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Category Archives: Kiddos

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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December Catch-up Part 1: Capturing Ethan at 4

Every year before Ethan's birthday, we take him to get pictures done at JCPenney's to capture one last snapshot before he bounds into another year.  The scenario usually involves Ethan sitting watching a cartoon in their waiting area with tons of little boys in Christmas sweaters and baby girls in red velvet dresses, white tights, and black […]

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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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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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Tid Bits

Life has been fairly quiet this week.  I’ve just been doing little bits of this and that.  Nothing exciting, which has been nice.   Nick had another cyclocross race this past weekend and Ethan upped his game for the kids race by switching to his regular bike instead of the big wheel.  Here’s my favorite photo from the race: […]

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