Cakes

How to Make Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

How to Make Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

My youngest daughter is turning three. She rules the roost around here and I’m slightly embarrassed to say that we all give in to most of her demands. She’s adorable, precocious, and absolutely hilarious. So when I said I would make ‘mini cupcakes’ for her preschool and she understood ‘Minnie cupcakes’ of course I had to oblige.   I whipped…

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Sweet Treats

Halloween Candy Monster Cookies

Halloween Candy Monster Cookies

I am up to my eyeballs in Halloween candy. With three kids trick-or-treating, we have an absurd amount of candy around here. Every year I make my version of Halloween candy monster cookies with some of the loot. I would rather the kids take one of these to school than a candy bar. Not a huge difference sugar-wise I’m sure,…

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Party Ideas

Next Level Ice Cream Social Party Ideas

Ice Cream Social Party Ideas

My favorite party I have thrown is a kitty cat ice cream social birthday party for my daughter. I went totally overboard, and it was awesome. I had my husband make an ice cream stand, painting it to match with the color scheme I had chosen. I made kitty cat ears for each guest. I had every type of ice…

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Little Pumpkins – Fall and Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas

Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas

I love making decorated cupcakes for my kid’s school Halloween parties, and this year my youngest is in her first year of preschool so I wanted to make something super cute for her class. Little fondant pumpkins are an adorable topper for cupcakes or any pumpkin flavored treats. And pumpkins are popular throughout Fall, not just at Halloween. Fondant pumpkins…

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Party Styling 101 – Dessert Table Decorating Ideas

Decorating Table Ideas

Dessert tables have been around for years, but recently they have become the life of the party. When I mentioned dessert table styling to my husband, he smirked and asked if that was a really a thing. Indeed it is, and people can spend hundreds, and yes even thousands of dollars having their parties dessert tables professionally styled. I’m here…

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Adorable Hello Kitty Party Ideas

Hello Kitty Party Ideas

Hello Kitty has been around for decades, and little kids still love her just as much as they did back in the 70s and 80s. I was obsessed with Hello Kitty when I was little, so when my daughter fell in love with her too I couldn’t wait to throw her a themed party. I wanted to do something a…

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Charming and Simple Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas

Simple Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas

You’ve got the cake baked and ready to go. You’ve got a bowl full of fluffy frosting. Now what? Cake decorating can be very intimidating if you either haven’t done it before or had a few fails (don’t worry, everyone has!). Cake decorating doesn’t need to be stressful or frustrating though, all you need are a few basic techniques. Today…

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Delicious, Fabulous, Easy Birthday Cake Recipes

Easy Birthday Cake Recipes

When my kids and I start discussing their upcoming birthday parties, their first request is always to do with their cake. And really, when I go to a party the question foremost on my mind is “will there be cake?” Any cake is delicious and a delight, but there is just something about a birthday cake. The frosting, the sprinkles,…

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Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas That Are Out of This World

There are so many possibilities for an out of this world outer space birthday party. Any star gazing child would love to have an intergalactic party. Outer space parties are great for any child: boy, girl, any age. Below we’ve got some great outer space birthday party ideas to help inspire you to throw an out of this world celebration.…

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