Archive for August, 2010

The Cupcake Store Sets Up Shop at Downtown Disney

By on Sunday, August 29th, 2010

2009-2010 Holiday Location of The Cupcake Store at Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney is about to have a new permanent attraction: cupcakes!  The Cupcake Store, based out of Mission Viejo, CA, had such a successful temporary holiday booth at Downtown Disney that they’ve decided to open up shop there permanently. Word is that they’ll ship in cupcakes daily from the bakery in Mission Viejo to the happy hordes looking to take a break from Splash Mountain and Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.

The Cupcake Store is run by cupcake veteran Janel Mitchell. This is her first solo store after parting ways with business partner John Frank, with whom she founded Frostings Cupcakes.  The new Downtown Disney location is set to open up in September. With any luck, they’ll be up and running by the time I go down to SoCal for a visit in a few weeks. If that’s the case, I’ll tell you all about it!

Giveaway Reminder

By on Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Make sure to enter this week’s  Miss Kitty Creations cupcake charm giveaway.  Contest ends this Sunday August 29th.   Click here  for full details!

MIss Kitty Creations Logo

Cupcake Bags and Purses

By on Saturday, August 28th, 2010

I found this great little website last night called Dungaree Dolly’s Bags and Purses that sells everything from purses, wallets, weekend bags to eye glass cases. You get to pick your own fabric that you’d  like for your bag and 2 of the choices they have are cupcake fabrics! How lucky are we cupcake lovers?!

Here are the 2 swatches that include cupcakes–

I took a look at just about every bag and they all are amazing and its so hard to choose just one. What is your favorite bag?

Cupcakes at Japan LA Pop Culture Shop

By on Saturday, August 28th, 2010

While combing the internets for cuteness, I found Japan LA and their adorable store. Among the Hello Kitty and the sushi scarves, there I discovered some prize cupcake accessories.

Rilakkuma Cupcake Pouch - oh no, it's brand spankie new and it's already sold out!

Yummy You! Knitted Cupcake Scarf - $65

Yummy You! Knitted Cupcake Purse - $70

Christina Applegate’s pregnancy diet

By on Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Christina Applegate on the red carpet for Cats and Dogs last month. Image from Growing Your Baby.

I was reading today in Celebrity Baby Scoop that Christina Applegate has admitted to having a different kind of died during her pregnancy.  Apparently her healthy diet has fled in the wake of some serious food cravings, and what did she indulge on?

What else but a Sprinkles Cupcake and fried cheese!

So I thought I would assist Christina in her challenge to more closely combine these two taste sensations, and thanks so much to Clever Cupcakes found this – the cheese cupcake!

Sweet Cupcake Shopper (Bag) at BlueQ by 64 Colors

By on Friday, August 27th, 2010

Applecupcake gets the credit for introducing the design collective 64 Colors to ATC earlier this summer with her post about the group’s custom-painted Cupcake Dunny.  So this is part follow-up, part realization that I own something designed by them.

The Blue Q Sweet Cupcake Shopper is equal parts adorable and useful.  It’s got plenty of space and good strap length, and is a step above most reusable shopping bags in stylish cuteness and sturdiness (woven polypropylene is tough stuff!).  Two more important Sweet Cupcake Shopper attributes: you can own one without having to tackle anyone for it, and it’s only $12.

Sand Cupcake Kit

By on Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Melissa and Doug obviously love cupcakes since we have shared with you before their bake and decorate cupcake set.  With beach season not quite over yet there is still time to get use out of their Seaside Sidekicks Sand Cupcake Kit.  The 12 piece set which costs $14.99 includes a cupcake sand mold, a baking tray with liners, cupcake toppers and an icing tool.  The twelfth piece, which is the part I liked the most, is the mesh bag included for storing the set.  There is nothing worse than losing toys at the beach!