Hey y’all! Thought I’d try my hand at a monthly recap since so much has happened, and time seems to be flying by. I mean, can you believe it’s June already!? Half the year is gone! In May, Andrew’s mom moved to California, my brother passed his driver’s test (watch out, drivers of New York!)… Read More What’s New With You: May 2018 Recap
Happy Monday, y’all! Can you believe it is June already? It feels like spring is flying by, and I’m so ready for summer! We’re grilling and BBQing and, of course, baking, like it’s 75 and sunny (instead of 50 and rainy — get it together, Seattle!), so today I wanted to share a fantastic summer… Read More Classic Strawberry Shortcake – A 30-Minute Summer Recipe
There’s something so satisfying about finishing up a product, isn’t there? Having a bunch of empties feels kinda like an accomplishment, especially if the product has lasted forever. Plus, I love a good empties review because I’m nosy. In real life, I’m not the type of person to look through someone’s trash, but on the… Read More Beauty Trash: Spring Empties Review
Happy Memorial Day weekend, everyone! Aren’t three-day weekends just the best? Andrew and I have split our time between getting some projects done, enjoying some time to relax, and getting outside and exploring Washington. And the weather’s so nice, I finally got a chance to wear this lovely blue and white striped dress I got… Read More A Blue and White Striped Dress for Spring
Hey y’all! May the Fourth be with you! It’s May 4th, Star Wars Day! In honor of the occasion, I threw together some vanilla cupcakes, topped them with an easy vanilla buttercream frosting and dressed them up with some sparkly sprinkles in red, green and blue. I’ve been hanging on to this adorable Williams Sonoma Star… Read More Star Wars Cupcakes and Easy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
Experiencing spring for the first time in the Pacific Northwest has been amazing. There are flowers everywhere! And I’m so glad that Andrew and I got a chance to visit the tulip fields before the end of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival this year. It only runs through the month of April (and will run… Read More Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Thanks for visiting Half-Baked Bettie! I’m Elizabeth, a native New Yorker currently living in the Emerald City (aka Seattle). Besides baking, I have a soft-spot for handmade gifts, floral prints, and everything autumn or Halloween related. I’m an avid reader who can’t resist a good memoir or murder mystery, but YA fiction is my… Read More Welcome to Half-Baked Bettie!