Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Hello Cupcake! Slatkin & Co. Frosted Cupcake Candle!

Mmmmmmmmmmmm Cupcakes! I loooooooooove cupcakes!!!  The best thing about this though is that it doesn't go to my hips! This amazing yummy smelling Frosted Cupcake candle by Slatkin & Co sold at Bath & Body Works is so wonderfully delightful and yummy smelling!  My sister purchased one of these yummy candles for me as a Christmas Present.  Needless to say, I burned that baby up so fast it would have made your head spin! I've since bought two more of these candles and just can't seem to get enough!  These candles have an amazing scent throw, no wimpy smelling candle! I personally loooove strong scented candles, I mean if you are going to burn a candle you better be able to smell it right?! Otherwise, hello, what's the point?  When I light this beauty up in my house it literally smells like I'm baking cupcakes, with a decadent fragrance combination of creamy buttercream frosting, sugar and fresh vanilla bean topped off with the essence of cake batter! Only downfall I see thus far is it makes me HUNGRY! lol  Oh well, at least my house smells yummy.  

The candle is generously sized at 14.5 ounces, it includes three wicks for even burning and has a approximate burn time of 40-65 ounces. I think the container is very classy looking and I love the silver lid.  It retails for 19.50, which is a good deal.  However, if anybody knows me well enough they know I NEVER pay full price for anything! I ALWAYS have a coupon!  Last time I purchased this yummy candle I got two for the price of one! Oh yeah!  So, if you love yummy smelling candles I highly recommend this sweetie! Happy candle burning! 

Monday, January 24, 2011

Paper Flower Tutorial - Intimate Weddings

Shake your pom, pom, shake your pom, pom.  Well, these aren't your typical pom, poms. These are adorable little pom, poms made out of.......drum roll please......cupcake liners.  Okay, okay, maybe their not pom, poms at all, they actually remind me of a carnation flower.  I stumbled across this FABulous tutorial by Intimate Weddings on how to make flowers out of cupcake liners! Genius! I have like a trillion of these little bad boys! Yes, I'm addicting to purchasing cupcake liners, so sue me! I just love everything about them!  They are like eye candy to me! So, needless to say, I do have alot of these little beauties.  

I thought I would give this tutorial a whirl, it looked easy enough! I'm all about easy! You can view the tutorial here.  Since I have already had the cupcake liners all I needed to complete this little sweet project was the pipe cleaners which I picked up for a whopping 0.77 for a pack of 25.  Cheap, easy & simple! Oh yes! This project took me a whopping 2 minutes to make.  Sooooo incredibly simple you won't believe it!  Checkout my little beauty below.  Pretty nice if I do say so myself!  

The Idea Room - Snow Paint! - An Outdoor Snowcone!

I don't know about where you live, but where I live, it's been snowing A LOT. We've had WAY to many snow days and kids staying home. Quite frankly I'm ready for spring and summer! I've been ready for a while, that's no secret though.  If you have snow where you live and want a fun idea for you and your lil Sprinkles to partake in, read this blog post by The Idea Room, Snow Paint! Now who would have thunk it? I'll admit it, I sure didn't, but I sure do love the idea! It's like a outdoor snow cone! SWEET! Yeah, yeah, I always have to relate everything back to food. Sorry! 

Heart Cake Tutorial - I Am Baker

Are you tired of me posting about mushy Valentine's Day?! Sooooo sorry! I luv Valentines Day! Not so much the day, but everything that goes along with it, the colors, the sweets, you get my point right? I found the most amazing blog tutorial on a Valentines Day cake, in one word it is STUNNING!  I'm not much of a baker, I make some mean sweet soap, but when it comes to baking I can do the basics, after that don't have your expectations set to high or your bound to be disappointed! Hee, hee. 

Anywho, I wanted to share this amazing tutorial on this Valentines Day cake, it's breathtaking. You can check it out here on the I Am Baker blog. I'm putting a teaser photo below, because I know once you see this cake you are going to be so intrigued at how it was made, I know I sure was! 

FABulously Sweet Twinery "Be Mine" Giveaway!

The Twinery is giving away a FABulously Sweet "Be Mine" giveaway just in time for Valentines Day.  Check it our here and sign up!  This giveaway is in one word…..amazing! A total prize package value of $75.00! WOWZA!  While your at it pick you up some twine, everybody needs twine and for a limited time The Twinery is offering 25% off!  Just enter NEWCOLORS at checkout, hurry this offer expires 1/30/11. That even includes their new colors they just released! OMG, does it get any better than this?!  Get shopping, I know I will be! 

Saturday, January 22, 2011

My First Cake Pop Making Experience!

Hello my little Sprinkles sweets!

Everybody knows how much I love to whip up sweet bath and body treats.  Sometimes, and it’s very rare, I decide to whip up some sweet treats in the kitchen.  Mr. Sprinkle and I were invited to a Christmas Party, I was off work from my regular 8-5 job so I had some extra time over the holidays to whip up something for the party.  I wanted to try something new, so I scoured the internet and decided after some deliberation that I was going to try my hand at Cake Pops.  Sweet cake on a stick, I mean how can you go wrong with that?! HELLO! I found a FABulously sweet blog tutorial by The Sweets Bar on Cake Pops, you can visit it here, totally step by step (yes, that's what I need) and totally EASY! BINGO, I'm in! 
After deciding what it was I was doing, the next decision was what flavor? Oh geez, the choices! My mind was spinning! I finally decided on Dark Chocolate cake with Vanilla frosting and topped them off with crushed peppermints (it's the holiday season you know).
I followed The Sweets Bar sweet instructions to a tee, I highly recommend these instructions for fool proof Cake Pops!   These Cake Pops are totally decadent and yummy!  I don't splurge on desserts too much but when I do I want them to be splurge worthy and these are definetely splurge worthy! Anybody that knows me knows that I have a sweet tooth, actually every tooth in my mouth is sweet, I'm pretty confident of it. So, trust me when I say something is rich, you better believe it! So, I'm saying it, these are rich! I could only eat one and believe me, that is saying something.  Truly delightful with a big tall glass of cold milk! Yum!  Check out my creation below.

My sweet thoughts on my first Cake Pop experience.  These are truly a delightful treat, time consuming and only something I would make for a special occasion.So, will I make them again? You betcha!  Speaking of special occasions, you know that Valentines Day is quickly approaching and of course that got me thinking back to these sweet Cake Pops.  Think how sweet these would be with a Red Velvet Cake Mix, Cream Cheese Frosting, dipped in vanilla almond bar and sprinkled with some Valentines Day sprinkles! I think my sweet co-workers would love them!

If you give these sweet Cake Pops a whirl, please let me know and I would love to see your Cake Pop creation photos! 

Friday, January 21, 2011

Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Soap!

Grab them while you can! Our Limited Edition Sugar Cookies are here for just a short while for your little sweetie for Valentines Day!
These Sugar Cookies have an enticing aroma of freshly baked cookies and vanilla frosting.  This fresh from the oven sugar cookie is filled with rich buttery vanilla and delicious sugar cookie dough sweetness with crisp caramalized edges.  Please don't take a bite though, we promise it doesn't taste as yummy as it smells or looks for that matter! It's soap for goodness sake!
Our Cookies are made with an all natural moisturizing soap, infused with Shea Butter and Safflower Seed Oil for a creamy rich decadent treat than we've topped them off with our creamy whipped soap! Sugar sprinkles on top just for fun.  What's life without sprinkles?!  
No small cookies here! These cookies weigh in at approximately 2.65 ounces each for lots of cookie sudsy fun!  
Each cookie will be individually wrapped in a sweet cello bag w/coordinating ribbon.  
Head on over to Sprinkles Bath & Body to shop for sweet bath and body treats for your special someone!   

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Just Released Today! U Make It Bubble Mounds!

Here at Sprinkles it all about YOU! That's why we offer the U Make It Bubble Mound! You create it, we make it, you enjoy your sweet creation! Life is sweet! 
You choose your color, your fragrance, whether you want sprinkles or not.  The possibilities are endless! Now get creating! Oh, the sweet fun you will have! 
So, head on over to Sprinkles website and get some sweet shopping done! 

New Flavors/Fragrances Added to the Flavor Bar!

We've done it again, yep that's right new flavors/fragrances added to the flavor bar.  We've added some manly scents for that sweet man in your life as well as some more earthy scents.  We think you are going to love them! 
Amber Romance
A rich combination of amber, African vanilla, and musk with a faint undertone of black cherry. Truly romantic and utterly delightful! 
Australian Bamboo Grass
This creative fragrance begins with top notes of fresh lime, mint, and ozone; balanced with middle notes of French lavender, and well-rounded with a nice base note of white musk. You will be in heaven!
Cool Water for Men
Cool Water is classified as a refreshing, spicy, lavender, ambery fragrance. This masculine scent possesses a blend of lavender, jasmine, oakmoss, musk and sandalwood.
Curve For Men
Curve is classified as a refreshing, spicy, lavender, amber fragrance. This masculine scent possesses a blend of fresh greens, warm wind, pepper, and finishing with mahogany and water.
Fresh Cut GrassAroma of freshly cut green grass.  Surprisingly delightful. Give a try, you'll be glad you did! 
Rice Flowers & Shea
This soul-soothing fragrance has top notes of ozony sea water, crushed ginger root, and anise leaves.  Middle notes of coconut milk and rice flower; and sits on base notes of amber, musk, and sandalwood.
Very Sexy for Men
A spicy citrus blend, has top notes of pink lime, bergamot leaves, and tangerine. Middle notes of cinnamon bark, limewood, and sage. Vetiver and orange flower comprise the dry down. Very Sexy...yes he is!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

New Product Launch - Body Cookies!

A sweet spin on an old favorite.  Our Body Cookies are a solid lotion bar, yep you read that right, solid lotion in the shape of a sweet lil cookie! No more lotion spilling in your purse or luggage and these are perfect for air travel!  Sweet!  Made with ultra moisturizing shea butter your skin will thank you!  As always you get to pick your fragrance because it's all about sweet lil YOU! 
These cookies couldn't be easier to use, simply take your cookie and gently rub your body paying close attention to areas that need extra moisturization such as elbows and feet.  The heat of your body magically makes these cookies melt right into your skin!  Once your done place your cookie back in your tin and enjoy your super soft skin! See, we told you it was easy! 
Body Cookies comes packaged to you  in a silver shallow metal tin with a cupcake paper liner for ease of use.  Each weighs approximately 1 ounce.   Your cookie will melt if exposed to extreme warm temperatures, store your cookie in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight otherwise you could have a melted cookie and nobody wants that! 

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

New Flavors/Fragrances Added to the Flavor Bar!

We've added lots of new and tantalizing flavors to our flavor bar!  Check them out below.  Please try not to drool! Hee, Hee.   

As always if you have a favorite fragrance that we don't have please let us know! Because utlimately it is all about you!  Have a sweet day. 
Banana PuddingRich, creamy banana pudding with vanilla wafers and topped off with a whipped meringue topping! Yummy! 
Blueberry Muffin There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked blueberry muffins! With aromas of fresh, ripe blueberries intermingled with butter cake, vanilla, almond and just a hint of orange zest you'll drool for sure! 
Blue Raspberry SlushieMmmmmmm sweet blue raspberry slushie just like you get at the movie theater! Sweet blue raspberries sprinkled with lots of sweet sugar! Slurp, slurp! 
Carrot CakeOne of my favorite cakes, Carrot Cake! I absolutely love the aromas of a buttery spice blended with hints of peach, coconut, carrots, cinnamon and warm vanilla. 
Cherry VanillaRipe, juicy cherries intermingled with creamy vanilla ice cream! Can you say yum?! 
Coffee Caramel Cream If you’re a java lover like myself you will love, love, love this fragrance! Aromas of freshly brewed coffee with sweet caramel cream stirred in! Make that a large cup-o-joe please!
Grapefruit VanillaTart, juicy grapefruit with warm vanilla notes. 
Juniper Breeze A sparkling invigorating bouquet of fresh evergreen intermingled with juniper berry. 
Oatmeal CookieI love cookies and oatmeal cookies are one of my favorites with aromas of spice cookie, oatmeal, cinnamon, vanilla and sweet cream you'll want two! 
Orange DanishWith aromas of freshly baked danish intermingled with orange zest and drizzled with with cream frosting you are gonna love this fragrance! 
Orange VanillaSweet juicy oranges intermingled with creamy vanilla. 
Orange Honey Freshly bloomed orange blossoms kissed with honey, this is a delighful scent. 
Pecan PieOoey Gooey Pecan Pie, one of my absolute favorites! Rest assured our pecan pie isn't ooey or gooey but it does smell delightfully yummy!  With aromas of fresh pecans, brown sugar and molasses kissed with a hint of vanilla you'll swear it's the real thing! 
Peppermint Stick The smell of pure peppermint sprinkled with sugar! Sweet! 
Strawberries &
Luscious strawberries intermingled with a hint of grape topped off with nose tingling bubbly champagne.  
Warm Vanilla SugarA delightful combination of brown sugar, sweet creamy vanilla with a soft hint of musk. 

Monday, January 3, 2011

New Flavors/Fragrances and Exciting New Products!

We have LOTS of new and exciting flavors going to be added to the Flavor Bar!  Stay tuned for our flavor reveal as well as for new and exciting products we are launching in 2011! 

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