1. themoonblushbaker says:

    December 30, 2014 at 8:20 am

    We should be thanking you for such a lovely post! (and year!). I am speechless at the landscape images; they capture the moment perfectly and your wedding pics *heart*.
    Totally loving the flavours in this mini cake and so very pretty with those tiny ribbon flags. Happy New year to both of you!

    • tworedbowls says:

      December 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm

      Bahh thank you so so much, Belinda!!!! Yes, we are sooo lucky to have found Christie, she is so so talented! And speaking of, I’m so glad to have found you this year! 🙂 Happy new year to you!!

  2. stephanie says:

    December 30, 2014 at 8:43 am

    ohmygosh, i love this photo round up! you had an amazing year and i just know 2015 will hold even MORE for you! the engagement shot where you’re smiling at andy…swoon. love that your smile is so big, it fills up the whole photo with love 🙂
    happy happy 2015 to you dear cynthia. so happy that we connected and even got to meet in real life! i feel so lucky to call you my friend 🙂

    • tworedbowls says:

      December 31, 2014 at 11:11 am

      Ahhhh your comments always make me smile so big, lady!!! So many x’s and o’s for you and I feel SO, SO blessed to call you my friend, too. Super hoping that 2015 will let us cross paths again :):) and bahah YESS always with more mini cakes!!! I don’t know how to cake any other way xD Happy happy new year to you lovely friend!!!

  3. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 9:24 am

    It was an amazing year!! It was great to get to know you and some things about your life) And all your photos always made me hungry! So, thanks for that)) Happy New 2015)

  4. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Oh my gosh this cake is so cute & lovely!! Happy 2015 to you!

    Isn’t it crazy how fast it’s blown by? “I’ve sometimes felt like the heavy news in the world has made it a little strange to keep posting the blithe and goofy week after week on this blog, but if anything, I’m even more thankful for the haven we share and the warmth, beauty and generosity of this blog world of ours.” My thoughts exactly, you summed it up so well.

    Thanks for an amazing & inspiring blog! The photos you have in this post are incredible. You two are so cute!

    • tworedbowls says:

      January 2, 2015 at 4:59 pm

      Thank you so so much for such kind words, Karishma!!! I’m so glad to have “met” you through the blog :):) Happy new year!!

  5. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Just beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. It blows my mind that you’ve only been at this for less than a year – you’re such a pro already! The photography.. I just can’t even. O and I got engaged at the very tail end of 2012 and so planned very casually for the spring wedding we had set for 2014… Until new years day 2014! I went totally crazy, thinking, omg.. This is the year we actually get married! The craze only lasted a few days, though, until we realized we were well planned already! But a very exciting time 🙂 Happy New Year my dear!

  6. whiskandshout says:

    December 30, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Gorgeous photos and I cannot believe you’ve been doing this for barely a year! Your blog is amazing. The invites look so cute and I love that batman pumpkin! 🙂

    • tworedbowls says:

      January 7, 2015 at 9:46 pm

      Thank you so much for all your kind words along the way, Medha!! Blogging wouldn’t be the same without you <3 happy new year, friend!

  7. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 11:38 am

    What a wonderful, wonderful round-up (and omg, cake!), Cynthia! I can’t even put into words how thankful I’m for your work; you’re such a talented lady with a hearth of gold. So thank YOU.

    Wishing you both all the best for 2015! It’s gonna be an epic year. (wedding!!! in hawaii!!!!!!!!!)

    Hugs & kisses,

  8. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Well…I’m not disappointed. But. I expected a super healthy salad. Now I’ve got a super tasty, awesomely perfect looking cake. Bah! Being ‘good’ is tough. Plus, who said I was going to be good anyway!? 😉

  9. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    That tiny cake is just about perfection, and I loved seeing a quick recap of your beautiful past year. Best wishes for all that’s to come in 2015, Cynth — I just know it will be a year of good fortune, great food and tremendous happiness for the two of you!

  10. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    All of these pictures are gorgeous! Also, this cake looks delicious. I just made that champagne buttercream from Sprinkle Bakes for some cupcakes – I love it.
    Enjoy the last few days of 2014 and have a happy, happy new year!

  11. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    I just loooove alcohol in my cake!!! Pretty much the only way I enjoy it other than cooking it in French dishes. And man, what a cool and memorable year, Cynthia! I’m so glad I came to “know” you via your blog and look forward to many wonderful things to come ^_^ Happy 2015 and take care! PS: Once again, I lava your mermaid hair…is it real???!!

  12. cakeoversteak says:

    December 30, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    What a great post, and this cake sounds amazing! And so festive, too. It sounds like you had a wonderful year – I’m super glad that I was able to meet you, both online and IRL!!!! Here’s to a wonderful 2015. xoxo

  13. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    OMG!This cake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Awwww the photos are amazing too…….and I hope the year ahead will be even more exciting that 2014 was.Happy 2015 Cynthia!

  14. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Happy New Year, Cynthia! It wouldn’t be a proper sendoff of 2014 without one last mini cake an this one is absolutely fabulous! Your engagement and Hawaii pictures are breathtakingly beautiful — thank you so much for sharing. I love getting a little glimpse into your “real life”. 🙂 2015 is going to be one for the books! XO

  15. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    My dear friend, Cynthia, happy holidays! I love these photos so much – they’re absolutely gorgeous and the perfect representation of the amazing year that you’ve had in 2014. You deserve every bit of success, joy, love and happiness! My favourites are your engagement photos. Stunning! I know that you’re going to have an even better 2015. Happy new year, lady!

  16. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    You are the most eloquent lady in all the land! I’m so happy to have been one of your lucky readers to witness all the beauty + deliciousness + happiness you’ve brought to the blogging world this year. Another one of your perfect mini cakes is such a perfect way to ring in the new year and I LOVE this recap of just a smattering of your gorgeous photography!!! Happy new year!!! <333

  17. says:

    December 30, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Stunning mini cake!! I am in love. Also, so happy our paths crossed this year but hoping they cross in person sometime soon. Thanks for sharing the beautiful moments from your life this past year. YAY marriage!!! Happy New Year! xoxo

  18. says:

    December 31, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Happy New Year to a wonderful & talented blogger, yes you, Cynthia 🙂
    I am so glad to be part of your blogging community because you are truly amazing. It was indeed a great 2014, and I wish you the best 2015 and many more years to come. xoxo

    OK now about the cake, jaw dropping & mouth watering cake!!!!! Love all the photos, esp. your engagement ones. I can’t wait to hear & see your planning/wedding photos on your blog next year. I am so excited for you & bowl#2 🙂

    Cheers to many more wonderful things to come your way in 2015 🙂

  19. says:

    December 31, 2014 at 10:59 am

    All the beautiful hair!! Girl these photos are so lovely.. My year was made when I discovered your blog. Much love and happiness to you in 2015 and beyond! xoxo

  20. says:

    December 31, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Love, love, love everything about this post! Everything is so gorgeous, from the cakes to your engagement photos. What an amazing year you’ve had! Wishing you even more good thoughts and happy feelings for 2015 — so excited to follow along on your adventures!!!

  21. says:

    December 31, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    What a great recap of the year! So many beautiful photos and this cake looks like the perfect way to top it all off. So happy to have found your blog this year and thank YOU for sharing your talent and for all of the inspiration that you provide me (and I’m sure many, many other people). Have a wonderful New Year’s Eve and an amazing 2015 🙂

  22. says:

    January 1, 2015 at 7:03 am

    I always think that it’s precisely blogs like yours that make the world seem lighter after sad events. You put joy and beauty out there and it balances out the terrible things that we see on the news. So thank you!

  23. says:

    January 2, 2015 at 9:33 am

    what a perfect way to cap the end of a year! from your iphone captures (omg, the picnic! just reminds me even more that we need to get together!), to your absolutely beautiful engagement photos, to all of your lovely creations from 2014 – you’ve threaded it all together perfectly. sending you so many hugs and only the best wishes for the happiest 2015! xoxo

  24. says:

    January 3, 2015 at 2:40 am

    Cheers to the year that brought me to stumble and traipse over to your blog, Cynthia! Sending lots of new year’s love and telepathic cakes your way–until whenever we get to eat some real cakes together. xoxo!

  25. says:

    January 3, 2015 at 5:09 am

    Happy New Year and thank YOU Cynthia. You’ve been a huge inspiration. Can’t wait to see what 2015 will be like; more incredible recipes, you getting married and lots of new exciting things!

  26. says:

    January 3, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Happy New Year!
    I got engaged at the end of 2014 and this year will be a year of expectations and preparations 🙂 I’m so excited.
    Beautiful pictures. I love everything about your blog – pictures, writing, recipes. You are my big inspiration. Thank you for this. Wish you all the best.

    Greetings from Poland

  27. says:

    January 3, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    I love this tiny cake, soooo cute!!! Honestly, where does the time go? Congratulations on your engagement, 2015 will be an exciting year : ) Your blog is very inspiring and I look forward to more of your awesome photos : )

  28. says:

    January 5, 2015 at 5:20 am

    One of the highlights of 2014 for me was definitely getting to meet you Cynthia! I wish you absolutely every happiness for 2015, what I’m pretty sure will be the year of the epic wedding 😉 Love to you guys!

  29. Lindsay says:

    January 6, 2015 at 7:39 am

    I am very late to the party on this one, as I just discovered your blog. I read your engagement post and cried when I read that your betrothed “feels like home”. You may already know this song, but it’s one of my faves. It immediately came to mind when I read your words. Wishing you both the best! Congratulations.
    A new fan 🙂


  30. says:

    January 7, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    What a beautiful round up of photos, Cynthia! So great to look back at some of the highlights of the year. Also, how did I not know you’d only been blogging for a year? You are so much better at this whole food thing than you should be just a year in (I totally mean that as a compliment, in case it doesn’t sound like one — you rock!). Looking forward to all the wonderful things 2015 has to offer (congrats on your engagement, by the way — not sure how I missed that one, either!). Happy new year!

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