Cupcakes!

23 Dec

This is a guest post I did for thefoodinmybeard August 18, 2008.

For those of you that may not know…I love Birthdays…in fact I love any reason to celebrate at all. Kim’s Birthday this Saturday was perfect timing to get my baking skills back up to par. I’m a huge fan of cupcakes instead of cakes for birthday desserts for two reasons. One being that you have the opportunity to have various designs and colors without looking over done. Second, in my personal opinion I feel that people are more likely to grab a cupcake then to grab a piece of cake that has to be on a plate and ate with a fork. Cupcakes are low maintenance and fun to eat. That being said….I have been hearing lots about Amy Sedaris’ cupcakes, and wanted to give them a shot. If you don’t know who she is, I’d suggest watching some Strangers with Candy. I decided to stick with the vanilla cupcake recipe and add a special touch of stuffing them with some chocolate frosting.

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Branding with Jay-z on Blueprint 3

22 Dec

He most definitely is no off-brand dude.

I edited the Blueprint 3 album to hear just the brands, and added there logo’s for a school project.  Nothing fancy, but fun!

Exploring with Acrylic Paint

21 Dec

I have always had an interest in learning how to paint. My grandmother took classes in her later years and her works are a pleasant reminder each time I walk down my hallway. After seeing some cheap canvases and paint at Ocean State Job Lot, I decided to make a $20 investment to give it a shot.

This was given to my dear friend Caitlin for her 26th birthday! Not too impressive, but fun to make nonetheless!

Deconstructing a Video Advertisement

10 Dec
Mac vs. PC: Broken Promises

Mac vs. PC: Broken Promises

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Chef’s for Jimmy

10 Dec

Chefs for Jimmy is a fundraiser to benefit The Jimmy Fund, the fund-raising arm of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  This event features dishes from the Pioneer Valley’s  popular restaurants. More than 30 of the most prominent eateries in Western Massachusetts will be participating in celebration. This will be the 20th year Chef’s for Jimmy’s has helped raise more than $1 million for the Jimmy Fund.

This years participating restaurants are:

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