My stories.

Vegan, baker, cosplayer, party planner, wanderer...

Krampus Feast

Thanksgiving will no longer be celebrated in the Garner household... This holiday will henceforth be known as Krampus Feast!! It's about being grateful for what you have or you'll be eaten by a Christmas demon.  (more…)

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Donut Bouquet

Sometimes a bride just needs to be a little extra at her wedding rehearsal... and that calls for a donut bouquet! Obviously, I chose to create this bouquet with the giant, fluffy, vegan pillows from Valkyrie Doughnuts.  

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Silent Hill Nurse

This year for halloween I needed to throw something together in less than a week. Amazon Prime to the rescue! Dress Hat Mask Gauze Shoes

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Highlights from Switzerland

We recently spent three nights in Switzerland and it wasn't nearly enough time! We stayed in Lucerne, which sits amid snowcapped mountains on Lake Lucerne, and Mürren, which sits at the foot of the Schilthorn peak and is only accessible by cable car. (more…)

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Fireball Whiskey Cake

I made a Fireball Whiskey cake for my friend's bachelor party. It's layers of whiskey pecan pie, vanilla buttercream, and apple cinnamon cake with an apple butter swirl and Fireball whiskey glaze. It's topped with caramel, pecans, toffee shards, half an apple, and miniature bottles of Fireball.  (more…)

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An Italian Wedding

My best friend got married in Varenna, Italy which is on the beautiful coast of Lake Como. The actual wedding took place at the Hotel Villa Cipressi and this is also where we stayed for three remarkable nights! (more…)

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The Jenny to His Rocketeer

My husband cosplays as the Rocketeer every year at Megacon so this year I finally decided to be his Jenny. I was completely out of my comfort zone, but it was still fun!

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Peanut Butter Cake

This cake looks much more impressive than it actually is. It's just a chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting. It's decorated with peanut butter drizzle, chocolate and peanut butter bark, truffles, Oreos, and peanut butter cups.  (more…)

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Dash Does DC

We decided to book a vacation for Dash. And no, not just take dash with us on a vacation, but plan a vacation for Dash! After researching some pet friendly cities we settled on Washington, DC! (more…)

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My First Attempt at a Layer Cake

My husband's favorite cake is red velvet so that's what he got for his birthday this year! It's layers of red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, topped with chocolate ganache, crushed freeze dried raspberries, macarons, white chocolate shards, meringues, and nugs from Valkyrie Doughnuts... all vegan, of course. (more…)

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