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A Delectable Scottish Feast for the BRAVE of Heart

There has been so much excitement around the opening of Pixar’s latest movie “Brave” that it seems to be the latest and greatest movie classic. Kids of all ages are flocking to the movie theaters to see this adorable story of Princess Merida and the adventures that she goes on. This is a story of ... Read More »

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Ladybug Cakes For Your Little Love Bug

Girls may be made of sugar and spice and everything nice, but some of them love certain aspects of nature that may not be so “girlie”. If you have an adorable little insect lover who adores ladybugs then this can make for the perfect birthday party theme. Admittedly the ladybug may be the more feminine ... Read More »

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Honey Treats for Your Winnie the Pooh Party

Who doesn’t love the classic and adorable Winnie the Pooh? This character has been around for ages and every child seems to celebrate a phase with him (often these phases last a lifetime). If you’re planning a child’s birthday party, this loveable bear works beautifully as a theme. Here’s some fun and delicious ideas for ... Read More »

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Celebrate the Luck of the Irish with These St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and that’s evidenced by how packed bars are that day. This is a day of celebration and to embrace your inner Irish pride or to at least pretend you have it. No other holiday makes for such an occasion for delicious drinks. This is ... Read More »

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Mardi Gras Party: The Creole and Cajun Connection

You can’t have a Mardi Gras party without cajun or creole food. Wait, didn’t we just write that you can’t have Mardi Gras without a King Cake? Well, both are true! Celebrate Fat Tuesday with a Mardi Gras party full of delicious Cajun recipes. But first, learn how Mardi Gras and creole favorites like Jambalaya ... Read More »

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Mardi Gras King Cakes

You can't have Mardi Gras without a King Cake. Where did these traditional pastries come from, and why are they so popular? And why are they always covered in gold, green, and purple sugar? Unlock the mysteries of the Mardi Gras King Cake and incorporate this sweet treat (or a version of it) into your Mardi Gras celebration.

Celebrations

Love Your Valentine One Tasty Morsel At a Time

Anybody can give candy or flowers for Valentine’s Day, but why not try something unconventional and yet so delicious? This year it’s all about the cupcakes! Or maybe it’s just because I had some, and I’m inspired to find some more! If you want to make something for your sweetie and want to keep it ... Read More »

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How to Make a Fairy Doll Cake

I made a fairy doll cake for a beautiful little girl who still believes in fairies (don’t we all?) It was her birthday and her dad begged me to make her a special cake at the last minute. You can also make your own fairy doll cake (or princess doll cake, depending on the doll ... Read More »

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Munchies That Will Kick Your Super Bowl Party Into the End Zone

It’s almost game time and that means it’s time to dream up some new munchies to kick your Super Bowl party into high gear. If you are hosting this year, it’s all about big plays and converting some of your old favorites into new traditions.

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Yo Gabba Gabba Cakes That Will “Grabba” Your Attention

Yo Gabba Gabba is not only a favorite TV show among kids, but it makes for an excellent theme for a birthday party as well. Since the cake is often the centerpiece of the party turn this into a creative and fun way to carry off this theme. You can venture out on your own ... Read More »

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