The superhero phase, like death and taxes, seems inevitable. Embrace it by inviting the whole justice league to appear on your cake! Continue reading
Rock Climbing Party Cake
Making a cake that resembles a rock wall is much easier than actually climbing said wall, and considerably less chafing.
Gymnastics Birthday Party Invitation
Not everyone can do a cartwheel (or even touch her toes on a reliable basis), but everyone can make this gold medal invitation. Continue reading
Sesame Street Dyed-Coconut Cake
Does “C is for Cookie” play on an endless loop in your house (or in your brain)? Do you think Elmo’s Song is on purgatory’s soundtrack, but you tolerate it anyway? If so, you might like this cake. It’s good enough for me.
Super Mario Swimming Party Cake
The next time your child asks, “Hey Mom! Can you make me a Super Mario Swimming Party Cake?” YOU WILL BE READY.
It’s a Rainbow Dance Party!
For her 5th birthday, my daughter wanted to have a dance party with a rainbow theme. She had just learned the colors of the rainbow, and rainbows and dance parties? As perfect together as cornflakes and milk, honey. Continue reading
Moderate-Effort Rainbow Cake
Lean on commercial cake mix, food coloring, and a double oven (if available) to somewhat speed creation of this groovy, guaranteed crowd-pleaser. This one was for my daughter’s rainbow-themed 5th birthday party at a kids’ dance studio, but it would be perfect for a pride event or other colorful occasion.
Heat-Embossed Invitation for a Beading Party
These handmade, personalized heat-embossed invitations look professional (if only my photography did, too!). They are perfect for a birthday party at a bead-your-own jewelry studio, or can be adapted for a baby shower or birth announcement. Fellow insomniacs, use that spare time to make a batch! Continue reading