1. Cake Monster


    April 7, 2014 by branchingfig

    Giant pineapple cake

    It was my birthday last week. And since then, I’ve had cake on the brain. I love birthdays. My birthday, …
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  2. Quick & Easy Orzo Salad


    February 6, 2014 by branchingfig

    orzo salad recipe

    When I was working at the bakery, most days I didn’t have time to warm up food or eat a …
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  3. Beer Bread


    January 31, 2014 by branchingfig

    beer bread title

    When I think “Super Bowl”, I think of beer and lots of snacks.. and football. But mostly beer and snacks. …
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  4. Luscious & Tangy Lemon Curd


    January 29, 2014 by branchingfig

    delicious lemon curd

    Superbowl Sunday is coming up – and so is my recipe for quick & easy beer bread for the big …
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  5. Sunday Funday


    January 26, 2014 by branchingfig

    blue drop earring door

    I’d never heard the term “Sunday Funday” until moving down to San Diego.. but let me tell you, it’s kind …
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  6. DIY Painted Bottles


    January 22, 2014 by branchingfig

    DIY painted bottles

    I absolutely love glass bottles. They’re so pretty, and come in so many shapes and proportions. I knew I wanted …
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  7. DIY Bridal Hairpiece Tutorial


    January 16, 2014 by branchingfig

    A close & far shot of the hairpiece, from the end of the night

    I’ve found myself thinking about my grandmother, my Savta, a lot┬álately. My grandma recently turned 89 – which by itself …
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Hi there! I'm Karen. A few years back I was a pastry chef and specialty cake decorator. Now I hope to share tricks of the trade and how-to's, as well as recipes and DIYs from my newlywed adventures, through this blog. Drop by to say hello.

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