The Prince & Princess

Sunday, June 27, 2010 by admin

My son Evan was born just 8 days after the 4th birthday of my daughter Ashley.

We decided a joint birthday party was the easiest way to manage two birthdays so close. Luckily Ashley was a good sport as we allowed her to still choose her birthday theme.

This year she was extremely into the "Fancy Nancy" books an wanted to go for a fancy birthday. We happened upon a very adorable little prince 1st birthday theme that matched wonderfully.

I baked both cakes in the same crown mold and decorated them both with hand piped icing along with the glitter sprinkles. This birthday was a smash hit and I was very pleased at the outcome of both cakes.

Curious George

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 by admin

I try my best to do a large variety of birthday party ideas for my children to help keep the interest high and also help them explore new and different things. I know they love being adorable little princesses, but a princess birthday every year would be a bore. This year, Ashley was really into the new movie "Curious George" and so this party  (for her 3rd birthday) took off from there. This cake was devils food, if I recall correctly. The jawline and ears were hand sculpted to help create dimension for the face of the monkey. I then decorated it with buttercream frosting and hand piped the facial features.