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Beatrix at Six

She’s been looking forward to turning six since the day after she turned five. Maybe it’s because it has a nice ring to it: “Beatrix is six.” How many of our names rhyme with our ages? It doesn’t happen often.


Beatrix wanted a “B” cake. At first, I was charmed by […]

Lemonade Cake Love

Months ago, Aidan requested her birthday cake. Never mind there was still snow on the ground, she was dreaming of her July birthday and a handsome lemonade cake. Over the next few months, I kept my eyes open for lemon cake recipes and ideas and found several. On her birthday, I pulled them together and […]