It’s that time of year again! Actually, it was that time of year again last month for our annual X-Mas in July “Epic Southern Living Magazine Christmas Cake Baking Party!” However, this year one of my nieces couldn’t make it for any dates in July so we moved it to August. And, once again, it was a chaotic, but fun, success!
Here is the cake we decided to make this year:
Ta Da! We did it! The Southern Living Magazine Chocolate Citrus Orange Cake with Candied Oranges and Chocolate Ganache Filling!
This annual tradition came about a few years ago when I realized that Continue reading
I am happy to say that our 2nd Annual Xmas in July Southern Living Magazine Christmas Cake Baking Party was a success!
with Sam, Esar (my niece’s lovely French foreign exchange student-who was the stand-in for my daughter) and Lauren
Last year I got the bright idea (?!) of getting the girls in the family together with my daughter and my nieces, along with my mom, to bake a Southern Living Magazine Christmas Cake. Despite the heat, outside and in the kitchen inside, we had so much fun that a tradition was born. However, just like the recipe for the cake itself, it takes a lot more planning than you would think trying to coordinate everyone’s schedules and get everyone together at the same time. Continue reading
Happy New Year! I predict a Sunny forecast for the year ahead 😉 Thank you to everyone who took the time to follow me here and like and comment and your emails. Wishing you and yours Peace, Love, Health and Prosperity in the new year. ~ Cheers! Sunny xo
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Photo: Billy Brown
Christmas in July!
My God, I’m Hot!-In the kitchen!-In July!! 😉
Here we are with the finished Southern Living Gift Box Cake!
A couple of month’s ago I was texting with my youngest niece, Sam, when she sent me a picture of a cake she had baked from scratch and she said it reminded of her of a Southern Living Magazine Christmas Cake. (If you haven’t read my essay I wrote for B-Metro Magazine on my daughter’s and my adventures with baking those cakes every Christmas for several years, you can find it in my book “LMAO! A collection of humor essays to help you lose weight!” at amazon.) We decided then and there that we would get together and have a Christmas in July Party and bake one of the Southern Living Christmas Cakes. Continue reading
I’d like to take this opportunity to wish my husband a very happy birthday today. He is the best husband, the best father, the best photographer and the best friend. Out of all the Billy Browns in the world, he’s the Billy Browniest! 😉
I had a wonderful time performing for CAT Cabaret’s 1st Birthday Party this past weekend! You can check out some behind the scenes pictures on my Sunny’s Scrapbook page:)
#bdaycard Photo: Billy Brown