Hi, I’m Sheila and I have a passion for everything sweet! I love eating sweet things, creating sweet things, and most of all I love baking sweet things. This love affair with sweetness began when I was a little girl and has woven through my entire life. I was inspired by my wonderful mom, who taught me how to bake when I was about 3 years old (see image below). She would make amazing cakes for birthdays and holidays and delicious homemade breads almost every day!
I was the child who was never hungry for dinner, but when dessert was offered I was starving, when dining out as a teen I was the one who always looked at the dessert menu first to know how much dinner to order, and am now the one who is always asked to bake a tasty dessert for anything from a special occasion to a casual after dinner treat!
I am always being asked, “how did you make that?”, “what did you put in that?”, and “can I have the recipe for that?” So, with this blog I am now able to share with you my sweet recipes, cooking adventures, and other little snippets of my life.
I share my sweet crazy life with my wonderful husband and my amazing son in Northern California. My “boys” are just as much, if not more addicted to sweets that I am. They are my biggest fans, official tasters (really rough job, I know!) and toughest critics (easy too, the mostly love everything I bake). I have always loved pink, own a large and varied collection of cookbooks, salivate when getting any new kitchen gadgets, and am obsessed with photography and organizing things.
When I’m not busy with my family or whipping up something delicious, you’ll find me involved at my other passion — all things communications!
So get your taste buds ready with napkin in hand as we take this mouth-watering adventure through my Sweet Baked Life!
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Sheila–don’t know if you remember me–Lisa Del..love your blog….will bake these goodies up here in Seattle….my daughter is a baker too….
Hey Lisa! Of course I remember you! And I’m glad you are enjoying the blog! Hope you guys have fun making some of these yummy recipes! 🙂
Hi, Sheila! All I can say is you have an amazing blog! I am also a new blogger and I am following you to get to know you through our blogs and hopefully, I could try some of your amazing recipes. Have a great day! 🙂
Thanks so much for following my blog! And for your kind comments! Your blog looks like it has some scrumptious recipes too that I will definitely have to check out! It’s great to be able to share recipes with so many amazing people! 🙂
Thanks a lot and happy blogging! 🙂
Thanks to you, too… for following my blog! *hugs*
You are welcome! And keep up the great blogging!! 🙂
Thanks! You, too! 😉
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Again, Congratulations! 🙂
WOW! Thanks Jhuls — I am honored! I will definitely be picking them up and sharing them with others!!!! 🙂
You’re welcome! You deserve it and I’m glad with the thought of you passing them to others. 🙂
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Again, congratulations!! Have a pleasant day!!
I hope you are doing great! I have nominated you for the WordPress Family Award as I consider you a part of my WordPress Family. Thank you for the time you have spent in visiting my blog.
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Thanks Jhules! You are too kind!!!! 🙂
No worries! 😉
Hi! I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award. If you are interested, please check out the link here for my post and the rules for accepting it. Please do not feel that you have to participate. Happy food blogging! http://fooddaydreaming.wordpress.com/2013/09/28/liebster-award/
Thank you so much the the nomination! I will defiantly accept and blog about shortly! Have a great food day!!! 🙂
Good day to you!
I love your blog and I am passing my award to you. As usual, participation is optional. If interested, please visit this link (http://thenotsocreativecook.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/blog-of-the-year-2013-award/) for more details.
Dear Jhuls! Thank you so very much for the great award! I will be picking it up soon and share it on my blog! xxoo
You are very much welcome. 😉
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Thank you ever so much Jhuls! 🙂
You are welcome. 😉
Love your blog!! I am so bad with baking!! But seeing ur recipes and pics, I am tempted!! Keep up the good work! 🙂
Thank you so very much! I hope you try some of my recipes, most of them are very easy! Enjoy! 🙂
I love your blog and I am passing along the Blog of the Year 2013 Award to you. As usual, participation is optional. If interested, please visit this link: http://fooddaydreaming.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/awards/
WOW, thank you so very much! 🙂
Hi Sheila, Thank you again for the nominating me for the Versatile Blogger award! I finally acknowledged it in today’s post. — Martine
Hi Martine! Glad you finally had some time to accept your award! Lovely post and again, lovely blog! Have a great day!
Hi Sheila, thank you for stopping by my blog today and it is great to have found yours. I really like your mini monkey bread recipe! You have some very lovely recipes here, I am looking forward to more. 🙂
Thanks! I too like your blog — simply elegant and your recipes are stunning, I especially like the tomato risotto. Can’t wait to try some of your recipes! 🙂
Hi Sheila, you have a very beautiful and inspiring blog! Warmly, Bridget
Thanks Bridget! Love your elegant and delicious blog! xxoo Sheila
I’m the exact same way — for at least 10 years now, I’ve always planned my meals around my dessert! Your description of browsing restaurant menus (checking out desserts first, of course!) is so fitting for me too. And goodness knows we have plenty of good options in Northern California! 🙂 So glad you stopped by my blog, and happy baking!
Thanks for stopping by my blog Amy! Love our “dessert first” connection! As well, I love your blog too! Have a wonderfully sweet day! 🙂
You have a lovely blog. I am learning to bake and seeing your recipes inspires me a lot. Great going 🙂
Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I hope you find some great things to make on my site. Most of my recipes are easy — I know you will be able to make them! 🙂
Hi, Sheila! I nominated you for the Liebster Award! 🙂 Participation is optional http://sarahslittlekitchen.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/liebster-award/
Wow! Thank you so much Sarah!!! Have a great weekend. 🙂
It’s my pleasure, Sheila 🙂 Enjoy your weekend!
I took one look at your blog and now I’m starving! I can’t wait to try everything! ❤
You are too SWEET! Hope you do try everything and come back often! Have a great day! 🙂
Oh I will! Thank you so much ❤