Hello beautiful people!

Beckycakes is back! I’ve got the motivation and time (sort of) and I am looking forward to making beautiful and tasty treats for you again!

I’ve had a lot of changes over the last several years and I had taken the time mostly off from everything. I moved 4 times and that alone made it hard, I didn’t have a proper place to bake! Also with all of the changes it took an emotional toll on me and I just didn’t have the passion I needed.

I am moving yet again but it’s a good move and I’m looking forward to what’s ahead!

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And I’m an aunt now to this beautiful little girl Adalyn! I’ll be moving closer to her and I’m really excited about that!

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2014!

Whew it’s been awhile since I’ve blogged! I haven’t been baking too much lately, took a hiatus of sorts for the holidays. Busy time of year! Did a little personal baking and that was about it. I have however been doing some other business related stuff.

Last year was a good year getting in some more experience and clients & it was also the year I discovered my homemade marshmallow fondant! And at the beginning of this year I broke 100 fans on facebook! ♥♥ Love all of my wonderful fans!! Great start to the new year! I also created a Twitter & Instagram (@itsbeckycakes).

The last big project I did was an awesome grooms cake in the theme of the Atlanta Braves! It turned out great. Simple cake with a lot of detail put into the theme. Used my marshmallow fondant, of course, to decorate! I’m going to make a separate post for the details and pictures so keep an eye out!

I’m REALLY excited about the next project I’m doing! I’m making a birthday cake an cupcakes for a 1st birthday! I’ll post more about that later.

Otherwise, I’m focusing on advertising and social media pretty heavily. 2014 is going to be a big year! My goal is least 6-8 big projects this year. I’ve already got one booked and it’s just January so I think I’m off to a great start!

XoXo ♥ Becky

So much has been going on lately!

In my last post I wrote about the marshmallow fondant I made and since then I made a ton more and decorated a cake!  It was done just for fun and not for anyone or anything in particular but it really turned out awesome!

I made a cherry almond cake via this recipe and made my own vanilla buttercream to crumb coat.  I let it sit for a day before I was able to make the fondant and decorate so it was good and ready to go.  The cake turned out a bit heavy for me but had a nice flavor and my hubby loved it!  The chunks of cherry mixed in really made it.  

Here is the cake after it was all decorated

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And here you can see the cherries

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Can’t wait to make some more!