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Kiss These, They’re Irish(ish) ~ Easy St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

I think our family is responsible for 87% of the sales of Airheads Xtremes rainbow candies. The kids like the sour/sweet combination, I like how they easily make cakes colorful. They’re a fun alternative to sprinkles.

About a year ago, I made rainbow cupcakes with frosting the color of a blue sky and mini […]

Descriptions of a Poorly-Turned Out Chocolate Cake Made for a Great Kid

Yesterday was Ryley’s 15th birthday. As he’s grown older, his tastes have simplified from outlandish cartoon-inspired cake toppers to this year’s request: A simple chocolate cake. He briefly mentioned having a Colorado Driver’s Permit-shaped cake, but I gave him a shocked look and he quickly understood it would exceed my skill set. Plus, it’s not […]

A One-Boy Twelve-Drummers-Drumming

It’s the twelfth day of Christmas and Archie’s 5th birthday. I can hear the sound of a dozen drummers with 24 sticks striking in unison. It’s time to march to the beat, maybe high-stepping a few laps around the living room because January birthdays are usually inside affairs. By the time you get to this […]