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Category Archives: Celebrations & Parties

December Catch-up Part 2: Train Crazy

Nick and I spent several weeks before Ethan’s birthday deciding if we should do a low-key gathering somewhere outside the house (easy!) or do a train-themed party at our house with all the train bells and whistles (not-so-easy!).  It’s always a balancing game deciding between what is easy and low stress vs. investing time and thought into making your […]

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Happy Birthday!

         Today, Ethan and I are celebrating the greatest blessing we have in our lives, Nick!  We met right about the time that oh-so-awesome saxophone pic was taken and it was infatuation at first sight from my end!  I am so unbelievably lucky to love and be loved day after day by such an amazing soul.  He has been […]

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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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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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