DIY Pink Flamingo Birthday Party Decorations & Free Printable Templates


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FIVE. Sunshine girl turned FIVE last month. Although we didn’t do the big party with friends this year, we still decorated for the family party. The birthday girl picked the theme. FLAMINGOS. This was not a big surprise, given her choice of a ballerina and flamingo bedroom. Plus, we already had a ballerina birthday party and cake […]

April 4, 2018

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

A Ballerina 3 Year Old Birthday: A Homemade Ballerina Birthday Cake


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Our 3 year old girl loves to twirl. I think she spends a quarter of her day spinning. So, when she saw one video of a ballerina, she was hooked. This made it no surprise that she wanted a ballerina birthday cake. Order one, right? Wrong. We have food allergies in our family and have trouble finding a bakery […]

March 28, 2016