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Saturday, April 11, 2009

The view from my fridge...

Happy Easter.

An Easter tradition...
Coconut carrot cupcakes with cream cheese icing.

Betty Cr*cker Carrot Cake mix... make it like the box says (they oughta know right?)... If you are brave mix in the following crushed pineapple, raisins, coconut, almonds, vanilla flavoring... I added all but the pineapple this year. Bake them for 17 minutes. Let them cool completely before icing (this is a biggie people... I am 37 and I still have trouble with the "let them cool before icing part".

Use the AWESOME Betty Cr*cker cream cheese icing...mix in lots of coconut and green food coloring until it looks like a grassy gloppy mess but tastes amazing. Shovel it on the cupcakes... the sloppier you are the better it looks because it is supposed to be grass!!! Add a bunny or a chick peep and a few jelly belly's for Easter eggs and viola... you are M*rtha Stewart!

Thinking that this is our last Easter as a twosome is thrilling! I can't wait to make these next year with a baby crawling or WALKING around!

Happy Easter... please say a prayer for us today.


Blogger Jenna said...

Those are totally cute!!! Thanks for the easy recipe! Next year Easter will be so amazing for you guys!

7:29 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

Those look incredible! Thanks for the tip - I am so going to make those next year. Happy Easter to you! XOXO

10:02 AM  
Blogger Heather W. said...

Those are adorable! And I can't wait for next Easter, and seeing little Finley in a little Easter dress! Hang in there, not much longer, yay!

11:12 AM  
Blogger kindsfather said...

Those are such cute cupcakes. Nicely done.

I am anxious for Fin to get here - and I just need to say how wonderful it is that you are already so in love with the little girl you have not met and do not know. You have a special kind of heart - both of you do. And your daughter is going to fall so in love with you...

Hoping Fin arrives soon.

7:14 AM  
Blogger ~Christina~ said...

GREAT cup cakes!!!
I think I had the most fun when "last" milestones were hitting here. As in this is your last Easter as twosome. VERY exciting. All the best to you!

Oh and on a previous post....IGNORE other moms/parents who tell you that you have no idea what it entails....Remember they did not either!!!

11:42 AM  
Blogger Piccinigirl said...

You are SERIOUSLY Amazing!!!!
sorry it took me so long to get here...Facebook and work have sucked me in. LOL

Prayers are said all the time for you. Finn is on her way!!!!!

10:38 AM  

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