Lilly Pulitzer Cake and Flower Bouquet Cookies

Country chic and vintage is in!  I think the only way you might have missed that is if you’ve been living under a rock.  Just teasing. But lace details, rustic elegance, shabby chic…they’re all the rage right now.

So when Chloe turned 18 (remember Chloe’s 16th birthday cake?), that’s what she wanted!  She chose a cake inspired by the Lilly Pulizer First Impression pattern.

Lilly Pulitzer-inspired birthday cake!

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Cake!

Here’s another fun party we came across while going through old cake photos.  Back in June, we created a full spread for Raigan’s 1st birthday.

Let’s start with the party cake, which was white almond cake with Bavarian Cream filling. Yum! Raigan’s Mommy, Holli, helped design the cake based on Dr. Seuss’ book Oh, the Places You’ll Go.   Raigan's 1st birthday cake - Oh the Places You'll Go!

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“Surprise, I’m Pregnant!” Cookies

We love helping families break the news about pregnancies to their families.  Usually, the big reveal is whether the baby is a boy or girl, but a few months ago, we were able to help a future Mommy tell her family that she was pregnant!

Maggie, a soon-to-be first-time Mom, asked us to make personalized cookies for her step-daughters.  The onesie cookies read “I can’t wait to meet my BIG sister Jaidyn/Mikayla!”  As you can see from the picture, the girls were thrilled with the news! Maggie's step-daughters with their personalized cookies. Continue reading

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2012 Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

Last year, Julie from The Little Kitchen and Lindsey from Love and Olive Oil launched the first ever Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! I baked Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies that are, in my mind, the perfect cookie for Fall – just like a caramel-covered apple.  Yum!

This year, my sister joined me in the effort and we made Florida Snowmen Cookies!

Florida Snowmen Cookies - get it?  They're  melted!

Get it?  They’re melted! Tee-hee!

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Beck’s Under the Sea 1st Birthday Party

Have you caught on that we post sneak peeks on Facebook of our favorite cakes each week?  Here’s Beck’s Sneak Peek in case you missed it.

Beck had an “Under the Sea” 1st birthday party so we iced the cake in light blue buttercream and decorated it with fondant sea animals, buttercream kelp, and brown sugar “sand.”

Buttercream-iced cake with buttercream and fondant decorations to compliment the perfect "under the sea" theme of Beck's party. Continue reading

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