Alana Jones-Mann

Alana Jones-Mann

diy desserts, valentines day

DIY: Sprinkles + Printable Jar Labels

With Valentine’s Day approaching in less than two weeks, I’ve put together a DIY gift idea for all the sweetest people in your life. I have been wanting to share my very simple process for making sprinkles at home for a while and finally got around to photographing the process and results so that I can share them with you. In addition to sharing my fool-proof process for custom sprinkles, I’ve also partnered with Avery to provide you with a free downloadable and  ...

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Movement

Hi all! I know it’s been a while. I took some time off from this space because blogging about desserts and parties just didn’t feel right for me personally with everything else that has been going on in America. The thought of celebrating or creating something felt forced with the overwhelming feelings of sadness/anger/disappointment/frustration/bewilderment/etc. that I was experiencing. I’ve been able to process my feelings a bit, and I’m finally feeling a little  ...

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DIY: Christmas Tree Cake

I had three 6-inch cake rounds leftover from a cake order, so I decided to whip up this Christmas tree cake. Yup, using just three cake rounds (and a big batch of buttercream) you too can whip up your own Christmas tree cake. There are so many ways to decorate this cake – truly, endless possibilities. This would be such a fun family or friends activity – a perfect project for this weekend. Plus it is MUCH easier than assembling a gingerbread house (and you’ll actually be  ...

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Holiday Highlights

As I mentioned in my previous post, last year’s holiday projects definitely had a kitschy retro tropical vibe. I thought I should post a recap of my favorite Dessert DIY’s from last year, just so you can see them all in one place. Click on each photo to be taken to the corresponding post. DIY Putz House Cake DIY Christmas Cactus Cake Retro Holiday Cupcakes….with EDIBLE Snow Globe Toppers Tropical Snow Globe Cake

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