Christmas Cupcake Fail. Meh.

I made this "meh" cupcake (inspired by this ornament), trying to be sooo clever during the holiday season. But all I could find was capital fondant letters, so it ended up looking like a lame acronym. MEH. More Eating Ham. My Envious Hamster. Or some one's initials. Basically, I realized capslock made it lose it's mehness. So I never did anything with the cupcake except eat it before the kids got home. It was goooood. Funfetti cake mix and frosting! At least it wasn't a complete failure.

In the future, I promise not to hoard my project failures for so long. MEH :)


  1. Adorb! and I agree.. I try to post as many unflattering things in my life as possible on my blog.

  2. Sharon, I feel your pain. I tried to post a potentially fabulous cupcake photo only last month, but our youngest beat me to it (the cupcake). Gave up and posted what I could.


  3. Gyða GunnarsdóttirMarch 30, 2012 at 6:19 PM

    I also check everyday if you have post something on your blog. Love reading it.

  4. Haha! Every single project I do has failed attempts. That is what I'm doing, experimenting and testing so I can offer up instructions on how to get it right. I want my readers to be able to avoid the trial and error.

  5. So funny- loved this post! They do look delicious though.

  6. Lauren Morton-FarmerMarch 30, 2012 at 6:19 PM

    More Eating Ham... Always a good plan.

  7. Love this!! Thanks for being real :) Wouldn't it be great if there was a blog of failed crafts?! I would read!

  8. wow thanks!! such a thoughtful comment. i'll try to keep 'em coming. :)

  9. aww thanks for noticing sheri! i had the blues for a few days-- but i'm back!

  10. I love that you share project fails! This really has me wanting to make some confetti cupcakes...like right now :)

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  11. I like the "meh".

  12. i totally read that as 'meh'. and it made me chuckle. not a fail at all!
    nice to drop by your blog via joanna.

  13. http://www.savagechickens.com/2008/12/meh.html

  14. I love the idea of sharing DIY fails. I don't know if your cupcake qualifies though. May not have had the desired emotional impact, but damn it looks tasty!


  15. Oh, I couldn’t agree more! I adore crafty blogs and find much inspiration in the creativity of those lovely women. But couldn’t they, at least once, show us a project gone awry? Just once? It would surely be a boost to my self-esteem.

  16. ur hilarious.
    i wait the whole day for you to post
    keet it up

  17. The frosting does look delish!

  18. I loved this - the "meh" list is one of my favorite parts of the NY Times magazine. Miss your regular posting! :)

  19. My Envious Hamster.... cracking up! More like My Evil Hamster, those things can be mean!

  20. Inspired by this post, I just blogged my recipe fail. :) http://findingmyforever.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-recipe-fail.html

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