Archive for the ‘Birthdays’ Category

Three Cakes in Three Weeks!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

After months of not doing any decorating projects, I made up for it big time in October by decorating three cakes in three weeks! It all started with my niece’s 7th birthday. (more…)

A Twisted Summer Birthday Celebration

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Usually July in the Chicagoland area is a month filled with sunshine and warmth that I like to think is a reflection of the excitement surrounding my birthday. This year’s excitement was tempered by the dread of officially leaving the big 3-0 behind. (more…)

Baby’s First Birthday Luau

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

It’s August and summer is in full swing so it’s time to limbo, baby! My sweet little boy, Matthew, turned one year young last week so we hung pineapples from the trees and threw the best Baby’s First Luau ever! (more…)

The Wonder Mold Pan – Doll Cakes and Much More!

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The Wonder Mold Pan is a 3-dimensional baking pan that makes it easy to create fun and creative cakes for many occasions! You’ll find many uses for this pan – including graduations, Halloween, and Christmas celebrations. (more…)

S’more Please

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

I love the excitement of a child’s birthday! They want to tell their little friends all about the party they have planned. My friend has a backyard tent sleepover party planned for her daughter’s birthday. When I asked her daughter what kind of cake she wanted for her birthday, she replied fire and S’mores. (more…)

Flip Flop Cookies – Easy Like a Summer Breeze

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

It’s finally summer! What better way to welcome summer and a friend’s birthday than with flip flops. Flip flop cookies, that is! (more…)

Introducing the Wilton Giant Gummy!

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

While browsing our website, you may have noticed the debut of the Wilton Giant Gummy Kit available exclusively on Each kit includes a mold, cherry-flavored gummy mix and detailed instructions to create this adorable addition to your celebration. (more…)

OPERATION: Camo Cupcakes

Friday, June 10th, 2011

My nephews’ birthdays invade at the end of April and the beginning of May. This year, they had one birthday theme assignment for me: Camouflage. (more…)

Happy Birthday Mom – Dad and Daughters Decorate a Sweet Surprise!

Friday, May 6th, 2011

As a special birthday surprise, my husband and daughters presented me with a cake they created using Wilton’s new Punch. Cut. Decorate! tools. Not only did they create a beautiful cake, they created beautiful memories. I wanted to share their experience with you in a post written by my husband. (more…)

Make a Princess-Themed Birthday Celebration a Royal Event!

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

I think most every little girl, including myself, has had a princess themed birthday party at some point in her life. Although I was only four when I had my party, I can still remember my favorite part, the castle cake! (more…)