Monster Truck Birthday Cake

Monster Truck Cake

 My baby boy Matthias, the lover of cars, trucks, dogs, swords, and puppies, is growing up way too fast. He turned 2 on Saturday.  We celebrated with a waffle breakfast and cake after dinner.  It wasn't a large or fancy celebration.  Instead, we spent the day playing with a newly expanded wooden train set and enjoying the nice weather. Cake … [Read more...]

A Butterfly Birthday: Butterfly Food


I am in the midst of preparing for my sister in law's wedding weekend.  There will be much family visiting and I don't think I will be able to get back to blogging until next week.  Which is sad, because I still have more to share with you from Gianna's birthday.  (I know, I got really carried away.  I guess I'm really passionate about butterflies … [Read more...]

A Butterfly Birthday: Butterfly Cupcakes

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I know I'm like two years late on this one, but....  have you had a chance to flip through the book Hello, Cupcake!? I love their "no baking skills or tools required" attitude.  A friend of mine made their candy melt butterfly cupcakes for her daughter and suggested that my daughter would love them as well.  The picture she showed me of her cupcakes … [Read more...]