A recent study of human celebration rituals found that the number of milestones commemorated with the consumption of cake has finally surpassed the amount observed by the eating of fireworks. Craft a bite-sized jubilee with today's Groupon: for $29, you get two Cupcake Envy instructional DVDs signed by cupcake artist Amy Eilert (a $64.95 value, does not include shipping).
Featured in Get Married magazine, and on ABC’s Ugly Betty, Cupcake Envy crafts personalized cakelets—mini cakes with all the glitz and glam of full-sized desserts—which bring edible flair to everyday celebrations. Nationally recognized cupcake revolutionary and custom cakelet inventor Amy Eilert leads aspiring bakers in this two DVD package, which includes signed copies of Cupcakes 101 and Fondant 101, both chock-full of baking advice and tips on administering an at-home butter-cream facial. Creative cooks learn the secrets of cupcake design, from icing techniques such as "the swirl" to how to create and color fondant.