I’m not very good at decorating cupcakes. It’s something I’ve been trying to work at. Not too long ago I saw these beautiful cupcakes decorated to look like hydrangeas on Glorious Treats. I was enchanted by the flower cupcakes.

Then I learned that these elegant looking cupcake decorations are easy to make. You just need to get the Wilton 2D tip, which pipes out the flowers. And you simply pipe out one flower on top of another. It’s wonderful and if you mess up, you can just add another flower over it.


Chocolate souffle is one of my favorite desserts. It combines my love of chocolate and my love for eating desserts hot out of the oven. I’ve eaten a lot of chocolate souffles at restaurants claiming that it’s their famous dessert, but the best version I’ve ever eaten to date has been the one served at Roy’s Hawaiian Restaurant.

So when I came across the recipe for Roy’s Chocolate Souffle, I knew I had to try it out. The recipe wasn’t too hard to make, but you do have to let the batter refrigerate overnight.

Future Husband (“FH”) and I both enjoy eating chinese dim sum. Over the years, we’ve been to nearly every restaurant in San Diego that offers dim sum (the pickings are pretty slim). The one place we hadn’t tried was Pearl in Rancho Bernardo, though we had heard good things about it. We always thought it was too far of a drive for a casual weekend brunch.

After we went to Pearl for the first time a few weeks ago, we realized the drive wasn’t so bad, so this weekend we went back to check out the dim sum.