Run a sharp knife under hot water to cut this layered cake into neat slices.
Update: Almost two months after this post was written, I found out I was pregnant! I am due late June, 2015.
This is a fairly easy project once you have the tools you need. And the most fun part is that you can create any kind of design that your heart desires! I wanted to create a return address stamp that has an interesting font. I did not show that for privacy reasons, but the effort you put into it is the same. So I created a “C” for my last initial and some little arrows (because I am all about arrows right now).
While visiting with family recently, I had the chance to take a break from the cooking and enjoy some of my mother-in-law’s delicious meals. It was quite the treat, if I do say so. When she mentioned that she would be making homemade meatballs, I was intrigued to see how she would be making them. I have never made meatballs before, well, meatballs that didn’t involve taking them out of the freezer and cooking them in a pan. These meatballs were fresh, easy to make and she was done in no time!
During an invitation to Avery Island, I got the chance to meet the people behind Tabasco and spent 3 full days experiencing all there is to offer on that amazing island and surrounding areas. I had the chance to visit the good ole’ country store located right on the island. While I will share more stories from my amazing trip soon, there was something I wanted to share today. Something taaasty.
Just because it’s your child’s birthday, doesn’t mean you have to spend an arm and a leg on a fancy cake, especially if you’ve already spent a fortune on decorations. From DIY party decorations to adorable party favors for the kids to take home, it’s easy to come up with a theme that will please both you and your child especially if you take the time to browse the Betty Crocker Birthday Hub for your inspiration. You can find a lot of great ideas on the website. Not everything has to be a specific cartoon theme either, you can base your child’s party off their favorite color or animal although sometimes they may have a specific request like a Hello Kitty Birthday Cake! My favorite thing to do is browse the internet and cookbooks for party inspiration.
If you haven’t heard of Moxie Jean, let me change your life with just a few words! Moxie Jean is a fabulous upscale resale site for kids clothes. They feature a ton of awesome brands like Gymboree, Gap, Tea Collection, Hanna Andersson, Mini Boden, Baby Lulu and Ralph Lauren and they also include pieces from designer brands like Oilily, Mayoral, DKNY, Burberry, and Juicy Couture, all at 75% or more off retail prices. Yes! That’s 75% (or more) OFF!
Gearing up to go back to school can be hectic. It can take some time for families to feel comfortable with their new schedule. Starting the new routine before school begins can help families ease back into the school year. These simple tips will get you on the right track for a smooth transition for both parents and kids.