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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Pretty in Pink for the "I Love My Favorite Kitchen Gadget Party"

Today I'll be joining up with Happier than a Pig In Mud for the "I Love My Favorite Kitchen Gadget Party".
Click HERE to join in, or just get a peek at everyone's favorite kitchen gadget!

                                                      ******** February 14th********

I consider myself a pretty fair cook and while I don't mind cooking, my real love is baking! So of course, my most favorite gadget in the kitchen is my Kitchen-Aid mixer! I had coveted other people's Kitchen-Aid mixers for years.

I have the Kitchen-Aid Artisan mixer in pink! I wanted the pink one the first time I saw it years ago in Boston Store. I was finally able to get one for myself when I got married in 2007. Several very nice friends gave us gift cards to Williams-Sonoma as wedding gifts, which enabled me to buy one finally! My dear darling husband later bought me the matching pink Kitchen-Aid hand mixer and for Christmas this year, I received a new attachment for my mixer ; the ice cream/sorbet maker! I can hardly wait for summer!

Pink, red and heart-themed dish towels, pot holders and even a pink cupcake spatula really add to the fun of whipping up some Valentine's Day treats.

My mixer really gets a work out around the holidays with all the baking that I do at that time of year, but it comes out frequently the rest of the year also. Just recently I made these lovely little cupcakes for my stamping club.

Last year I made sugar cookie cut outs....( they are Xs and Os, kissy lips and hearts!)

Thanks for visiting me! I hope you have a wonderfully sweet Valentine's Day!



Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I'm lovin' your pretty pink KA Katie! I'm sure it puts a smile on your face while baking and your cupcakes are beautiful! Thanks so much for joining the party and Happy Valentine's Day:@)

Denise said...

Golly, I've wanted one for YEARS! I'm having a hard time justifying it, as I don't bake an awful lot. But I still want one - mostly because it will fool people into thinking I work hard in the kitchen.

bj said...

OK...here I am, 73 yrs. old, been baking all my adult life and never have had a pink mixer....EVER! Sooo, this moves to the top of my BUCKET LIST. :)))
This is an awesome post..so cute. Come see me...
xo bj

bj said...

I am your newest follower..:)))

Carol said...

Love the pink mixer! Nice workout, love the cupcakes and the cookies! Happy Baking!

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Oh, a pretty pink mixer -- that could be the offspring of our his and hers models -- red + white = pink :)9


Lavender Cottage said...

The pink mixer is realy nice. When I bought mine there was only white and now....so many colours.
I'll have to check out the ice cream attachment.

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

I saw that pink mixer when it came out and I love pink! But I already had the white one (which I do love also), so no pink mixer for me! I am wondering what a stamping club does--do you share the stamps or create together? Sounds interesting! Linda

Anonymous said...

I don't know how often I have seen coordinated kitchen appliances, gadgets, utensils, towels AND food! I think this may be the first.

Happy Valentines Day!

Jacqueline said...

I love the pink one and if I hadn't found a purple one, I would have bought a pink one. It is so beautiful and feminine. I also saw a pink iron at Target a while ago! Love how gorgeous it looks for Valentine's day too. Come see my purple Kitchenaid!

Have a Happy Valentine's Day

Carol at Serendipity said...

The Kitchenaid is the best. I have red one here and a white one up north.

I love the cupcake holders. Did you make them with a Cricut?

I am a new follower.


Maggie said...

Hi Katie,
Lovely post for this special day gorgeous looking cupcakes, it seems to me that many of us love our KA mixers!

Kathleen said...

I love my KA too, but I share my hear with a DeLongi too!
If you have a friend who has a Cricut there is a cartridge to make the cupcake wrappers. My friend sent me some.
Hope you had a happy ♥ Day.

Pam of Eastlake Victorian said...

I love your pink Kitchen-Aid mixer! It's cool that they make applances in so many pretty colors these days. I am so jealous! Hope your Valentine's Day was a happy one!