What?! National Chocolate Cake Day?!

So, I was going to post something completely different for you today, makers. I felt it would be completely inappropriate, however, if my blurb today was about anything other than chocolate cake.

 

You see, today is NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CAKE DAY!

(Yes, the whole phrase needs to be capitalized.)

 

Most self-respecting, warm-blooded people I know have a special connection to chocolate cake.
Here are a couple links to some decadent chocolate cake recipes.

(note: All photos and recipes belong to their respective authors.
These were just too delicious looking to keep to myself!)

 

Mile-High Chocolate Cake

from epicurious.com

*****

 

Chocolate Clementine Cake

with Hot Chocolate Sauce

from myrecipes.com

*****

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

from javacupcake.com

(I hope this makes you feel better, Liz!)

*****

 

Guinness Cake

from designspongeonline.com

(You’re welcome, Pandah!)

*****

 

No need to thank me… Just save me a slice.

Happy National Chocolate Cake Day :)

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Valentine’s Day Quickie

Happy Saturday, Makers!

Here’s a little weekend reading material to get you prepped and pumped for Valentine’s Day. Take a look at these fabulous projects from around the internet!

(Oh, and don’t forget to check out our own ‘lil project – Valentine’s Mini Mailbox!)

Decorate: Valentine Pillows

Felt So Cute has a great project idea for some fun (and eco-friendly) decorative pillows featured at Blue Cricket Design. I don’t know about you, but I’m thinkin’ these little guys would look great all year ’round! LINK!

Devour: Oreo Kisses

Warning: You WILL want these treats.

Warning: You WILL try to read ALL of Bakerella’s recipes.

Okay, now that you’ve been warned, check out my *hands down* favorite super-sweet treat blog! Bakerella is best known for her Cake Pops, but WHOA. These Oreo Kiss Truffles make my mouth water and my sweet tooth ache. LINK!

Delight: Sweet Valentines Printables

Looking for adorable Valentines that you can print at home? These strawberry and cherry love notes are so stinkin’ cute, I can’t handle it. I know I may be a grown woman, but I just might have to give these out to my friends. Whatcha think? Tricia-Rennea Illustrations also provides tons of other adorable (and high quality!) printables and images to use. LINK!

And now, for our Question of the Day –

Plain fruit, Chocolate covered fruit or Chocolate covered chocolate?

Have a great weekend!