicks: I Voted (so I deserve a cupcake), Future Voter, My Mom Voted, My Dad Voted, on white platter in front of blue ombre pumpkins

Printable Election Day Cupcake Toppers for a Bake Sale

Bake sales are a tried-and-true fundraising method. Since the baked goods are donated, all the proceeds go towards the cause. In just a few short hours, hundreds of dollars can be raised. One common bake sale opportunity is on Election Day since polls are typically open all day. To make

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Sliced Loaf of Earl Grey Pound Cake on white platter with lemons and cup of tea

Earl Grey Pound Cake

Coffee houses have been slowly but surely adding more teas to their menus in recent years. As someone who loves the smell of coffee, but not the taste, I always order tea. If I want to treat myself, I get either a chai latte or a London fog latte. I

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Glazed Lemon Lime cookies on blue green glass plate with bottles of Young Living brand lemon and lime essential oils

Delicious Lemon Lime Cookies

If you ask someone if they bake homemade cookies, they would probably say chocolate chip or some form of Christmas cookies. But as the weather gets warmer, you might be looking for something with a “brighter” flavor. After looking through some lemon cookie recipes, I decided to put my own

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Irish soda bread on cutting board with Luck of the Irish towel

Best Authentic Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Around St. Patrick’s Day, grocery stores and bakeries sell premade loaves of Irish Soda Bread. After all, what better to accompany a dinner of corned beef and cabbage? However, the texture and flavor of store-bought soda bread leaves much to be desired. Maybe it is because I was raised eating

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11 Best Gifts for Bakers

Now that we are well into fall, the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, we will be facing the crazy last-minute rush to finish our shopping for gifts. Each year, I say I will make an effort to get some shopping done before Thanksgiving so I

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