Focusing on the Why
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Focusing on the Why

Bad light and not too sharp, but aren’t they cute? This past weekend consisted of temperatures way over 100 (weirdest summer I can ever remember),  cake and ice cream, and several small children. (We babysat for a 4 year old niece and a 10 month old nephew, and then attended another niece (age 6) and nephew’s (age…

Around My House
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Around My House

Although my brain is often racing around, I sometimes struggle finding new things to blog about. (Can you relate to that?)  So I’m joining in on another blogger’s summer series idea, “Around My House.”  Each week, I’m going to share a peek into the daily world that surrounds me. Today, I thought I’d show you what…

A Hello Kitty Cupcake Cake
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A Hello Kitty Cupcake Cake

Recently,  I posted about some cakes I decorated back in the day, so I thought I’d show you this Hello Kitty cake that my niece made this past weekend for her daughter’s birthday party. It’s cupcakes that she assembled into the Hello Kitty shape. She then iced over the whole thing. What a great idea!  No need to cut…

Simple Cake Decorating
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Simple Cake Decorating

Flashback 17 (update–now almost 25)  years!  My daughter’s first birthday was around the corner, and I wanted a Sesame Street cake for her party.  A friend of mine suggested I decorate the cake myself. She had been decorating cakes for years, and I immediately thought she was really overestimating me. I had never decorated a cake in…