Note: The frosting recipe makes enough frosting to frost 32 cupcakes so you can always cut it in half if you don’t want to use the rest as a dip.
Instructions For Cake
Preheat oven to 350
Powder Erythritol in a food processor
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and mix until well blended
Pour into silicon baking cups and bake for 28 – 30 minutes (until toothpick comes out clean)
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
Baking Tips: The fat and butter in most keto cupcakes will destroy cupcake wrappers and cause any color in them to bleed all over the place. So I recommend that you forgo the wrappers or use silicone baking cups. Silicone baking cups are great because the food doesn’t stick to them, so it’s easy to make beautiful cupcakes every time. You can still use festive wrappers after they have cooled.
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My receptionist Ericka was in tears. The caller had said some pretty mean things, and she’s sensitive to what people say to her. She thrust the phone towards me, and pleaded for me to deal with it, “She doesn’t understand we don’t have any appointments available and, anyway, we’ll be closed in 45 minutes.” Some lady’s dog hadn’t “eated” in 4 days, and so she thinks she’s really pretty sick, and what was I gonna do about it? On such a hectic afternoon, I was glad to take the load off the front desk, and proceeded with the best defense being a good offense. “So he hasn’t eaten in 4 days? Wow, you rushed right in! What makes you think it’s serious now” The colloquialism of her words and accents made it difficult to understand, even for a small town Missoura hick like myself, but I did make out something…
If you’ve read some of my more personal posts you are aware that I’ve been struggling financially. I try not to focus on it but I cannot deny that I the “anxiety” monkey has been slowly creeping up the top of my shoulders as the calendar inches closer to January 22nd; which is the day we have to be completely moved out of my Brother and SIL’s house (they’ve made arrangements with the bank).
It just seems like Dad and I just can’t catch a break. Although Dad is slowly branching out on his own, getting small cabinetry jobs here and there; remodeling work has been scarce for him since he ended his partnership with Brother’s construction business. My job is steady but it is still part-time. Our combined incomes have been barely enough to pay all the utilities and put food on the table but not enough to save any money towards a deposit on an apartment.
Leasing requirements being what they are – most apartment complexes require that one’s combined income should be at least 3X’s the amount of the rent – means that neither of us qualify to lease an apartment unless of course we moved to an unsafe neighborhood. We’ve also scoured the internet for other families looking to rent out rooms in their homes but haven’t had any success yet. Last week in desperation I wrote a message to some of the leading Brothers in our local church. Everyone has been praying for us. We’ve been praying, crying, praying, searching, praying, posting ad looking for roommates, praying some more……
We have yet to find alternate living arrangements; however, today I was overcome with emotion when one of these leading Brothers showed up at our doorstep with a monetary offering of $600 dollars to help us get an apartment. With tears in my eyes I thanked him profusely then wept as soon as he walked out the door…
I still don’t know where we will live but I have faith the Lord will provide. In the meantime, I’ll continue searching for the right place for us. It’s getting down to the wire but I know He always gives us what we need, exactly when we need it.
So today I started a part-time cleaning job for a local family. This is what she texted me:
Omg!!!! I just got home and LOOOOOVE YOU!!! Lol!! Thank u!!!!!!!
We just love you!! And I haven’t even officially met you!! Hubby is so glad we found you!! I hope you don’t think it’s just a “maid” position!! 😀
We (humans) fill our life with distractions, both positive and negative, to avoid dealing with how trapped we really are.
Check out this insightful post by Mike Foster, one of the Storyline Contributors. It’s a timely message for me; one that I’ll be considering as I continue to “recalculate” my life. I want to be able to honestly say, “I am in no place that I don’t want to be.”