Moderate-Effort Rainbow Cake

two views of a rainbow cake - plain outside and rainbow layers insideLean 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.

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Heat-Embossed Invitation for a Beading Party

beading party invitationThese 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