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Gabriel’s Popcorn Cupcakes

Gabriel’s Popcorn Cupcakes

Gabriel turned seven on Tuesday.  He is having a movie themed birthday party tomorrow, so for his birthday cupcakes for school I tried to match the theme.  These look fabulous, but are super easy to make. First bake a batch of cupcakes in normal cupcake liners that you buy in […]

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29 commentsMarch 18, 2011 at 10:04 pmCakes

Hot Dog! It’s a Nathan’s Famous Party!

Hot Dog! It’s a Nathan’s Famous Party!

Hot Dog Party Last weekend was Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Birthday party!  This party featured everything hot dog.  We had cupcakes topped with fondant hot dogs, a felt hot dog magnet craft and even a hot dog vendor photo opp! Decorations: We made a “Nathan” pennant using my Cricut Expression […]

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17 commentsFebruary 25, 2011 at 2:58 amBirthday Party Cakes Craft Nathan

Hot Dog Cupcakes

Hot Dog Cupcakes

Hot Dog Cupcakes Today’s project is in the cake decorating genre!  These hot dog cupcakes were what Nathan wanted for his birthday this week.  Although they look impressive, they are super easy to make. First we’ll cover the hot dog itself.  If you have yet to discover it, I made […]

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34 commentsFebruary 17, 2011 at 4:12 pmCakes

Wilton Valentine’s Day Cupcake Prize Pack Review & Giveaway (Ends 2/4)

Wilton Valentine’s Day Cupcake Prize Pack Review & Giveaway (Ends 2/4)

Recently I received a box from Wilton with all types of Valentine’s Day cupcake goodies to try.  I was so very excited!  I love making cupcakes and cakes for friends and family, and this gave me an opportunity to try out some fun new things from Wilton. Here is the […]

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505 commentsJanuary 24, 2011 at 6:24 pmCakes Giveaways Reviews

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cupcakes

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cupcakes

Seth’s 10th birthday was a Diary of a Wimpy Kid themed weekend. He took two friends to see the movie that has just come out in theaters. As he is a huge fan of the books, he asked for his cupcakes for school to be of the different faces that […]

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0 commentsMay 14, 2010 at 1:23 amCakes

Lego Mini Cakes Cupcakes

Lego Mini Cakes Cupcakes

Gabriel’s sixth birthday is on Monday. His request this year was for Lego cupcakes, but he didn’t want traditional cupcakes with a lego chocolate piece on top. He wanted cakes that looked like Legos. I started with the Wilton mini-loaf pans. When the cakes were done I removed them from […]

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0 commentsMarch 14, 2010 at 2:26 amCakes

Football Cupcakes with Grass in Buttercream

Football Cupcakes with Grass in Buttercream

For Nathan’s fourth birthday he wanted football!  So for the small family party we did I made football cupcakes.  They had chocolate icing footballs piped on and then spread evenly with a spatula.  Then the remainder of the cupcake surface was covered with green grass using the Wilton tip for […]

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0 commentsFebruary 16, 2010 at 3:28 amCakes

Circles First Birthday Smash Cake and Monogrammed Cupcakes for First Birthday

Circles First Birthday Smash Cake and Monogrammed Cupcakes for First Birthday

This was the cupcake tower and matching smash cake for my youngest son, Eli’s, first birthday.  His initials spell out END, as he is our last child.  The party theme centered around that monogram.  Each cupcake had a fluff of red buttercream topped with a fondant medallion with the monogram […]

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0 commentsSeptember 1, 2009 at 2:29 amCakes

NKOTB New Kid on the Block Baby Shower Cake

NKOTB New Kid on the Block Baby Shower Cake

My childhood friend is not a frilly over the top kind of girl. She is pregnant with her second daughter, and for her baby shower her sister had an awesome idea. Since Karen, the pregnant friend, has been a huge New Kids On The Block fan since we were in […]

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0 commentsAugust 24, 2009 at 1:39 amCakes

Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Topsy Turvy Cake

Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Topsy Turvy Cake

This cake was for a family friends third birthday. She was having an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party and her mom asked for a mad hatter style cake. This cake is three tiered. The top tier is two layers of yellow cake with buttercream. The second tier is three […]

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0 commentsJune 24, 2009 at 2:25 amCakes