Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

Sweet Treats for a Fun Sleepover!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

My niece Samantha just turned 7, and part of her gift was something she’s been begging for…a sleepover at Auntie Shawn’s! I knew she’d want to do some sort of decorating project, but we only had an hour or two for fun before bedtime. We’ve done cookies and cupcakes so many times in the last few years that I decided to introduce her to something new – candy making! (more…)

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…)

Star Whoopie Pie Pan Breakfast

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! As a working mom, I like to surprise my kids with a spin on the standard breakfast fare so I know they are starting their day off with the energy they need. When I saw the Star Whoopie Pie Pan, I quickly came up with some ideas to celebrate those star students as they head back to school. (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…)

Movie Night Treat Idea

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Summer vacation is the time to keep children occupied with fun activities. Teens especially love hanging out with their friends watching movies. When my daughter recently invited some friends over for Friday night movies, I thought of the perfect treat for them – an “Admit One” rice cereal treat! Kids love rice cereal treats, and I love not turning on the oven in the summer!  (more…)

Celebrate Summer with Ice Cream Treats

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month, and July 17th is National Ice Cream Day? Celebrate by having a one-of-a-kind ice cream social! (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…)

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…)

Personalize Cupcakes for Dad Using Sugar Sheets

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

When I found out about Sugar Sheets coming to the market I was very excited because I understood the idea behind it…..scrapbooking! I took this fun opportunity for the family to make some Father’s Day treats. (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…)