Whereas, it can also be considered a lesson on seeking joy in the simple things. Such as the perfect orange in my jack-o-lantern faces that could've had a less grim look about them, but really, who cares(?). Or the home edition blue pumpkins, each stemming from the desire to festoon the house upside down, but goes only as far as molding sugarpaste to achieve my design goals.
Moreover, the blushing apparition with Marilyn Monroe-dress-in-the-air-feels particularly holds affinity to my being. Where else and when could she be such a thematic center of attraction?
The project, start to finish, is pretty effortless. Batter, baking and buttercream don't require much from you and lending personalities to Casper-ish ghosts could be all- day child's play. The kind of play I've managed to master in the several decades after my actual childhood ostensibly ended.
The cupcakes are a perfect startup activity before the biggest baking season of the year (get ready for it). It's also why I beckon you to click those links below, then indulge your inner sculptor.
The rest, I tell you, is a piece of cake ;-)
Have a boo-tiful holiday, folks🎃
Cupcakes in theme with any occasion can be as mood brightening as the morning sun.
The recipe for the cupcakes is right here.
I used the vanilla buttercream here, minus one cup sugar.
"Therefore, my heart is glad, my whole being rejoices, and my body will dwell securely." Psalm 16:9