Crappy Cones. Literally.

I apologize in advance if you have a sensitive stomach or are easily squeamish. But this was too gross and too awesome not to share. Last month my son T turned 10. For his birthday he wanted me to make Cupcake Cones: T decided he wanted colored cones and chocolate cake and icing. No problem. Everything went as planned and they were actually starting to look pretty cute. Until the icing. Then things went horribly wrong. Do you see what I see? Are you simultaneously laughing and throwing up in your mouth a little? Every cupcake looked like a dog … [Read more...]

Let them eat {birthday} cake! [Neapolitan cake]

Saturday my squishy adorable snugly strong willed little baby turned 7! It's hard to believe that she was once a chubby little thing that I could gobble up on a daily basis... All Kinsey wanted for her birthday (besides an American Girl doll that looks just like her) was "A cake that is strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate." I've seen beautiful rainbow cakes all over blogland, so I decided to try my hand at a Neapolitan one just for Kinz. I think it turned out quite cute if you ask me! I just used 3 boxes of Betty Crocker cake mix; a strawberry, white, and dutch … [Read more...]