Don’t Forget! Birthday Cake Round Up is Tomorrow!

I hope you’ll join us for cake tomorrow. Blog about a fun birthday cake you’ve made and bring your link tomorrow. Everyone who participates will be entered in a drawing for a snazzy Sally Russell apron from ShoestringHome, plus receive the adoration of millions. (You don’t necessarily have to bake to participate!) Don’t miss the […]

Number Candles – They Work for Me!

It all started because my siblings and I were grown, and no one wanted to hunt down twenty-something of those miniscule birthday candles. Or buy multiple packages every time we celebrated a family birthday. My oldest son was three at the time. I was expected our second child. A friend had suggested that the big […]

Cake Cheating

Personally, I like pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Apple Pie. Berry Pie. Cheesecake. Yeah, that’s a pie more than a cake in my book. And since I’m a food snob, I’ve been making pies from scratch for a long time, since I was 10 and my dad conned me into it. But, awhile ago I found […]

She’s So Fancy, That Nancy

Not too long ago, I asked readers to challenge me with a birthday cake theme. There were some very clever suggestions, the top two in a readers’ poll being “Breakfast” and Fancy Nancy. Breakfast I know, but being that my children who speak in complete sentences are all boys, I had no clue who or […]

Ready to Celebrate Simply?

Recently I read about parents who spend thousands of dollars on their children’s birthday parties. Llamas, helicopter rides, visits from sports celebrities, or other extreme celebrations are things that neither I nor my bank account can muster. With five kids, we’d be in the poor house pretty quickly. And then, what would they expect for […]

Bake Me a Cake

So, did you notice the poll in the sidebar? Vote on what cake theme you’d like to challenge me with in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. Voting ends tonight.

Don’t Forget! BDay Cake Challenge

Don’t forget to nominate a theme in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. I’ll end the nominations Thursday night. Voting begins on Friday! There are a few doozies in there. Whew!

FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge

This past week I became addicted to the Food Network. You see we’ve never had cable before. In fact, I haven’t watched tv on a regular basis in over ten years. But, now we have Direct TV. For football. But, anyway. I discovered that we get the Food Network in our feeble few channels. And […]