Posts by Jessie Oleson Moore

Jessie Oleson Moore is a writer, illustrator, and professional seeker of sweetness who runs Cakespy (, an award-winning dessert website. Her first book, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life came out in October 2011; her second book, The Secret Lives of Baked Goods, will be released in May.

FREE Downloadable Summer Fun Coloring Book Pages

Ice cream at the shore coloring book page

Who says coloring is just for kids? This latest batch of free, downloadable pages features a summery theme. These whimsical images will help you color your way to a sun, sand and barbecue-filled summer of fun.

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Healthier Swap: How to Bake Fried Doughnut Recipes

Baked doughnuts

Baking doughnuts instead of frying them is a simple yet effective way to lighten up the treats, and it's easy to do with just about any doughnut recipe. Find out how to have all of the deliciousness with just a little less decadence.

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Simply Dazzling: Incorporating Metallics into Your Art


Metallics can take your artwork to new dimensions, adding depth and intrigue to your piece. Whether you work in colored pencil or painting, learn how metallics can be incorporated into your work for dazzling results.

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Mixed Media Superstar: All About Bristol Board

Bristol board

Bristol board is a particular type of thick paper suited for a huge variety of media. Get to know the benefits of this work surface and see the many ways you can use it with your artwork.

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Bake It Happen: Essential Tips for Baking Beginners

Tips for beginning bakers

Many beginners can be intimidated by baking, which involves ratios, recipes, and sometimes funny-sounding techniques. Don't be scared off! Once you've learned a few basics, baking will start to come more naturally and will start to be incredible fun.

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Meatless Monday: Easy, Homemade Curry Recipe


Curry dishes have a reputation for being complicated and time consuming, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Learn how to make a quick and simple curry recipe for a delicious weeknight meal!

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Thorn-Free: 5 Easy Ways to Draw Roses

How to draw roses

Every rose may have its thorn, but drawing roses doesn't have to be painful. These five easy ways to draw roses break it down so that you can draw roses in a variety of forms.

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