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Sin City
cooking up dreams & creating a full life
Interests: desserts, crafting, baking, crocheting, knitting, coffee, drawing, comics, restaurants, bakeries, food
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hi there, me again. i know i keep things pretty casual here and hopefully real (real casual) but my little corner of the internet is about to get a whole lot sweeter.. some how the stars aligned and the universe granted me access to this very private & elusive building... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2022 at rita bakez
if you could only smell how amazing this box of carefully crafted, sugary-carby goodness is. i think i huffed it for a full 2-minutes at least! please no judging, as a reminder this space is a judgement free zone. a fairly new bakeshop which popped up in the same suite... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2022 at rita bakez
ritabakez has shared their blog rita bakez
Jun 12, 2022
what can i say, i am a woman of few words- well, one of few blog posts that’s for sure. i sometimes wonder who ends up reading these periodic internet rants of mine. if you’re out there, hello you. thanks for tuning in, i appreciate ya! i often hear people... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2022 at rita bakez
hi. i say this every time but…its been awhile. nice seeing you around here though. glad you stopped by. i’d say we should hang out more often however i think you know how that might go. how are you? be honest. i hope you’ve been being nice to yourself. life... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2021 at rita bakez
I'm constantly wondering how this space will evolve and maybe one day eventually end. social medias have taken over because its faster, more to the point and honestly easier to engage with people on. who reads blogs still anyways? I'm not even a real blogger. but still I always find... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at rita bakez
i haven't always been a fan of lemony desserts. lemon cookies, squares, tarts and cakes definitely did not make an appearance in my filipino mom's kitchen growing up. in fact the only real memories i have were seeing rows and rows of plated lemon meringue pie at the dessert bar... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at rita bakez
pambiche! i love saying that word. pambiche, pambiche! over and over, on straight repeat. i stumbled upon this adorable cuban restaurant on my last day in portland, it was a superb send off lunch, a warm friendly tummy goodbye. the most perfect cuban mocha, oh my. the house sauces, cuban... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2019 at rita bakez
both feet firmly planted into winter. confession... i'm not a huge nature person. what can i say? i think being a city living introvert makes me a little jaded in regards towards the outdoors. i often tend to forget that not too far away from the sparkling vegas lights there... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at rita bakez
unlimited samples is extremely problematic. ESPECIALLY when they are handcrafted teeny (beautiful) spoons of delicious ice cream. i remember watching a program on viceland and it featured an amazing human making a bone marrow, smoked cherry flavored ice cream. whaaa?! i didn't quite understand why i wanted to try it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at rita bakez
if i'm home on a lazy sunday, this happens most often around 4 or 5pm, more than likely i am in yoga pants and have probably been hanging out with netflix for more than a few hours. deep down i know i should be planning dinner but why lie to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at rita bakez
* sneaky peaky at my family's christmas eve partay. this was our first LARGE gathering we've had in quite sometime. i was SO happy my brother and his family were able to make it down from oregon this year, my mom was over the moon! we all were supposed to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at rita bakez
hello lover. local veteran vegas baker does it again with the tsp. baking company! mini cupcakes can have as MANY cupcakes as you'd like because i mean come on.. they are pretty much cake samples. yes, think of them as samples. you're welcome. let's get down to business. cheesecake.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at rita bakez
oh hello there, i'm back! as in.. I finally have a new laptop! as in.. I managed to restore my photo editing software to said new laptop! let's not dwell on the part where I lost a little over 2 years of photos.. no, no must not continue to keep... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at rita bakez
something a little different..i know i know. you have this lovely lady to blame, meet caitlin. caitlin reached out to me about taking photos to help build up her portfolio and have a little experience in front of a camera. she is super into make up, special effects is where... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at rita bakez
hello hello hello! welcome to my freshly baked piece of the internet. i have slowly been working on creating just the right place for me and i think i finally have it. ..well at least for now. i can not stress how disappointly slow the whole process has been. as... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at rita bakez