Ahoy, Mateys! Between my family and Laura’s, seven kids in the same age ranges means duplicate party themes. Sometimes for the same kid! I’ve made a Lightning McQueen cake twice, repurposed Blue’s Clues decorations, done two variations of Monster Jam Continue reading Same theme, different party: Pirates!
I ‘like’ several cake and baking pages on Facebook. And I follow a lot of talented cake artists on Twitter and Pinterest. One such talent whom I discovered years ago on Facebook, Peggy Does Cake, posted a link to a Continue reading Why I Love Online Tutorials and You Should, Too
I came across this old post from my days as a baker-for-hire and my now-defunct business/website, EG Cakes. Not only did it remind me of how little my older two kids were, but it reminded me of that epic moment Continue reading Once Upon a Cake Pop: A Look Back at My First Time
I love a good chocolate or vanilla birthday cake. But this lemon poppyseed cake is a wonderfully light and delightful alternative. Also, it has a special place in my heart. I originally began making this cake because it was my mom’s Continue reading Luscious Lemon Poppyseed Cake Recipe
Got twins? Congratulations and welcome to the Club! The ‘Twins Birthday Club’, that is. The Club where suddenly everything is doubled: the guest list, the cakes, the loot bags, the budget and — yes — even the fun. And as Continue reading Top 10 Pro Party Tips for Planning — and Surviving — Your Twins’ Birthday