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Hello Kitty Birthday Cake

Hello Kitty Birthday Cake

Hello Kitty Birthday Cake Today is my niece’s fourth birthday!  Yesterday was her birthday party and as is our tradition, I made her cake.  She had called me last month and asked for a Hello Kitty cake, and of course I said yes! I was excited that Wilton makes a […]

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7 commentsJuly 8, 2013 at 4:57 pmCakes Mocha Cub Wilton

Thank You, Cheerios

Thank You, Cheerios

This week there has been an awful lot of hubbub over a certain Cheerios ad.  The ad depicts a biracial child, a white mother and a black father.  The spot debuted last week, and was uploaded to YouTube.  The racist comments were so pervasive on the YouTube video that General […]

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Owl Rag Quilt

Owl Rag Quilt

Owl Rag Quilt In keeping with what seems to be this week’s theme, owls, I wanted to share the projects that I made for my two nieces for Christmas.  Minnie adores owls, and as my sister follows the same color coded organization by child that I do, her color is […]

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17 commentsJanuary 18, 2013 at 1:31 amCraft Minnie Mocha Cub Owl

Owl Wings Tutorial

Owl Wings Tutorial

Owl Wings Tutorial Yesterday I showed you the owl cake I made for my niece’s birthday and I promised a tutorial on how I made her owl wings, so here it is!  I was inspired by this great costume at the Martin Family Times.  Being I make a great deal […]

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4 commentsJanuary 16, 2013 at 4:44 pmCraft Minnie Mocha Cub Owl

3rd Birthday Princess Castle Cake

3rd Birthday Princess Castle Cake

Today is my niece’s third birthday!  Yesterday it was a pleasure to attend her princess themed birthday party.  She actually called me two months ago and told me that she wanted a Pwincess Cassle for her birthday cake.  Living in a world of boyz, I get very excited to make […]

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0 commentsJuly 9, 2012 at 3:16 amCakes Mocha Cub

Flapper Dress Tutorial

Flapper Dress Tutorial

Today I am over at Dollar Store Crafts where Heather has posted my tutorial on this flapper dress. I made it for my niece using only items purchased at the Dollar Tree. Can you believe this cost me only a few dollars. And boy does she rock it! Be sure […]

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2 commentsOctober 11, 2011 at 9:50 pmCraft Halloween Mocha Cub

Summer Sun and Family Fun

Summer Sun and Family Fun

We are just finishing our third week of summer vacation.  We have been in parades, gone swimming, had bbqs and birthday parties.  But most importantly we have had lots of time to be outside and enjoy our new backyard. In years past we had a tiny backyard at our house […]

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1 commentJuly 14, 2011 at 2:35 amEli Gabriel Minnie Mocha Cub Nathan Seth

Yo Gabba Gabba Birthday Cake

Yo Gabba Gabba Birthday Cake

Pin It My niece’s birthday party was today.  She had a Yo Gabba Gabba themed birthday party.  I made her this cake for her birthday party. The bottom tier was Muno inspired, the red, one-eyed bumpy character.  It was a three layered chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting, topped with […]

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10 commentsJuly 10, 2011 at 1:41 amCakes Mocha Cub

Easter Egg Hunts (Day 23)

Easter Egg Hunts (Day 23)

This afternoon we headed to my mom & stepdad’s house with six kiddos in tow.  My parents did an Easter egg hunt with da boyz and three of their cousins, all of the female variety.  It was so much fun to watch the little bitty ones try and figure out […]

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0 commentsApril 21, 2011 at 2:47 amEli Mocha Cub Seth What's Good List

Grateful For Cousins (Day 2)

Grateful For Cousins (Day 2)

Today I am grateful for cousins.  My youngest, Eli, and my niece, Mocha Cub, are 10 months apart.  I watch my nieces while their parents work, so they are almost as comfortable in my home as they are in their own.  They also have a very special bond with my […]

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2 commentsMarch 30, 2011 at 8:16 pmEli Mocha Cub What's Good List