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Fancy Nancy & A Birthday Cake Round Up

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. See how FishBoy’s eyes are glued to his new toy? No […]

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Wanna Make a Pretty Cool Cake? Buy the Ebook

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I’m no expert, believe me. I’m just a mom who likes to make cool cakes for her kids. When they told me that I couldn’t make them pie for their birthdays, I had to get creative. My basic formula is to take what interests my kids, find toys and candy to go with the theme […]

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Cakes You Can Make: Fancy Nancy & Breakfast is Served

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Fancy Nancy and Breakfast!? These two themes were suggested by readers during FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. They were chosen as the top two in a readers’ poll a week later. Both were definitely challenging. Breakfast because it was a unique thing to conceive in sugar. Have you ever heard of such a thing? And Fancy […]

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

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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 […]

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Number Candles – They Work for Me!

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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 […]

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How ‘Bout Some Milk to Go with All That Cake?

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We’re feeling pretty cakey around my house these days. What with FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge, this week’s Birthday Cake Round Up, and I just found out that Food Network is having a Cake Video contest. Oh my! Let’s just say there’s no shortage of dessert around here. Cake for Breakfast, Cake for Lunch. My kids […]

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Cake Cheating

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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 […]

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Housekeeping: Giveaways

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Thanks to all of you who entered my recent giveaways. It’s been great to offer such fun prizes. And the next month or so is no different. I have recently lined up some great MOM items for you to win. So stay tuned. In checking my records, it turns out that I forgot to announce […]

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