Saturday is for Cupcakes

Thanks for all the nice comments about ELR’s new look. Y’all sure know how to make a girl feel good! Don’t get too attached though because this layout is only temporary as we work on designing ELR 2.0, which will be launched in a few months. I had to make a switch to a different design because, well, the one I had been using was as old school as they come and was the same one I started blogging with back in 2007!

I dig change.

Thanks for sticking with me through the mass construction of this site. I promise it will be worth the wait! If not, I’ll just send you some cookies. Mm k?

On another note, it’s time to say goodbye.

Rocky’s headed back to college next week and what do we do when someone moves away?

We throw a par-tayyy!

I left the grilling to the boys and instead spent my afternoon doin’ a little of this:

And this

Mmmm love this.

Recipe to come!

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  • Laura (Blogging Over Thyme)
    August 28, 2010 at 3:42 pm

    I love the new look too! Can’t wait for the big BIG update–it’s like a cliff hanger. Those cupcakes look fab! Looking forward to the recipe 🙂

  • Brooke - One Healthy Cookie
    August 28, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    Yay! I love the new format. Don’t leave me hangin’ without a cupcake recipe!

  • nickee
    August 28, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    Is that the buttercream you made for Almanzoz bday a couple months back or something? I was wanting that recipe sooo badly! looks so purty :))

    • jenna
      August 28, 2010 at 3:48 pm

      hmmmmm maybeeeeeee! 😉

  • Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    August 28, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Yes, yes, yes…. I want the recipe!

  • Kristen @ That Hoosier Girl
    August 28, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    I’m impressed at the pictures of all of the whole cupcakes! They look so good! I think my picture would have been after it was half eaten because I wouldn’t have been able to wait!

  • Cati @ crave and create
    August 28, 2010 at 3:53 pm

    The site looks very nice – simple, elegant, and easy to navigate. I’m looking forward to watching it evolve !

  • Angharad
    August 28, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    The new site is super nice!
    That frosting looks out of control and I’m really happy about the forthcoming recipe! Hells bells woman!

  • Meghan@traveleatlove
    August 28, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    I love the new header. It’s really nice. Cupcakes. . . drool. I wish I was a baker!

  • Mandy A
    August 28, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    The new look is great!!! I love it!

    And um.. can NOT wait for the recipes! The cupcakes look great!

  • hippierunner
    August 28, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    I can’t wait for the new look- not so keen on this one..Awesome looking cupcakes though!

  • Marie
    August 28, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    Cupcakes!! Whyyy? I just got the rest of the ingredients for your peach pie… mmm… I love the new look! Looking forward to the finished design 🙂

  • Laura
    August 28, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    Those pictures make me want to go find a bakery and a cupcake stat. Life is always better with a cupcake, right???

  • Christena
    August 28, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    Love the new look. Super professional!

  • theemptynutjar
    August 28, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    I typically only read through google reader, but had to open it up to view the layout. Its nice. The girl and the words make the blog though. Not the layout…..and those cupcakes don’t hurt matters either…..

  • eatmovelove
    August 28, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Oh my I do love this look.

    I really like the words – not big, but not too small. They look “neat” as in clean lol. 🙂

  • Katherine
    August 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    Love the new format, very clean!

  • Meg
    August 28, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    Cupcakes? Parties? Weekend?! YES!

  • Stacey
    August 28, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    Those cupcakes look just as pretty as you. Love all the pics. 🙂

  • Heather
    August 28, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    i’ll take 2 dozen.

    who cares if it’s all for me? 🙂

  • Laura (Starloz)
    August 28, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    Oh, new blog. I think I miss the old one. Why change it, jenna, why?
    Alright, I’ll take it.

    Perfect icing or is that frosting? oh who cares, it looks delicious!

  • Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    August 28, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    HOLY CUPCAKES! Those look awesome! Can’t wait for the recipe 🙂

  • Sana
    August 28, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    I like this look! Can’t wait to see what else you have up your sleeve!
    Bye Bye Rocky!

  • Tori @
    August 28, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    CAN’T WAIT for this recipe!!!!

  • Jenny
    August 28, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    YUM! Oh lordy, those look scrumptious.

  • Mom
    August 28, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    A big, loving goodbye to Rocky! Good luck and finish strong!

  • Cara
    August 28, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Perfect cupcakes!
    What kind of icing?

  • Julie
    August 28, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    AH I go to Northeastern!! 🙂

  • Chelsey
    August 28, 2010 at 6:54 pm

    loving the cupcakes and i have been loving elr’s new design!!!

  • Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    August 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Beautiful new layout! Also, beautiful cupcakes! Your frosting design is absolutely perfect and professional looking.

  • Amanda
    August 29, 2010 at 7:39 am

    These look amazing jenna!

  • sarah k. @ the pajama chef
    August 29, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    b-e-a-utiful! 🙂

  • Amisha
    August 30, 2010 at 8:00 am

    Can you do a video showing your frosting technique?? I love the way these look!

    • jenna
      August 30, 2010 at 8:12 am

      If only I wasn’t so awkward…….I will try.