For new client, House of Chic – I did a bit of a revamp for them. The main objective was to provide a focus for the branding and create some chic design guidelines. After our initial meeting we established brand guidelines, revamped packaging designs and re-designed their website. Everything has a nice chic, crisp clean feel…
Randomly got a Food Network magazine in the mail and there was an insert for recipes to over 50 Bar Cookies – trouble, trouble 😉
I really love sprinkles so immediately went for the Birthday Cake Bars – everything made from scratch = yummy in my tummy!
The took about 30 mins to prepare and 30 minutes for baking, so, an hour total.
They were super easy and were devoured within 24 hours. The recipe is below so I definitely suggest getting in your kitchen and giving it a whirl!
Birthday Cake Bars
2 Sticks of Butter
1 1/2 Cups of Sugar
2 Cups Flour
Melt 2 sticks butter; let cool slightly. Whisk in 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3 eggs and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Stir in 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup of sprinkles and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bake until the edges are set but the center is soft, about 25 minutes.
Spread vanilla frosting over the cooled bars; top with more sprinkles.
Not too long ago, I had an awesome meeting over breakfast at Toast with the ladies of House of Chic. Although against my diet, I decided to get the stuffed french toast. Let me tell you, the shit was amazing hunny! Caramelized bananas, banana pudding, whipped cream and syrup all meshed into two slices of french toast mmmmmm delicious! 😀
Not only was the food amazing, the meeting went equally as amazing and I am excited to welcome new clients on board, House of Chic. The ladies represented their brand to a T. Both very classy and beautiful girls. Excited to have the opportunity to work with them.
We must learn who is gold and who is simply gold plated
So, there’s a cute Einstein Bros right down the street from me. I had been seeing the new “toppers” for bagels and promised myself I would swing through and try it. Let me tell you…. the shit was AMAZING! I went with a thin, cinnamon sugar bagel topped with nutella, strawberry, banana and almond definitely my new found guilty-pleasure for a quick, delicious breakfast.
A couple Sundays ago, I went out with some great folks to The Hudson for brunch and business. It was decent, nothing to brag about. The best part was the many carafes of mimosas and great fellowship. Took care of some business as well with clients, Destini Rogers of The Destro Experience and Rossano of Body|Morph. He current runs a gym in Detroit and will be opening a gym soon in the North Hollywood area. I’ll be taking over his branding and building a new website as well set to launch in late September
Had a great time celebrating my birthday with a few friends. Decided to have a dinner at Barton G’s – LOVE this place. I’m all about presentation so this place was literally – EVERYTHING. The one thing I found impressive is that the food tastes just as good as it looks. The downfall about this spot is that it’s a pretty small restaurant with limited spacing and with such tight seating makes it a bit difficult to really enjoy the presentation.
Either way – I had a great time and blessed to bring in another year ( as well as celebrate year 2 of living in LA Special thank you to my friend Laina Rauma for the super cute outfit, it was perfect and went awesome with my whimsical birthday theme.
Handwritten logos are all the wave right now. Here’s one I did for Sorella Boutique