Archive for March, 2010

The Great Purple Cupcake Project

By on Friday, March 26th, 2010

Today, March 26th is Purple Day which The Great Purple Cupcake Project supports. The Great Purple Cupcake Project aims to raise awareness of epilepsy, a condition that effects over 3 million Americans.  During the week of March 26th, bakeries are asked to sell purple cupcakes and that a portion of sales go back to Purple Day  for epilepsy awareness.  Purple Day and The Great Purple Cupcake Project are associated with the Anita Kaufman Foundation (AFK). On the website there is a complete list of participating bakeries by state along with international cupcake shops participating in purple day. Just to list a few cupcake shops that have tweeted about todays event,  Cake Love with locations in Virginia, Maryland and DC announced on their twitter that they are participating by offering a blueberry cupcake. Similarly, Two Sweet Cupcake in Richmond VA tweeted that they are offering Blueberry Pancake and Cranberry Charbord as their purple flavors today.  There are more special purple cupcakes today so if you are thinking about a cupcake, eat one today for this great cause.

Budclicks Happy Cupcake

By on Friday, March 26th, 2010

Budclicks are unique headphones that the creator designed when he noticed everyone wearing the same white headphones.  One of these individual and creative earbud style include cupcakes.  The pair costs $9.95 with one ear a pink cupcake and the other blue, both are decorated with rhinestones, making them a fun gift for any cupcake lover young or old.

Ferrero Rocher and Nutella Cupcakes

By on Thursday, March 25th, 2010

I’ve been so busy for the past few months I have barely had time to keep up with all of my favorite food blogs and last night I did & it made me very hungry! Lick The Bowl Good is one of my favorite blogs and I found something that looked yummy enough to share with all of the Internet world.

Ferrero Rocher and Nutella Cupcakes – Nuts About Chocolate

Mhhh … these look perfect. These may be my next venture in the cupcake world. Thanks Monica!

Collapsible Cupcake Carrier by Progressive International

By on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Ever wondered how the heck you were going to get two dozen cupcakes from your house/favorite bakery to your event of choice?  Progressive International has the answer with their Collapsible Cake and Cupcake Carrier – it can carry 24 cupcakes to their destination frosting intact, each in their own individual holder.  They have all kinds of nifty features like finger recesses for easy cupcake removal and plenty of height between the trays to allow room for fancy cupcake decorations. And, if you decide to change things up a bit, you can carry a cake in it too.

West Cost Magnolia Bakery Opening Soon!

By on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

In case you did not already hear, Magnolia Bakery is expanding.  Included on the list of locations for cupcakes shops opening soon is Los Angeles.  Magnolia Bakery opened two locations, one in the Dubai Mall and one in Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan in February.  The Los Angeles location is set to open in May.  One article says the west coast store’s decor will match the original east coast location.

Over the Rainbow Cupcakes

By on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Ever wanted to try a Chocolate Covered Potato Chip Cupcake? Or maybe a Chocolate Jalapeno Cupcake? If so I have found just the place for you; Over the Rainbow Cupcakes

They have the most variety I have seen for a cupcake bakery. They have a Menu and then a Wild Side Menu. Both have great looking flavor combinations.

They also have customizable cupcake wrappers and cupcake bouquets .

This looks like a great place to cater your events with yummy cupcakes!

Has anyone ever had a cupcake from here? If you have let us know how it was.

Cutesy Cupcake Coasters by iamladycupcake

By on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Pink Cupcake Coaster Set by iamladycupcakeBlack Cupcake Coaster Set by iamladycupcakeIf you have furnishings that are of a higher quality than a college dorm room, you want to keep them in good shape. What better way to protect your tables and countertops from the perils of water damage than adorable cupcake coasters? Two birds with one stone – cute and functional!

The coaster sets come in pink or black, and can be found at iamladycupcake’s Etsy store, along with her lines of non-cupcake related furniture furnishings.