owl smash cake I made when my niece turned one. Flat fondant figures are a good place to start with making figures out of fondant. I like to add a little 3D (like the tongue and balloons) fun.
Monday, September 15, 2014
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Friday, September 12, 2014
“Can you believe she married him?” I had heard the question for the 5th or 6th time this week in reaction to the Rice domestic violence video surfacing, and to be honest, it was my reaction at first. I quickly caught myself. That’s the problem with abuse; it is so difficult to understand unless you are living or have experienced the abuse/control cycle. It's so easy to judge. You don’t know the controls, the threats, the manipulation and everything else that may be at play in the background. “Yes, I can believe she married him.” My response was met with confused and even eye raising expressions.
After reading the #whyistayed and #whyileft tweets this week- bare bones exposed across Twitter- I created my own...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The original cake design for the covered wagon cake, was a horse drawn covered wagon. I knew I did not want to sculpt horses for the cake, so I searched Amazon for a chocolate horse mold. This is the mold I found for a whoppin' 2 bucks. The cake design changed, so we came up with another idea for the chocolate horse mold- we'd make Giddy Up Pops! The mold isn't made for pops, but we figured it out...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
ruffle cake I made in July, so we planned blue ombre fondant ruffle layered cake with a covered wagon on top.