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Category Archives: Cakes & Baking

Daisy Cake

I made a girly daisy cake for sweet K’s 7th birthday.  She is the daughter of a great friend.  A few years ago I made a carrot cake with miss K and now she claims it as her favorite cake flavor–she is so sweet.  So when she requested carrot cake for her birthday celebration, I […]

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60th Birthday Zebra Cake

I need to do single tier cakes more often–so easy compared to stacking!!   This sassy zebra striped cake is 3 layers of red velvet cake with butter rum frosting.  You can read more about the recipient of the cake and her celebration here.  I liked that the cake was bright, simple, and fun!

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Graduation Cake

I made this fun cake (named whimsical or topsy-turvy in the cake world) for my sis-in-law.  Her 18th birthday was just after her high school graduation and I let her pick which celebration she wanted a cake for–she chose graduation.  I’ve learned my lesson on doing too many cakes too close together–it causes burnout!!   The top and bottom […]

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Firetruck Cake

This firetruck cake was made for the sweet son of my beautiful friend for his 3rd birthday.  It was all fun and no pressure.  As soon as I knew the theme for his birthday party, I started sketching.  Nick gets half-credit for this cake–his ideas and decoration sculpting skills were amazing and we had the best time designing […]

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Bridal Shower Cake

I give all credit for getting my first ‘real’ (aka cash paying!) customer to social networking.  I made a cake for someone, who showed someone else a pic of that cake on Facebook, who knew someone hosting a bridal shower, and bam! there I am in the middle of the night freaking out because not only does my […]

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