Faux Bois Cake

Faux Bois (Woodgrain) cake. Perfect for woodland themed events, or just because it is beautiful! | saynotsweetanne.com

When we first discovered we were expecting, hubby and I had dreams of a forest themed nursery. Girl or Boy, we loved the idea of soothing green tones, natural wood and serene forest animals. (You know, until the child arrives and the whole house is thrown into chaos.) So when time came for our littleRead more

Peanut Butter S’more Cookies

Peanut Butter S'more Cookies | The Crafting Foodie via Say Not Sweet Anne #cookies #s'mores #peanutbutter

I am super pleased to have another guest post by Aida today! For those of you who don’t follow me on Instagram, you might not know that I had a baby last week! I’m doing well, but definitely not up to  making something as awesome as these cookies by Aida. So I’m more than happyRead more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Bark

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cup Bark -- Juggling Act Mama

I am so happy to host this amazing guest post (which of course is a sweet because I can’t possibly go a day without some decadent sugary thing these days…) from the lovely and talented Ang of Juggling Act Mama! I’m due this weekend (#babywatch2015) and Ang has been amazing volunteering to do some postsRead more

Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Brown Butter Caramel Cupcakes|The Crafting Foodie via Say Not Sweet Anne

Hi Everyone! I’m Aida from The Crafting Foodie, and I’m so excited to be sharing these Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with you today. A few months ago I made this Brown Butter Banana Toffee Cake. It was my first time baking with brown butter, and let’s just say it was revolutionary. Simply cooking meltedRead more

20 Amazing and Adorable Uses for Peeps

20 Creative Uses for Peeps! Crafts, recipes, and more. See them all at Saynotsweetanne.com

One of my favorite signs of spring is the sudden appearance of birds. One day there is nothing, not a perfectly formed beak to be found… and the next day they flock around all my favorite neighborhood stores. Of course I’m not talking about real birds. Oh no. I’m talking about squishy, marshmallowy, sugar coated chicks.Read more

Soft Heart Candies + Valentine Printable

Easy DIY Soft Candies + Printable Valentine Tags by Saynotsweetanne.com

I’ve mentioned before that Valentine’s Day at my house get lumped in with our wedding anniversary. For that reason, we don’t typically do anything fancy on the actual February 14th. Instead we avoid crowds and high costs by doing something special closer to the 19th. That doesn’t mean, however, that the official V-Day is allowedRead more

Traditional Kolache Sweet Bread with Delicious topping!

Kolache - Traditional Eastern European Sweet Dough | saynotsweetann.com | #bread #backing #christmas #tradition

Much of my ancestry is polish. My Great grandfather emigrated to the United states and then started his family here. My maiden name is utterly unpronounceable (except for once, when I met a Polish man, who was able to say it from reading it without hesitation) and I’ve got the nose to show for it. MyRead more