Fourth of July

We are settled here in Utah now.  Not sure what we are doing about the business at this point but I’ll keep you posted.  It’s similar to living in Colorado to this point.  We are a little lower in elevation but still have to make the adjustments so things don’t bake out of the ovenContinue reading “Fourth of July”

Commissioning

The commissioning ceremonies at USAFA took place on May 28.  For those of you who are not military, this is when the seniors (or firsties) are commissioned from cadets into the air force becoming 2nd lieutenants.  It’s a big deal. I was asked by two different cadet squadrons to make goodies for their ceremonies.  FirstContinue reading “Commissioning”

Baking

Here’s what’s been going on at Stahrs Cakes. December:  There were lots of goodies made.  Peppermint bark, peanut butter fudge, cornflake wreaths, lots of cookies.  I attempted a cookie I saw on Pinterest.  Chocolate Melted Snowman.  I used my own triple chocolate cookie recipe and white royal icing for the snowman but I used the sameContinue reading “Baking”

Hot Air Balloon

My middle child turned 7 yesterday.  She wanted a balloon cake.  After discussing it in detail, she decided that she really wanted a hot air balloon that stood up.  So that’s what I attempted.  I started with rice krispie candy molded in a pail and a Pyrex bowl to make the balloon part of the cake.  AfterContinue reading “Hot Air Balloon”