I was up until 3:00 in the morning of a Friday night because…

March 7, 2009 was a delightful day with multiple reasons to celebrate!    Saturday was my mamma’s birthday + my neighbor’s boyfriends’ birthday and Andy’s mom was had a special lunch planned for the family.  I had to make cupcakes for our breakfast and Andy’s moms’ family lunch!  As a reult, I spent a lot of quality time in the kitchen-  I prepared 2 tripple layered cakes and 30 cupcakes!!!  I did not get to sleep until 3:00 in the AM, which just so happens to be way past my bed time! 

PS. My trick to the espresso italian meringue buttercream:  I made the standard recipe but just added Folgers instant coffee- It was delicious! 🙂

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March 13, 2009. Birthday Cake, Bugs/insects, Cakes, Cupcakes, Elegant cakes. Leave a comment.

Grandma is sending you a ladybug!

I come from a close nitched family!  Ever since my sweet Grandma passed away, we swear she is sending us ladybugs.     I was inspired to make my Aunt Mary  a ladybug cake.  It was so much fun to make… okay fine I lied.  The kitchen was a mess, I think that I may have even  slightly burned the cake.  My Aunt Mary was truly touched that I made her this cake, which meant the world to me.

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March 12, 2009. Birthday Cake, Bugs/insects. Leave a comment.