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Holiday Baking with the In Crowd–Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet cupcakes seem to be popping up everywhere, so I just had to make a batch. And…I humbly confess, they’re darn good!

Below is the recipe I used, however, I think I should have made fewer cupcakes as mine did not rise to the top. Did I overbeat or was there not enough batter for 30 cupcakes??? Who knows.  I also used less food coloring, just because the entire bottle seemed like overkill.

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The Hunt for Red October

Red October Sunset
Red October Sunset

I didn't have to hunt very far to find red October. Last night, I decided to photograph the sunset and got lucky with sizzling, fiery orange hues.

This morning I awoke to a beaming full moon. I snatched the tripod, a cup of coffee and headed down to the dock to start capturing the light. Before I knew it, a red sun was rising. I kept shooting, still in my p.j’s, filling up the memory card.

Sometimes, the best place in the world is your own backyard.

Red Sunrise