Birthday Parties: Over the Top or Not?

Birthdays come around every year. Some families have set traditions on how they are celebrated, other families let the celebrations evolve as their children do. Either way, you can’t let the day pass by unnoticed. Read More Birthday Parties: Over the Top or Not?

Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes At Last!

When I was a little kid, Funfetti cake was where it was at. I’ve always been more of a pie person than a cake person, even as a kid, but I’ll never turn down anything with rainbow sprinkles. And Funfetti cake not only had sprinkles on top, it had them inside. It’s a sprinkle-lover’s dream! Read More Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes At Last!

Cake In A Box: A Defense of Duncan Hines

My husband’s mother is an amazing cook. She’s not a chef or a culinary school grad, just an incredible home cook who has spent her adult life cooking delicious meals for her family. One of her signature dishes is her chocolate birthday cake. Moist and fluffy, covered in buttery frosting; even though we lived on the other side of the country my husband and I would try to be near my mother-in-law on our birthdays just to get a taste of that cake. Read More Cake In A Box: A Defense of Duncan Hines