Thursday, November 24, 2011

"Give thanks to the Lord for He is good and His love endures forever."

So thankful to everyone who helped make this a wonderful year.

Sweet Blessings for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A Cup of Blessing

"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful;  for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament.  Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing."  ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wishing all of you a cozy cup of blessing to savor on this lovely first day of November, with perhaps a bite of something sweet as well.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

Savoring Summer

It is Queen Anne's Lace Season! Take a moment to stop along the road and study one. I didn't choose this flower for no reason. It is a miracle with thousands of perfect tiny white blossoms artfully arranged in each bloom. She even has a purple heart. And to think God sprinkles them everywhere for us to enjoy effortlessly. Stand in a field of them and breathe in their fragrance. It is the essence of summer. She is the Queen of the Wildflowers. Long may she reign!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

On My Knees

"Your voiceless Lips, O flowers, are living preachers, each cup a pulpit, and each leaf a book."

~ Horace Smith ~

Off to spend a precious day in the gardens at the Master Gardener's feet to listen and learn.
Wishing each of you a glorious summer's day...

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Wishing You Sweet Days of Summer

"Slower! sweet June,
And slower still;
Let all your matchless beauty thrill
My soul! stretch out this day so bright
Far, far, along midsummer's height,
'Till sunset back to sunrise glow,
Sweet June! be slow."

~Julia Hay

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Come and Visit Me!

Stop by the Queen Anne's Lace Cakes booth at the Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show! It will be at the Columbus Convention Center this Sunday, June 12th from 1-4. Pick up a yummy sample and view the cakes on display. Hope to see you!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Happy belated National Hazelnut Cake Day, one and all!

It has been a while since my last post, I know. Many things good and bad have come along but happily, all in all, God has been very good to me. Wishing each of you a blessed and sweet day with a bit of nuttiness thrown in for fun...

Monday, May 2, 2011

Happy National Chocolate Mousse Day!

It was the one and only thing I craved while pregnant with both of my kids and my hubby NEVER got me any. But I'm not bitter. Perhaps I will treat myself today. Anyone care to join me in this most delectable dessert?

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Meaningful Flowers

I love it that the royal couple thought to choose sugar flowers which represent something meaningful for their wedding cake. Nicely done...

Saturday, April 30, 2011

A Royal Wedding Anniversary Cake...

Queen Anne would be honored to create the royal couple's FIRST ANNIVERSARY Cake. It would be quintessentially gorgeous!

(By the way, does anyone happen to have their phone number?!?)

A First Look at Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding Cake!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A Birthday Blog

Hoping to re-invent myself for the NEXT 50 years, my goal is to become more like Christ everyday. I want to bring beauty and sweetness to everyone I meet and show them the love that I receive from Him. May you experience today the freshness of a beautiful spring morning, the aroma of yeast bread still warm from the oven and the awe of new birth. Blessings...

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Still Thankful on a Drizzly Day

The Good Lord knows me so well. He knows how hard it would have been to stay indoors and bake on a spectacular Spring Saturday. Cold, rainy days make for perfect baking days. Off to the kitchen to make sample cupcakes to deliver. Perhaps He will bless us with a sunny Sunday!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ah, my Beloved Spring

I can't wait until the sun warms the chill off this gorgeous day so I can sink my fingers into that sweet soil.  Here is one of my favorite quotes:

"Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil."

~Reginald Heber

Sunday, April 10, 2011

A Perfect Day

Aching back, scraped knees, scratches from thorns, dirt under my nails, rosy cheeks and even a bug bite. Ah, yes, it is Springtime again. I couldn't be happier! It is heavenly to be on my knees in my gardens worshiping on an April day.  I hope your day was warm and balmy, too.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Warm Wishes

How I wish I could share a hot cup of coffee and some warm cake with all of you on this National Coffee Cake Day.  Instead I am making macaroons and I don't even like coconut, myself.  Ah well, they always smell delicious and make others so happy.  Blessings to all of you...

Monday, April 4, 2011

Guess what today is!

Today is the beginning of National BAKE WEEK!
So everybody get out there and support your local baker (hint, hint) and enjoy your favorite treat. Or just hop into your kitchen and pull out that old dusty cookbook and whip up something scrumptious.
Have a sweet day!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Bloggin, Twittering and Baking!

I'm not sure how this works exactly but you may be able to locate me on Twitter!

Try : queenannecakes

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Cake Holiday!

So nice of you to visit me again. I launched my rather unfinished website today.  If I had waited for perfection, it would never have gone public. Suffice it to say, I would rather bake than work on the computer.  Anyway, in case you haven't already been greeted:

I wish you a very sunny

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hangin' with The Boss

Can you believe I got to go behind the scenes at the Market District bakery and meet with Buddy, the Cake Boss today?  He was a sweetheart and it was great.  My kind of day.

Beautiful Spring Morning

Things are popping up all over: in the garden, in my kitchen, in life and even on this blog.  So many ideas and too little time but its fun to dream.  Wishing all of you a sweet day and sending you a cupcake in my heart.

"Oh, such a commotion under the ground
 When March called 'Ho, there, ho!'
 Then 'Ha! ha! ha!' a chorus came
 Of laughter sweet and low
 Of millions of flowers under the ground,
 Yes, millions, beginning to grow."
     ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, March 25, 2011

Welcome to my Kitchen

Greetings, everyone! I finally joined the 21st century and started a blog! Hopefully you'll be seeing cakes, recipes and thoughts on here in the near future.