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Celebrating My Birthday With Vulva Cupcakes

To celebrate my recent birthday, I hosted a make-your-own vulva cupcake party. I’ve seen various versions of vulva cupcakes on the internet (including this youtube video which frustratingly calls them ‘vagina cupcakes’) and was inspired to get some sex-positive friends together to make our own versions. My sex educator friends were especially keen on the idea of celebrating vulvas in culinary form. A generous friend made us red velvet cupcakes, pink and brown fondant (for the labia), and dyed shredded coconut (for pubic hair) in advance. On the day of the party, my guests assembled their own unique cupcakes (or ‘cuntcakes,’ if you prefer), complete with pomegranate seed clits, silver cachous (for piercings), and rainbow sprinkles (for whimsy). Continue Reading →

Off Topic: Snowman and other Christmas Cupcakes from Publix

Those of you who follow my intermittently posted-on tumblr may remember that I love a well-decorated cupcake, especially if it is tasty to boot. I also enjoy visiting Cupcakes Take The Cake, a blog co-written by none other than the talented sex writer/editor extraordinaire Rachel Kramer Bussel. Today I thought of their fun blog while scarfing down one of my favorite cupcakes of all time – a holiday cupcake from Publix bakery. While not from the exact Publix that I grew up going to in Miami [I went both to “the old Publix” which is now a Wild Oats and “the new Publix” further south on US1, which is now nowhere near new as it cropped up in the mid-80s, perhaps. South Miamians will know that the new Publix had a far better bakery, plus the bonus of FREE COOKIES FOR KIDS! Continue Reading →