Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Mrs. Ham

My best friend got married last month. It was perfect weather, for a perfect wedding, with a gorgeous bride. And a delicious cake:

Congratulations Ham!

Monday, November 7, 2011

November already?

Just as I expected, October was a blur. Below are the cakes we managed to squeeze in during such a crazy month:
Tangled Cake
Miranda Lambert
Strawberry Shortcake 
Texas Ranges hat Groom's cake 
Hello Kitty baby shower 

November is setting up to be as crazy as the last two months. Maybe things will slow down by Christmas....

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Busy Fall

September has been crazy and October is just ridiculous! Two weddings, OSU football, moving! Fall is jam-packed.
Eventually, I will find time to write an actual blog again but until then, here are September cakes:

Vintage baby shower

Zebra Cake

Mario Kart Bowzer cake and cupcakes 
 AAA cake
 Adrianne and Angie's Birthday
 Baby Shower Mobile Cake

Happy Fall and Go Pokes!


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Me, Myself, and Irene

The good news: I leave for vacation on Thursday! The bad news: Our vacation is in Key West, FL and there's a slight problem- Hurricane Irene... she is trying to wreak havoc down there and ruin our vaca plans. But we will not be deterred that easily! The plan right now is to monitor the weather closely and provided there aren't any drastic changes, move ahead with our trip as planned. So if you get a chance, say a quick prayer for us that everything goes smoothly, the weather holds out and we have a safe, fun, and realxing vacation!
Below are from the past couple weeks:

Frog prince 1st birthday
 Frog prince cake and smash cake

   Bachelorette Party cupcakes

Girly cupcakes

Vegas birthday

I also found time to work in some homeade cinnamon rolls. These are always a fam favorite. I use the Pioneer Womans recipe which you can find here
They are always a huge hit. I'm telling you, your friends/family/co-workers will love you. (As if they needed another reason to love me).
That's it for now. I've got one more cake order tonight then it's full on vacation mode 'til Monday.
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Monday, August 8, 2011

My best friend's wedding (shower)

Last weekend was crazy busy. My friend, Ham- who lives in Denver- is getting married in October. She came into town so I had one shower to put on and two others to attend. That's three bridal showers in one weekend.
  We had a great time and it was so good to see her.
So while I was running around all weekend, Jan was left to do cakes. With much appreciated help from Javada, they created this cute Luau cake:
Then last week it was business as usually with a cake and two sets of cupcakes:

 Fishing Birthday Cake

4th Birthday Cars Cupcakes

Birthday Flower cupcakes
More to do this weekend. Until then, everyone have a sweet week!

Friday, July 29, 2011

And the winner is....

Emily Bushyhead! Congratulations, you have won a dozen cupcakes!!!

Thanks to everyone who subscribed to my blog. And if you haven't, you should. Maybe next time I'll draw for cake balls! Have a sweet weekend!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Free cupcake drawing!

Enter your email address to receive blog updates. Next week, I'll draw a winner for a dozen free cupcakes! That's 12 whole cupcakes all to yourself! But you have to provide your email address to win, so enter it to the left! <----------
Hurry! I draw a winner next Friday afternoon!

Friday, July 22, 2011

Happy Birthday Macy and Owen!

I can't believe how big they are getting. And Landon will be 4 next month! Crazy how time flies... Below are Macy and Owie's cakes for their beach themed birthday:

Zebra print flip flop cake
Flip flop cupcakes 
  Macy's cake
 Surfboard cake and fish cupcakes
 Surfs up
Owen's cake
I might as well feature some of my other crafts here. Why not, right? Here is a tutu bow holder I made for baby Quinn who is scheduled to arrive TODAY! Congratulations Meryl and Will!

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Our cakes in action!

Quick post before the weekend.
Paula, the bride who requested the red and turquoise wedding cake, sent me pictures from her big day. She had the nicest things to say about us and the cake. I love hearing how much a cake we made was liked and enjoyed. Makes all the hard work and long hours worth it.

Congratulations Paula!

I finished up this cake last night. It was something new and a lot of fun to work on.  
Baby Carriage Cake
I love receiving pictures of people enjoying our cakes or of the cakes "in action", so please feel free to send me some if you have any. I'll try and post the ones I get.
Everyone have a great weekend!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Cakes, cupcakes, cake balls and scraps -Oh my!

Red and turquoise wedding cake
Sequoyah graduation cake
Emily's birthday cupcakes
Double chocolate cupcake
Strawberry cream cheese cupcake
Chocolate Oreo cupcake 
Strawberry cupcake
Wedding cake balls 
 My co-workers love when I bring cake scraps! Every cake we bake has to be leveled. Meaning, the top of the cake has to be cut off so that it is level enough for another layer to go on top. I bring the excess to work and people love it. No icing, just cake pieces. I think I need to start selling cake scraps by the bag. Would anyone buy it??
More to come! Cakes in 100+ degree weather!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Jan Ward: Cake extraordinaire

I had a nice vacation with my family last weekend. We went to Branson, MO- a magical, magical place. We ate, drank, shopped, went to Silver Dollar City, and spent lots of quality time together. And we didn't even kill each other. I'd say that's a pretty successful trip!
With me gone, that meant Jan was on her own with cakes. I wasn't worried, she's awesome! She's been doing cakes by herself long before I got involved. Below are some of her masterpeices:

White Wedding cake
                                                                       Dog cake
 Baby Shower
                                                                 Rose Wedding cake
 Vegas Wedding Cake (LOVE this one!)
                                                                Noah's Ark shower
 Monkey 1st Birthday
                                                                  Monkey Cupcakes
Pool Party cake 
Dr. Suess cake
One fish, two fish cupcakes
                                          Ladybug Birthday cake (Thanks for the help Javada!)
Special thanks to Javada, I've never seen someone so good with (or enough patience for) detailed fondant work. She was a big help on several of the above cakes. She made the people in the pool party cake!
We've got 3 cakes this weekend so those pictures to follow. Everyone have a fun and safe 4th!