Skip to Content

Birthday

Mint Oreo Buttercream Frosting

Mint Oreo Buttercream Frosting is a fluffy basic buttercream loaded with crushed Mint Oreo Cookies. If you love mint and chocolate, this frosting really takes the cake.  I make a lot of birthday cakes around here. We don’t do fancy parties or extravagance, and we don’t even really invite friends (noting that I should probably …

Read More about Mint Oreo Buttercream Frosting

Birthday Cake Oreo Birthday Cake

A cookies and cream cake covered in chocolate buttercream, rainbow sprinkles, and Birthday Cake Oreos. A perfect way to celebrate!  I have a pretty big immediate family. I mean, I only have the two kiddos, but I also have two sisters and two brothers, plus everyone’s significant other. That makes for a LOT of birthdays …

Read More about Birthday Cake Oreo Birthday Cake

Thinking of You.

Dad, I made cupcakes. The 30th of October marks your birthday and I was thinking of you. We are all always thinking of you. You come up often and unexpectedly and sometimes in places that surprise me… pleasantly. We share many laughs; I know you won’t mind that lots of them are at your expense …

Read More about Thinking of You.

The Return

There are lots of things I miss about being on vacation. This view from a lounge chair in the sand is one of them. I also miss early morning coffee with my whole family at the kitchen table with a pile of waffles. I’m missing the fact that no one thinks twice when there’s more vodka …

Read More about The Return

Sweet Tart Cheesecake

This cake is full of Sweet Tarts for my sweetheart. Yesterday was his birthday. In my brain full of thoughtful things, some slight delusions of grandeur, and a Black Visa card, I imagined throwing this man the party of all parties. Streamers, balloons, an open bar. I envisioned a party catered by someone other than myself. Music. …

Read More about Sweet Tart Cheesecake

Kit Kat Cake

Let me start by saying that I can’t take credit for this cake. I’ve seen it about 436 times on Pinterest. But my Andrew turned 12 and asked me for a cake covered in candy. I don’t really know what exactly he had in mind, but this immediately jumped into my brain full speed ahead. …

Read More about Kit Kat Cake