Posts By: NautilusMinnie

The Invitation

Here it is!!! The post that I’ve been super excited to write all week long!  Today is indeed Easter Sunday. For some that means getting dolled up and heading out to church, and for some it means snuggling up on the couch with a yummy chocolate bunny, and for some it means both!  (I like… Read more »

Easter Cake Success!

We had our church Easter Egg hunt today and usually I just purchase extra treats to eat after the egg hunting is over, but this time I wanted to bring something that  I made myself too. I served the usual extra lot of candy along with peeps and some bagels and cream cheese, but I… Read more »

Boma Inspired Soup

Boma is a restaurant at The Animal Kingdom Lodge in Orlando, Florida.  It offers a buffet based on African cuisine, which means that it’s a great place for those that enjoy unique spices. We got the chance to eat there back in September ’08 when we ventured down to Disney for Free Dining! (Sometimes in… Read more »

Easy Cranberry Orange Cupcakes!

I love me some cupcakes! I mean who doesn’t love them some cute sized cakes?  These are made half scratch. Half scratch in this case means that I started with  a mix, but then elaborated.  I started with a muffin mix, Martha White’s Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix, to be exact. I like to buy these… Read more »

“What Then Shall We Say to These Things?”

This is a post about faith and what faith can do. There will be more posts about cakes, cookies, and other such things soon enough. Today though, I need to relate my morning reading to you – my readers. Before my feet hit the floor this morning I read the words from Romans 8:31-39. They,… Read more »

Psalm 23:1

No matter how hard you try, you just can never quite be prepared for everything in life. Holding fast: The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. Psalm 23:1

Cup-A-Cake!!!

This is a seriously delayed post. Oh yes, remember those tye dye cupcakes that I made? You know, the ones from the weekend before last? Yes, well when I made those I got to try out my brand new Cup-A – Cake holder!!!! Oh yes! How long had I wanted one of these?  I think… Read more »

Take the Cake

This past weekend I made Tye Dye Cupcakes inspired by Rainbow Cake that was suggested by my friends Kelly and Heather. Heather is posting soon on her blog, Dinner Cakes, about her Rainbow Cake making process and here’s a link to Kelly’s nifty pictures of her Rainbow Cake. I didn’t have a lot of time… Read more »

The Story Doesn’t Stop

A day past Christmas, but the story doesn’t stop in the manger. I encourage you and even implore you to read the rest of Luke 2. The first 20 verses are about the Christmas story. Pick up with verse 21 and read to the end of the chapter. It gives a little insight to parts… Read more »