Google+ That Flour Child: May 2014

May 12, 2014

Target Haul

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May 5, 2014

Cinco de Mayo Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Although I am not close to having a Spanish background, I do throughly enjoy the occasional margarita(s).  Which means I absolutely love margarita cupcakes.  I used this recipe.

I mean after all there is nothing but truth in this quote about margaritas....

Also I actually attempted to "style" this shoot and I'm pretty pleased with it, so there are a few more pictures than normal!

To make these you need:
Margarita Cake:
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
Lime Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 2 8-ounce packs of cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together dry ingredients and set aside.  Mix together wet ingredients, saving one tablespoon of tequila for later.  Fold dry ingredients into wet and spoon into cupcake pan.  Bake for 15-18 minutes.  While still warm from oven, brush tops of cupcakes with remaining one tablespoon of tequila.

Beat cream cheese until fluffy, add sugar, lime zest and juice and beat until fluffy.  Pipe onto cupcakes. Garnish as you wish.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! Enjoy a few (or more) margaritas or just tequila today!

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May 3, 2014

April Favourites 2014 and MY FIRST EVER VIDEO!!!!

Exciting monthly favourites guys!  For this month I made a video talking about all my April favourites! Watch down below and subscribe to my channel!:

Products mentioned:

Beauty Favourites:
Covergirl 3 in 1 Foundation in Classic Ivory
Maybelline Dark Circle Eraser in Light
Milani Baked Blush in Corallina
Elf Lip Exfoliator
Almay Lash Care Makeup Remover Pads
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in 825 Lover's Coral
Soap and Glory's Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Gloss
Covergirl in Lav-Endure
Essie Nail Polish in Bikini So Teeny
Herbal Essences Naked Volumizing Shampoo in Mint and White Grapefruit

Other Favourites:
Allegiant from the Divergent Book series
the Divergent Movie
Vampire Diaries
Orphan Black
The Challenge: Free Agents
Ed Sheeran
The Passenger

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May 2, 2014

LUSH Haul April 2014

I have very recently grown to love LUSH.  Their website is and since I don't have a LUSH very near by my hometown I decided to go a little crazy at the one by my school before I moved out forever.  Since I don't take bubble baths at school, I always take them at home so I wanted to pick up some bath bombs and bars.

First thing I picked up is one of my favourites and I always grab one.  The Yuzu Cocoa, which is a "fluffily citrus chocolate."

Next thing I picked up was the Creamy Candy Bubble Bar.  This one is very sweet smelling, they describe it as "delicate vanilla candies and cotton candy."

I picked up a Butterball bath bomb, which is vanilla scented (can see a little theme here, I love sweet scents).

And finally I grabbed the Ocean face and body scrub which I had heard really good things about.  It's one of their best sellers and I can see why, it leaves your face super soft.

Also my roommate and I were able to get a sample from the wonderful ladies that worked there and we decided to have a facial night and opted for Mask of Magnaminty which was highly recommended.  I'm not a huge facial person, but we had a lot of stressed related zits during exams so I thought it was a nice treat.

What are some of your recommendations from LUSH?  Let me know in the comments below!

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