Alana Jones-Mann – Page 2

Alana Jones-Mann

cakes, etc

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 desserts, holidays

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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Wreath Cookies + Printable Gift Box Labels

I’ve been finding myself drawn towards a more traditional holiday style this year. I’d say my style last year was more tropical inspired and filled with kitsch, while this year I’ve preferred decorating (my house and my desserts) in a more classic-inspired style. I decided to bake a batch of wreath cookies the other day, which definitely ended up falling in line with that classic style I’ve been favoring this year. While decorating, I definitely got into a zone and  ...

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