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.