Looky, looky it’s Valentine’s weekend!
And I am officially sick of my house. Don’t get me wrong, my home is adorable, lovely and exactly what I want from a house (plus or minus more space for my Peloton). BUT. I’ve got some serious cabin fever. I’m tired of my dining room table constantly littered with crumbs and lists of days past. Sick of knowing that it doesn’t matter that I did five (5!) loads of laundry yesterday, but there is ALWAYS still one more hiding in the closet. Completely over cycling through rooms as we progress through the day to feel like four walls are now eight or twelve and I’m not (still!) stuck at home.Wilton 402-2110 1M Open Star Piping Tip(2pk)
Change up your environment!
So, we’re GTFO. Our best couple friends have a cabin (legit cabin) in the Adirondacks in Brantingham, NY. We’ll caravan there with the baby for the weekend to switch up life a bit. At first glance, the specs on the place sound a bit sketchy…no heat, electricity, or running water and you have to take a snowmobile for the last leg of the trip. But it is amazing.Thickened 100pcs/set Disposable Pastry Bag Icing Piping Bag Cake Cupcake Decorating Bags (12inch Thickened)
The place is beautiful with new renovations, fantastic views and it’s fully heated with a wood burning fireplace that’s incredibly cozy. So yes, while there is an outhouse, it’s a bougie a** outhouse! This cabin is exactly what I need to get out and get my mental health back in check. Unplugged and unstressed. We’ll have nothing but time to spend cooking in the elements, with the dogs running around and good friends to drink wine with. I can feel the relaxation kicking in already!
Mini Rose Chocolate Cupcakes
So here’s your Valentine’s Day recipe! It’s always nice to do something a little special for your Valentine. (Even if you hate the idea of Valentine’s Day, do something nice for your lovey. They won’t hate you for it! ) I’ve included a video below to give you a detailed look at how to get the roses looking rose-tastic.
Not into chocolate? Try out this recipe for Decorated Sugar Cookies and use heart cutters with cute sprinkles for a vanilla alternative. Got a vegan in the house? Try this Vegan Chocolate Cake instead.Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Mini Muffin and Cupcake Pan, 24-Cup
These cute little Mini Rose Chocolate Cupcakes are perfect for your sweetie, besties or your kids. (OR yourself. you deserve it.) The chocolate cupcake is moist, deliriously chocolatey and so good you’ll eat it in two bites. The vanilla buttercream is light, fluffy and just subtley sweet. No sickly sweet icing here!
I’ve been having a ton of fun trying out some new videos – let me know what you think in the comments below! I’ve recruited my brother into the shooting and editing process and it’s been a ride. Do you find the videos to be helpful? Fun? Over the top? I’d love your feedback!
But in the meantime, I gotta get out of here and pack for my cabin getaway!