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Farro Salad

Guys, I'm on a health kick. Yes, I know I say that often on here but when you have a blog that is dedicated to baked goods and desserts, health kicks are needed to keep yourself in check. At least they are for me. For this health kick (which in full disclosure, I just ate a Skinny Cow ice cream sandwich before I wrote this so I feel like I'm still doing semi-well...) I bring you farro salad. … [Read More...]

Better Than Sex Cake | longdistancebaking.com

Better Than Sex Cake

My roommate and I just celebrated our 5 year anniversary (awwww!). It's true, somehow we survived 5 years under the same roof without killing each other. For two twenty-something year old girls? That's a cause for celebration. I know other people make Better Than Sex Cake (BTS or Better Than Anything Cake...if you prefer a more PG name) but I've honestly only ever had it if my roommate or I … [Read More...]

Sacramento Eats

I've fallen behind on the baking front lately. I wish my waistline appreciated this mini baking absence but unfortunately since I've moved closer to downtown, I've been eating out a lot more at some awesome restaurants... So sadly it doesn't. Here are some yummy places I've tried in Sacramento since I moved in December: 33rd Street Bistro: Amazing! A few blocks from where I live, my sister, … [Read More...]

Road Trip Trail Mix | longdistancebaking.com

Road Trip Trail Mix

I've been a little all over the place lately. Two weeks ago I drove through Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, helping my boyfriend fiance (still not used to saying this!) move. Last week, I was in Phoenix, … [Read More...]

I'm Engaged!! | longdistancebaking.com

I’m Engaged!!

I knew these two weeks would be crazy, so I prepared a post ahead of time for today: Road Trip Trail Mix. Then something else happened...I GOT ENGAGED. Sorry trail mix, you're not exciting enough anymore. My fiancé (!!!!!) and I have been … [Read More...]

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Pink Champagne Wedding Cake

Remember when I took that cake decorating class to prepare for the wedding that was months away? Well, it's now only a month a way. Time to kick it into gear! I just started a new job about 3 weeks ago that I love and we got a few days off for … [Read More...]

Snickerdoodles - kept soft and chewy with the addition of cream cheese! | longdistancebaking.com

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are one of those cookies we just didn't eat as a child. I'm not really sure why, I mean everyone loves them, I just don't have any memories of making or eating them. They're also not a cookie you generally see out and about … [Read More...]

Online Dating, Part II

Read about online dating part 1 here.  Well online dating, we've made it almost 3 months but now it's time to go. It's not you, it's me. Really, it's me. Although, I do not feel that you really listened my responses to those survey questions in … [Read More...]

March Madness Basketball Cupcakes | longdistancebaking.com

March Madness Cupcakes

Only one weekend into the NCAA tournament aaaaannddd my bracket is officially busted. Kelly's too. We tried to be different and not pick Kentucky to win it all, but that clearly didn't work out in our favor. Filling out brackets is a yearly … [Read More...]