Tag Archives: cake

Nov 9th, 2010


I don’t think I’ve made a proper birthday cake at all this year. I think I’m suffering cake decorating withdrawals. When we finally get around to having a birthday party for Tom (must send out invites!) there will be proper cake. Better start planning now. Meanwhile, some past creations: So, anyone hungry for cake now? […]

Oct 30th, 2009

It’s a dead man’s party…

“Who could ask for more?Everybody’s comin’, leave your body at the doorLeave your body and soul at the door . . .” Tom’s 8th birthday party in fact, he asked for a Halloween themed party and wanted a cake in the shape of Gachnar the fear demon from Buffy. It’s nice to know he has […]

Aug 23rd, 2008

Good day

The beginning of my day: Adam has been making me awesome breakfasts for almost 20 years, this morning I said I was craving pancakes and bacon and eggs. I got up, had my shower, got dressed…et voilĂ ! The middle of my day: I took Caitlin shopping. She ended up with FOUR pairs of shoes. They […]

Apr 12th, 2008

This was much easier than making a dragon cake

Dave’s 11th birthday party was a big success, the boys all had a great time playing Dungeons and Dragons. I was by no means sure that it would work out today as none of them had ever played before, but all went well under Adam’s expert GM-ing and by the time we were half-way through […]

Oct 20th, 2007

Forging The One Ring was hard work

And it’s already being destroyed!Allow me to present: The One Ring meeting its demise in a pool of lava.Tom wanted a Balrog cake, I talked him down to something more achievable.

Apr 8th, 2006

The hazards of cake decorating

It turns out not to be possible to create a birthday cake for one of my kids without lots of tasting and nibbling. Never mind, I only do it 3 times a year, besides it was yummy! Here’s the finished product – a Bug Garden cake for David’s 9th birthday party tomorrow.