Tribal Baby Shower Cake and Cookies

This cake and matching cookies were created for my long time childhood friend, who is having her first baby. Her mother is full blooded Indian so it was no surprise to me that they were going for a tribal baby shower theme. They picked out the tribal baby cake topper, and that was ordered in […]

Easy, Delicious, Homemade Fondant for Cake Decorating

  Learning to make my own fondant was a game changer. Until then I had been buying it premade, which becomes very expensive and very aggravating when you’re in the middle of decorating a cake and realize that you don’t have enough of it. I had no idea it was so easy and cheap to […]

Easy, Delicious Royal Icing Recipe

*This post contains affiliate links. Decorated sugar cookies are very popular right now. People want them for weddings, birthdays, party favors and gifts. Decorating sugar cookies like the ones you see on Instagram definitely takes practice, and having the right sugar cookie and royal icing recipe is an absolute must. Here is my royal icing […]

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Teachers, mothers, and nurses, oh my!

Mothers Day Cookies in Box

  I’m not sure how teacher appreciation week, mother’s day and nurse appreciation week ended up being all in the same week, but I know it should never happen again! Whew! Talk about a busy week. Oh, and did I mention that I also had my very first vendor event in the middle of all […]

Snowman Cake

Smowman Cake

When I saw this snowman cake on The Cake Blog, which is one of my favorite blogs for cake inspiration, I knew I had to attempt to make it. It was soooo cute and I knew the kids would love it. It was also a very appropriate time to make this snowman cake. It was made […]

Winnie the Pooh and Tiger too!

Don’t you love when you agree to do a last minute cake order and it turns out to be one of your best?! That’s kinda how this Winnie the Pooh cake went. It was a short notice order and the client didn’t really have an exact idea for the cake other than it needed to […]

How Morning Time Saved Our Homeschool

I was discouraged. I was frustrated. I was close to giving up. I had no idea how homeschooling four children, all different ages, was supposed to work out. And then I discovered morning time. I actually learned about the idea of a morning basket on Pam Barnhill’s blog. I spent about a good hour on […]

S.O.A.P. Bible Study Method

On December 1st I started an online Bible study through Love God Greatly and I am really enjoying it. It is an advent Bible study called The Road to Christmas. One thing that I am really enjoying is the SOAP Bible study method. Believe it or not I have never heard of this method for studying the Bible […]

Teaching children about Lottie Moon.

So tomorrow starts the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at our Church. Do you know who Lottie Moon is? Lottie Moon was a missionary to China for nearly 40 years. She taught the people of China how to read and write. She often made tea cakes (cookies) for the children. The children would eat the cookies […]

The lesson I learned from my Thanksgiving pecan pie.

I have made pecan pie before and it turned out really good, but this one did not. I think I left it in the oven a little too long. It came out of the oven and the crust and pecans were a little on the well done side. I went to cut a piece to […]