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Ice cream cone cupcakes are cute and delicious

I pinned something AGES ago that had cute cupcakes baked inside ice cream cones. I had a weekend with lots of free time and a BBQ to go to, so I thought I would give them a go. Here’s how they turned out, and how you can make them, too.

Cut your pastries with a bonesaw

Libby Bulloff, the Seattle-based slightly-creepy awesomepants who brought us The Satanic Wrath and Evil Despair of Infernal Yardwork presents this lovely breakfast photo of the breakfast she had last weekend.

As she explained: “Stephen takes a genuine bonesaw to a pair of chocolate croissants he baked this morning. Like you do.”

Sweet rainbows: How to make your own colored sanding sugar

As a rainbow-loving lady, I’m always trying to add color to my confections. As a newly-diagnosed diabetic, I have to watch what I’m adding to sweet treats. This is a trick I’ve used to color sugar for topping cupcakes and candies many times, and it works for sugar substitutes, too!

Making your own sanding sugars lets you create just the right hue to add to your sweet rainbow and dragon, here, is going to show you how it’s done.

Orange creamsicle cupcakes make warm weather even better

I’m not too proud to use a cake mix when I need a quick snack — see how I turned Duncan Hines yellow cake mix into an orange dreamcake.

An English cottage dream house, camping on the rocks, and a chinchilla spa in this week’s reader photos

Happy Monday, Homies! Good to see you back. In this week’s photos we have a lot of fantasy, and in this week’s Clicky Links there’s a lot of helpful hints.

Share your photos by posting to our Flickr group, and share your inspirations with us on Pinterest.

Gingerdead man cookie cutter: Holiday cookies with a twist of dark in your sweet

I adore these adorably macabre gingerbread man cookie cutters from ThinkGeek, which imprint a gingerbread skeleton into your rolled cookie dough.