Plants vs. Zombies, cake edition

  Last weekend, my older son L had a Plants vs. Zombies birthday party, and every year I make a fun themed cake.  Since I only make time to attempt a fancy fondant cake twice a year for the kids, I try to do something each time that allows me to try a new technique (and usually buy a new… View Post

Halloween themed birthday party success!

I know we’ve all seen that hilarious Pinterest fails meme (the one with the hedgehog cake wearing dentures cracks me up EVERY SINGLE TIME), but I found two foolproof dessert pins for your Halloween party. My younger son requested a Halloween themed birthday party this year, which if you can convince your kid to do this, DO IT.  Seriously.  It… View Post

My first fondant cake was a success!

Whenever my boys have a birthday party at home, I’ve been torn over what to do about the cake.  Go with our favorite bakeries, which have made us some amazing creations (lego-shaped cake, very hungry caterpillar cake, etc.) or make my own?  The past couple of years, I’ve leaned more toward baking my own, and have so far made a… View Post