Tuesday, March 23, 2010

little cakes (book giveaway)

This week, I am all about finding joy in itsy bitsy, teensy weeny things and fortunately live nearby this wonderful bakehouse, full of whimsy and sweetness.
I know that many of you have given up sugar for lent, so as a reward, today I am having a giveaway of a very special book, "Little Cakes" which is from the whimsical bakehouse.
How sweet are these little cakes for Spring, for a birthday, a special class or just because joy can be found in little things. After all, it is the little things that bring us happiness. What little things make your life sweeter?

Leave a comment here and you will automatically be entered to win this book. There will be a little treat included in the package too, a little sweet surprise.

(Winner will be announced friday. Comments may be left til midnight thursday, March 25th.)

54 comments:

Debra said...

Oh my goodness-and goodness indeed! Erin and I make cupckaes every other weekend! I would be thrilled to be entered into your sweet give-away! These cupcakes are beautiful! I love the one that looks a little like 'forget-me-nots'.

Red Door Home said...

These cupcakes look like real flowers! Looks like such a fantastic book.

Let The Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore said...

Those little cakes are too sweet...love the detail! xx

two hippos said...

fabulous cakes, almost too good to eat!

Southern Lady said...

Those cakes are so pretty. I thought they were real flowers at first glance. What makes my life sweeter? My wonderful husband and two sweet girls that God has blessed me with make my life sweeter! Carla

jacqueline said...

Beautiful! Edible art. Everything about that is sweet!

Ragland Hill Social by Gwen Driscoll said...

These are the cutest cakes I've ever seen. Love it. Hope you are well.

amy and ann said...

I have made a ton of cup cakes in my day... but these are beautiful!

ann

Purple Flowers said...

Those little cakes are truly a work of art. I love them all.
My Mother's laughter makes my life sweeter.

Kwana said...

These are gorgeous. You are going to have me running to the bakeshop. Must stop myself.

Tina Steele Lindsey said...

These are AMAZING! I can't believe it!

Joyce said...

Oh my girdle! The little cakes are beautiful. Wouldn't they look lovely for a spring tea party? xo

little augury said...

these are darling, performance art-watch while I eat flowers! pgt

Shannon Morris (Georgia College Curator) said...

I am inspired by the blue hydranga blossoms.

other-option said...

So sweet! Looks like an inspirational read.
- Danielle
other-option AT hotmail DOT com

ArchitectDesign™ said...

those are ALMOST too pretty to eat! WOW! Would love to have this little book of little treats!

faith said...

wow, those cupcakes are little works of art!

CT Cupcake said...

oh my goodness how beautiful. I want to learn how to make those flower cupcakes!

Karena said...

Adorable little treats. Thanks for the giveaway! Patricia, you find the most darling items!

Karena
Art by Karena

JMW said...

These are little works of art! You almost don't want to eat them they're so pretty, but I think I could get past that and indulge a bit. :)

Emily said...

Those are absolutely darling! I love your theme of itsy-bitsy. It fits perfectly with the birth of Spring. And what a fun give-away! Stop by Irene and Grace, as I'm also doing a give-away!
Thanks pve.

Amanda said...

these are absolutely fabulous! i'm imagining the book to be just as great

Tegan said...

So cute! I am super obsessed with cupcakes right now, especially the Banana Cupcakes from Martha Stewart.

MySanSouci said...

Oh, I am just mad about cupcakes. These are adorable and the perfect little pick-me-up treat. Little sweet smiles from my little girls make my life sweet...well, cupcakes too!

Amy said...

Ooohh, LOVE these! I would surely win best cupcake at our Easter dinner with this book! Too cute! *Amy

http://landscapeandlifestyles.blogspot.com/

Deidra said...

Wow! Those little cakes are gorgeous!

RD said...

How adorable! I want to make some and mail them to all my special people!

Eileen Angelo said...

these are AMAZING! they are like little pieces of art, love!

Laura Casey Interiors said...

They are adorable!! Would love the book, my boys are the sweetest.

Ginger said...

Those are the cutest cupcakes ever!!!

gingerbutler_@hotmail.com

mrp said...

My first grandson turns one in May; cupcakes are on the menu. I could really use this book!

Barbara said...

Those cupcakes are like centerpieces. Little special treats--enjoy lunch at one of my favorite places.
bg

Raru said...

Oh... these cupcakes look amazing ;)))
Thanks for sharing :))) Have a great day.

Raru

eatsgrass/nonrunner said...

Hi! I'm a new follower! And wow~ You post such great tid-bits! I love the pictures too! :)

Sanity Fair said...

WOW - these are gorgeous! I can't believe they're edible. I would hesitate to eat them - for a minute or so :)

Goat said...

Violets, peonies and forget-me-nots - so delicious and delightful. Forget-me-not in the sweet contest!
Goat Keeper at Merry Mischief Acres

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

I've rarely met a little cake I didn't like. Unfortunately. :-)

Susan said...

My first visit to your blog - and the first thing I see is these delightfully gorgeous little cakes!

meg duerksen said...

that is the sweetest book! i picked a great day to stop by...its been awhile!! how have you been? :) i love that flower frosting!!

City Mouse said...

I too love teeny tiny things, I especially like the bee cake. Those little flowers have so much detail... what fun!
Pam

mytwocentsworth said...

I can go for a sweet treat anytime, and with this delightful little book, I can try to make it myself. Wishing for that little book to float my way!

flip flop and fancy free said...

love,love,love! mmmmm, I would adore having this sweet book.

Gramercy Home said...

Wow. Prettiest cupcakes I've ever seen!!! I just want to jump through my screen and grab some! So glad to know about this great place :)

T.Allen-Mercado said...

How absolutely darling are those cupcakes?! Little things that make me smile? Right now hummingbirds. I see them everywhere, flittering, fluttering by-they make me smile.

Tracy @ ComfortandLuxury said...

How fun! I cannot bake an actual full-sized cake to save my life, but I can (and should more often) make cupcakes. Maybe I need more inspiration!
Thanks for this opportunity!

Anna said...

OH my goodness. These are just darling---hope I win the book!

Pinar G. said...

Thanks; this is great!
Cupcake and coffee; best for enjoying my day.

Nancy B. Hartley said...

Adorable, cupcakes! The little book sounds wonderful! Thank you for such inspiring posts! Your blog is one of my favorites!

gina said...

What a fun contest! Such pretty Spring cupcakes.

M Denise C said...

I have a friend who does some cake decorating and I would love to surprise her with this book!

Kate and Oli said...

how exciting!! :)

i LOVE cupcakes and have been thinking of trying some fancier styles next time!

kateandoli@gmail.com

Marija said...

I have such a soft spot for little cupcakes turned into art. So totally sweet :) Marija

Madeline said...

Those cupcakes look so beautiful and delicious; it's making me hungry and ready for a mid-afternoon sugary snack ;)

Miss Cavendish said...

How charming! I am mad for tiny cakes, real or otherwise (just set out a display of felt ones for some Easter cheer).