Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake


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When my daughter told me she wanted a Princess Sofia birthday cake, I thought…uh oh. That sounds like a stretch.  We’ve had trouble finding a nut-free bakery, so I have been making birthday cakes in recent years. So far, they’ve turned out fine, but Sophia is far beyond my limited skill set. I was grateful a week […]

March 22, 2017

DIY Dinosaur Birthday Party Decorations


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Dinosaurs. The perfect theme for a 4-year-old boy’s first-ever birthday party with his little friends. A gold mine of birthday decor ideas. My ideas, combined with those gathered on my Birthday Boy Pinterest board, and I was soon a little overwhelmed! Limited by both time and budget, I couldn’t do it all…so I picked four decorations I could make […]

November 5, 2014