Tag Archive: Saint Cupcake

Dreaming of Chocolate?

Aren’t we all? It’s Valentine’s Day and consumers have spent over 300 million on chocolate over the past week . Three….hundred…million. That’s 58 million pounds of chocolate! That’s A LOT of chocolate but being a chocolate lover myself, I can’t say that I’m all that surprised. Over the past month I have been to two popular Portland events centered around what else? Chocolate.

How to do Portland in 48 hours

Last Friday felt like a Monday. I was knee deep in customer service and suffering from a cold when I heard our office door open and close. Our office doesn’t get a lot of traffic so my first thought was “oh great…who is it now” – and yes, I was admittedly crabby from my cold. I slowly peered out of my cube only to see my little sister walking towards me…camera in hand…snapping a picture of my reaction.

“Happy Birthday America” Cupcakes

Alright….I’ll admit it…cupcakes probably aren’t the best idea after my three week divorce from the gym but it IS our nation’s birthday and they ARE red, white, and blue! Once again I’ve convinced myself that baking while a few pounds over my ideal weight is “okay” as long as I’ve got a good reason.