Sunday, January 23, 2011

Cutest cupcake book!

Joelle and I saw this book at Williams Sonoma. We just stood there oohing and aahing over every page.

There's actually two volumes at Amazon (about $9 each):

Hello Cupcake and What's New Cupcake?

Williams Sonoma must have a special combo book because theirs is called "Hello Cupcake, What's New?

These cupcakes are so fun! Take a look

I found a video on how to make the corn on the cob cupcakes:


I just found the authors' website with a whole library of videos!

Love these chairs!

from West Elm

A hint of butterfly:

Now, where could I put them?

Saturday, January 1, 2011

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2010. That's about 9 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 18 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 53 posts.

The busiest day of the year was January 10th with 43 views. The most popular post that day was Lehi's Dream.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for lehi's dream painting, byu football, minerva teichert, lehi's dream greg olsen, and lehi's dream.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Lehi's Dream September 2009


Using time wisely October 2009


Granny's toys August 2009


Staycation August 2009


A chocolate snob's hot cocoa recipe August 2009