Michelle is the author of the food craft blog, Sugar Swings, where she shares many sugar-inspired treats which are sprinkled with a lot geek and pop culture. Michelle is a working pharmacist and mom of three kiddos, so when not making treats to try to make them smile, she’s usually trying to check things off the never ending 'to do' list! Other interests include wine, reading, and snowboarding (in no particular order). Michelle is on most social media platforms @sugarswings.
Smash up plain cupcakes in your waffle maker for a new cupcake dessert. The result is a flattened cake with waffle marks you can layer between dollops of whipped cream and sprinkles. A cherry on top finishes your waffled cupcake stacks.Read Full Story
There are just way too many desserts and dessert flavors to choose from these days, so mix up all your favorites with this twist on a typical layer cake. Add anything from red velvet to cheesecake for a different type of surprise-inside cake that's sure to be a hit with anyone with a major sweet tooth.Read Full Story
LEGOs never go out of style, and kids (as well as many grown-ups) love anything related to them. This Valentine's Day, make your own LEGO-inspired candies from ice cube tray molds, and attach them to building brick-themed valentines. They'll be a hit with boys and girls alike.Read Full Story
Having a party for the big game this weekend? Make an activity station to keep the kids occupied. All you really need are candies and cereals in the teams' colors, and if you can't find team colors, then just use whatever candies you happen to have around. Root for your team while wearing some fun jewelry, or just let everyone use their creativity to make their own unique candy bracelets.Read Full Story
Candy canes come in all sorts of colors and flavors these days, and I can't resist buying them all up. But one can eat only so many candy canes. Use the extra ones you have around to decorate a sugar cookie cake. It makes for a super-colorful topping and unique treat for the holiday season.Read Full Story
Can you believe Disney's Frozen is still going so strong? I mean the movie was released in 2013 and it's still making a gazillion dollars in revenue. My 7-year-old is most definitely a Frozen fanatic and loves (loves) everything remotely Frozen themed. It could be an old dirty dish rag and if it had Queen Elsa on it, she'd want it. So instead of a dirty dish rag, I figured I'd make her some cookies.Read Full Story
Sweet potato and pumpkin flavors are popping up all over these days. Combine them in these hash brown waffles to make a really fun and unique dish. Serve them with a little sour cream and candied dried cranberries, and you've got the perfect post-Thanksgiving Day breakfast to get you ready for all that Black Friday shopping.Read Full Story
Beignets are the popular little fried fritters in New Orleans that are a little like doughnuts and a little like funnel cake. If you love pumpkin, then you'll love these beignets that have pumpkin in the dough and filling. And bonus: They are pumpkin shaped.Read Full Story
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