Will it Glow? Making Glow In The Dark Cupcakes


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While browsing cake photos in the vast world of the Internet, I kept coming across these glow in the dark cakes. Vividly glowing cakes in neon colors! A crazy awesome party with the cake acting as a beacon of birthday light in the center! Giving off light so bright you could read a book by it!

Well, of course I had to try this out. I did a little poking around and found a few ways that bakers are making their cakes glow. We’ll try and go about this in a somewhat scientific manner, as in, gather supplies and try and light it up! Continue reading “Will it Glow? Making Glow In The Dark Cupcakes”

Paw Patrol Doggie Birthday

Paw Patrol Birthday HDR


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Another year has gone by and my oldest is now 4. Lately she has been obsessed with the Nickelodeon Cartoon, Paw Patrol. So obviously she requested to have a Paw Patrol Birthday Party. In this blog I will show you how I decorated, a recipe and video for how to make Dog Bone Cookies and Puppy Chow Snack Mix, the food I served and I will also show you Paw Patrol varieties of cakes you can order from your local Coborn’s Bakery.

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Confectionery Calligraphy Cake Writing

Confectionery Calligraphy - Cake Writing

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You’ve spent the last hour decorating your perfect cake. The theme is expertly reflected. Maybe it’s robot dinosaurs. Perhaps it’s a sophisticated retirement cake with a hand painted lake scene. Now for the inscription. What are you going to do? Use your normal cursive? Yeah. That’s alright. It’s nice and it’s readable. But what if you continued your theme into the words? What if you made your inscription part of the decorations versus something you snuck in at the end? Continue reading “Confectionery Calligraphy Cake Writing”

Homemade Sugar Scrub

Homemade Sugar Scrub

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Sugar scrubs can be used on your face, body and feet to help moisturize and exfoliate your skin.  Because they are so incredibly easy and inexpensive to make, they make an amazing gift for a teacher, daycare person, co-worker, friend or family member.  You can give just the sugar scrub alone or make it a gift basket and add some homemade lip balm and/or hand soap from my previous blogs.

I hope you enjoy this simple Homespun Creation and you take the time to try it at home! Be sure to Click Here for the Free Printable Labels that will make your creation truly personalized!

Read Below for a full list of ingredients and step by step instructions as well as a video where I will explain how easy this Do It Yourself Sugar Scrub Creation really is to make!

Homemade Sugar Scrub
  • ½ Cup Raw Sugar
  • ½ Cup Olive Oil
  • 2-4 Drops Essentials Oil of your choice. (I used a lavender variety!)
  • Jar with a screwable top. (I picked a mason jar!)
  1. Measure out and pour Raw Sugar into the container.
  2. Add Olive Oil and Essential Oil.
  3. Replace cover and shake mixture.
  4. Scrub skin with mixture to exfoliate and rinse.


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