DIY Pink Flamingo Birthday Party Decorations & Free Printable Templates


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Sunshine girl asked for flamingo decorations for her birthday party this year. Our walls are scattered with a flock of flamingos and I’m going to share with you a free set of printable templates to make your own flock. FIVE. How can we be celebrating her fifth birthday already? A flamingo theme isn’t surprising, since sunshine […]

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