Cupcakes, cupcakes, cupakes!

I wrote a post about Alabama’s new Cottage Law over on my Pursuit of Ashley blog because supporting locally owned and operated commercial bakeries is something I am very passionate about. That blog post had me reminiscing about the small bakery that I owned and operated for two years. (The shop, Simply Sweet Cupcake Boutique, … Continue reading

Spring and Easter Craft Decor

I wanted to share some of my favorite Easter pins and printables with you. The best news is that all of the printables are FREE. I have found that they print best if I take the files to my local office supply store, rather than printing at home. I saw a pin on Pinterest for a Spring-inspired … Continue reading

Key Lime Cupcakes

I made some Key Lime Cupcakes for a bake sale. I make them every year at a block party that we host, and people always want the recipe. A similar recipe was always one of our best sellers in the days when I owned a bakery. They taste light and tangy, but will satisfy even … Continue reading

Top Gift Picks for Dad

Forget a tie or a coupon for a round of golf, these Father’s Day gifts are sure to impress dad. Ranging in price from $25- $150, and in no particular order, here are Ashley’s top gift picks for Father’s Day.   Flipjacks from Southern Tide: These super-durable flip flops are sure to keep your dad styling and comfortable this … Continue reading