Posts Tagged "birthday"

A Beer Cake For The Man In Your Life

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Food, Gift Ideas, Holiday | 1 comment

A Beer Cake For The Man In Your Life

Birthdays and holidays always leave my baffled when it comes to what to give the men in my life as a gift.  Unless I have a list with a specific tool or electronic devises I am lost, and most likely I don’t have enough money to buy it anyway!  These days I am trying hard to think practical, but still put the time and effort into giving gifts to the men that mean the most to me deserve.  With father’s day right around the corner and today being my handsome hubby’s birthday I wanted to share a past gift with you that was a huge hit.  What man doesn’t love a nice cold...

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Princess Castle Birthday Cake From Cake Mix And Ice Cream Cones

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party | 0 comments

Princess Castle Birthday Cake From Cake Mix And Ice Cream Cones

Alright folks, here is my  final post about the birthday treats!  This one was my favorite, so I saved it for last!  When giving a 4 year old the opportunity to choose her own birthday cake, you had better be ready to get creative!  My little lady paged through her favorite Disney Princess cookbook to find the birthday cake of her dreams.  This was a really fun cake to make, and required no special tools or ability.  Just a few ice cream cones, some canned frosting, a boxed cake mix, and a variety of sprinkles and some assorted candies was all I needed to turn an ordinary cake mix into...

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Nerd Cupcakes – Fun For All Ages

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party | 0 comments

Nerd Cupcakes – Fun For All Ages

Just two more tasty treats to share with you from my list of Birthday goodies.  Here is a version of a cupcake that will send kids of any age into a tizzy.  If you know anyone that loves Nerds candies you have got to make them a batch of these fun loving little cupcakes.  What do you get when you combine a boxed cake mix, some frosting, and an entire box of Nerd candies?  Sheer childhood dreams coming true, if you ask me.  Who didn’t love dumping those little Nerd candies into their mouth as a kid?  Now, infuse some cupcakes with them, frost that, and then dip the entire cupcake...

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Turn A Boxed Cake Mix Into A Special Numbered Birthday Cake

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Holiday, Kids Party | 0 comments

Turn A Boxed Cake Mix Into A Special Numbered Birthday Cake

Birthdays are a big deal, but making a cake doesn’t have to be.  Here is a simple way to turn an ordinary boxed cake mix into a very special birthday cake adorned with that special person’s age adorning the top.  Choose the birthday boy or girl’s favorite flavor of cake mix, bake and decorate it with just a extra supplies.  Prepacked frosting, a number cut from paper, and 2 different kinds of sprinkles is all you will need to make a boxed cake go from ordinary to extra special.  This sweet little cake is fit for a princess at any age and is as easy to make and decorate...

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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes – Tips And Tricks To Success

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Kids Party, Summer Projects | 10 comments

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes – Tips And Tricks To Success

So, I’m sure you have seen these adorable ice cream cone cupcakes out there before.  They are pictured on cake mix boxes, and make cupcakes extra special.  Some years ago I tried making these on a few occasions, and was terribly disappointed at their final appearance.  Of course, they never looked as pretty as the ones on the cake mix packaging.  When my little girl told me that she wanted to take these to school as her birthday treat, I was determined to make them a success.  Not only did they turn out yummy, but I made two different versions that were as sweet and adorable as my...

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