You guessed it!!
I made super fun and patriotic marshmallow cupcake toppers for this 4th of July using KRAFT Jet-Puffed Marshmallows.
I think out of all the cupcake topper tutorials I’ve done this year, these are the easiest to make!
I often get asked if I still enjoy eating marshmallows or if I’m sick of them as I work with them every single day.
Crazy to say, I think I like eating them now more than I did before working with them.
When I’m making pops or projects it goes like this: one for you, two for me…… hahahahaha!
Do you like the title of this post?! hahahaha
I thought long and hard about what the title to this milestone post should be. “How Alejandra (me) got her groove back…”, I jokingly said outloud to the hubz. After other even more silly suggestions, this one stuck. It felt right because now I feel more energized and motivated. I have a new found self-confidence to say more, do more, show more!
With this post I’d like to introduce you to our new and bright
THE MARSHMALLOW STUDIO website.
This year, Mother’s Day is extra special to me. Even though I’m supposed to be the one to be celebrated, I’m actually celebrating my family. I’m celebrating being the mommy to two wonderful little boys and a new baby girl. I’m celebrating them because they’ve allowed me to be their mother. They truly complete me. They bring so much joy into my life in ways I could have never imaged.
My má often said to me, “when you have children of your own you’ll understand.” Well, now I do! I can finally understand the immense love my mom has for my siblings and I. I can fully appreciate all her hard work, love and dedication toward us from the day we were born. it makes me want to do something special for her not just on Mother’s Day.
Most women love flowers; I prefer the edible kind hahaha! For this reason, I wanted to show my readers how to make something super special and pretty for the extraordinary moms in their lives this Mother’s Day. We all know creative, handmade gifts are the best! These Marshmallow and White Chocolate Flower Pops are sure to make mom feel extra special.
Some people are just blessed with an unbelievable imagination and creativity. Those people are the game changers, the leaders, the ones that make life even more beautiful.
In the sweets world, my friend Norene Cox is one of those people. In case you’re not familiar with her, she is the genius behind Party Pinching. A blog about cute food, clever sweets and party ideas on a budget.
Well, I have fabulous news…. I’m now giving away a copy to her 2nd book, Party with Sweet Treats!!
I was lucky to receive an early copy and LOVED it! [Read more…]
I am thrilled to be celebrating 5 amazingly sweet years of creating with marshmallows. I never knew how rewarding this journey would become and how much I’d grow to love marshmallows.
Every year I want to do something GRAND to celebrate our anniversary but can never seem to have the time to do it.
Fortunately and unfortunately, we have a full work schedule and event planning ends up being pushed to the side.
Nonetheless, I didn’t want this day to just pass by… I’m celebrating with a sweet giveaway!
5 ebook copies of my book, mARTshmallows!!!
You have 5 EASY ways to enter:
Winners will be announced on Monday, 4/6/15 on this post. One winner will be chosen per platform. Winner may choose ebook in English or Spanish version.
The winners are:
I’m back with another edition of DIY marshmallow cupcake toppers!!
So far I’ve shown you how to decorate cupcakes with marshmallow toppers for Valentine’s Day cupcakes and St. Patrick’s Day. Now I’ll be showing you how to make 8 different marshmallow toppers for Easter.
I’ve designed 6 different marshmallow cupcake toppers for St. Patrick’s Day. Keep in mind that you can use these toppers to decorate any other dessert as well.
Above is a photo of all the items I used to create these 8 designs. Most of these products are easily available at your local craft store, Target and Walmart.
I thought Spring would be a great time to share with you my favorite Ambrosia recipe.
What’s crazy is that I grew up eating this ambrosia salad year-round not just necessarily during this season. See, in Mexico this salad is considered a dessert as oppose to in the United States where it’s mostly served as a side dish for Easter and Thanksgiving.
Between having small children, working from home and traveling often…. entertaining seems impossible.
I still remember the days when we hosted spontaneous gatherings at our home all the time. Indeed life has gotten busy in the past 6 years but that is no excuse for not making time for friends and family. I believe that when there’s a will, there’s a way.
I’ve been wanting to have a few of the girls over for a crafting get together. My friends at Oriental Trading helped me make it happen!!
Ordering ALL the supplies I needed from a one-stop-shop was the easy part. Didn’t need to leave my house or go to a bunch of stores.
The difficult part was deciding on which craft for us to make. My goodness, have you seen the HUGE inventory they have?!
Since Easter is just around the corner, I thought I’d be a good idea for us to make something cute for Easter to decorate our homes with. [Read more…]
As we approach The Marshmallow Studio’s 4th year anniversary, I’m more in love with this entrepreneur journey of mine than I have ever been.
I’ve had the opportunity to create adorable marshmallow art, design incredible showpieces, work with fabulous stylist, publish a book in two languages, travel all over the United States teaching, attend super fun conferences, partner with awesome brands, represent the biggest marshmallow manufacturer in the country, make tons of friends, expand my skills (business, sales, marketing, social media, etc.) and most importantly… I’ve been able to do it all from home so I don’t miss a day seeing my kids grow up!
The Marshmallow Studio has turned into more than just a marshmallow designs business. It has slowly transitioned into an educational blog with marshmallow recipes, crafts, product reviews, sugar art tips, giveaways and more. Since nothing is life ever stays the same, TMS is again undergoing another transition – we’re expanding our content!
I want to be able to share with you other things that make my heart flutter – DIYs, crafts, painting, home decor, baking, cooking, travel, entertaining, parenting and so much more. I already share glimpses of my other projects and personal life on my Instagram account but would like to tell the story behind them here as well for those of you who have expressed interest in learning more. You can expect to start seeing more posts with these topics from this day forth. Don’t worry, marshmallows are still my #1 passion and I will always try to keep that the focus of this blog. I hope you enjoy all the fun stuff that’s to come 🙂
Founder of The Marshmallow Studio, Marshmallow Designer and Speaker + Author of the book mARTshmallows. She is also the Social Media + Digital Marketing Manager for Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallows. Learn More…