ghouls et goblins.

Happy Halloween! The cupcakes turned out beautifully. The icing is my own maple buttercream, and the cake is vanilla, but not just any vanilla. This came from Bake & Destroy, too – a version of the famous Magnolia Bakery’s vanilla cupcake. By the way, thank you, Natalie, for all the inspiration – I think I’m…

holy smokes.

I drew these little Halloween characters to become cupcake toppers for Kya’s school Halloween party. I got the idea from one of my new favorite blogs,¬†Bake & Destroy.¬† K started to use some very funny phrases like “Holy smokes!” and “Jeez, Louise!” She says them very enthusiastically, with wide eyes. I ordered a wig for…

shoegaze saturday.

It’s a beautiful drizzly grey Saturday. I spent the morning at the Farmer’s Market (turnips, potatoes, carrots, butternut squash, golden delicious apples, a soon-to-be jack o’lantern pumpkin, a bouquet of dried flowers), and then went to Rose Hill cemetary to take some photographs. My chucks, socks, and hems of my jeans got completely soaked from…