It's a little late...

I know, Halloween was over a week ago but I finally got around to uploading my pictures... I had the day off so I ended up baking Halloween sugar cookies and cupcakes. My dad actually bought me one of those Wilton cookie mold pans. I have never used one like that before and I was scared the cookies would stick but they popped out so easily! I also used the sugar cookie recipe they had printed on the packaging and they are definitely tasty!

Halloween Sugar Cookies Halloween Sugar Cookies

I made the chocolate cupcakes from scratch and it was my first time using my Kitchenaid mixer for cake batter. It really made a difference - the cupcakes were definitely lighter and more airy than before. I find every time I make a cake or cupcakes from scratch they end up heavy but beating it longer seemed to help with that problem. I then whipped up some pumpkin cream cheese frosting for the top and had fun with some leftover candy and orange frosting I had.

Halloween Cupcakes Halloween Cupcakes

The rest of the day was spent at my parents'. I helped hand out candy with my mom and got to visit with my niece on her first ever Halloween! She was such an adorable Tigger. She also got a new pair of pajamas and hat that night from Mary which ended up being her second costume for bedtime hehe...

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Overall it was a great Halloween and I was happy to spend the whole day relaxing. But now it's Christmas time! I'm already way into the Christmas spirit and I'm so excited!

xo Jen


  1. I know how it is to be late with uploading pics! Those cookies look yummy. And I love my KitchenAid mixer...Your cupcakes look great, but that pumpkin cream cheese frosting sounds especially good.
    Your niece makes one of the cutest tiggers, and the PJs are way cute!
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  2. Tried to click that Pinterest button, but it gave me an error. I'll try again later.

  3. Jen-Those cookies look yummy!The tigger costume is adorable, but of course the kid in it is cuter! hehe

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  4. Aww thank you both! The cookies and cupcakes were yummy and they're all gone... hehe!

    I went to check out both of your blogs and followed you both back!

    xo Jen