Birthday Owls Part III: Don’t Forget the Beaks

Finally. The much overdue post finishing up the trio of posts on a recent cake project I completed…. Last post I went through the steps it took to create the owl cake topper.  This post will go through the steps it took to create cupcake toppers. For the cupcake toppers, I used the same materials as I […] Read more…

Why I Feel Television Hinders Empathy/Sympathy For Autism

There is a small difference between empathy and sympathy. Not until recently did I fully understand how to put into words what I knew it to be in my heart. Brené Brown has studied vulnerability, shame, and empathy and their social effects for years. She has been a Ted Talks speaker multiple times and is […] Read more…

Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

Our family has been trying to reduce our food cost and, in addition to finally learning the wonders of the crock pot beyond soup and stew, this has inspired me to be creative and use more pantry essentials to cook meals.  I found out that it is possible to cook well-rounded meals for cheap. This […] Read more…

Welcome

Welcome to my blog, The Stay at Home Soprano! This blog moved from blogger, so for older posts you can visit www.thestayathomesoprano.blogspot.com. From here on out, WordPress is my home. Here is a little info about me :-). I hope you enjoy the blog! Read more…

Birthday Owls Part II: Descent Into Cake Madness

So last time I left off having just completed making modeling chocolate.  Well, I actually made two batches; a white chocolate one and a milk chocolate one. For the white one, I used Ghiradelli white tempered chocolate bars.  For the chocolate version, I ended up using the Wilton cocoa candy melts because they taste like […] Read more…

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