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Last Minute Star Wars

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I made Star Wars themed cupcakes for Sam to share with his classmates for his birthday yesterday. Cupcakes are pretty easy and you can find great cupcake picks and liners in stores or online. I found the Darth Vader and Stormtrooper rings on Ebay. I made it through…I am done with birthday cake until July! […]

Star Wars Birthday Party

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Wow!  Sam’s birthday was a great success and I am so happy to have that stress behind me! :-)  6 weeks of Death Star pinata making, Light Saber making and Cake sculpting and decorating.  I think I could sleep for a week! So, this is what I learned the most, cake decorating is HARD work.  […]

Star Wars Birthday Party – Pool Noodle Light Sabers

Light Sabers

Okay, I have A LOT of pent up anxious energy over my 3-D Clone Trooper helmet cake next week!!  I know that in the end, it will turn out fine, whether the end product is the actual cake or some really cool cupcakes. However, I REALLY want to make this cake and have it actually […]

Navigating A Birthday Party When Your Child is Gluten Free

How to Navigate a Bithday Party When Your Child is Gluten Free

Sam went to his first birthday party of the school year this past weekend.  Sam is new to this school and when he got the invitation he was really excited to go.  I noticed the hours of the party were around lunch time so we called to confirm that lunch was being served and when […]

The Death Star Pinata

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Whew…I think I have made a passable (at least to a group of 5 and 6 year olds) Death Star Pinata for Sam and his buddy Garrett’s upcoming Star Wars birthday party. This is what I used as a guide: Overall, this was pretty easy.  Especially using what was originally a soccer ball pinata.  It […]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake

Here is a photo of another birthday cake I did for my friend’s daughter. The palm tree and brightly colored cupcakes were what we came up with for a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom themed party. Caden (birthday girl) has a little friend who is allergic to wheat and eggs, so Kristen asked if I would […]

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Back in the spring I decided to take a cake decorating class at a local cake supply store.  I will admit that the idea of going into a room filled with gluten laden cakes freaked me out; but I was a mom on a mission.  Armed with vinyl gloves and sitting at my own table […]