Monthly Archives: May 2013

Get out of the dog house for Father’s Day Tip #2


Each year when the family would gather at Father’s Day my dad loved to tell all of the funny stories that my brother and I put him through when we were growing up.  Most of these stories are written down … Continue reading

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Get out of the dog house for Father’s Day Tip #1


Real Estate Signs in the Front Yard – One of the guys I dated had a mother who was a Real Estate Agent.  One morning I woke up to my Dad yelling for me to get out of bed and get … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Computer Cake


This 1/4 sheet cake is fast and easy to make.  The computer is made with two chocolate bars.  I typed up the message and printed out a picture of a key board and sealed them in self laminating pouches.  They … Continue reading

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Train Cake for Dad


Is the guy in your life a train nut?  Well I have one!  He went so far as jacking up center support beam in the basement and moving it so that his trains could go back and forth between the rooms.  … Continue reading

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Emu Egg Night Light


This emu egg is perfect size for a night-light.  It is 4 1/4″ tall.  I used a craft drill and the smallest bits that come with it to etch the egg and then had to break into my husband’s drill … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Star Cake


This star pan is perfect to make a great dessert for your Memorial Day picnics.  The red stars are made with candy melts and the mold was purchased from Michael.  Best wishes to all of you for a safe and … Continue reading

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2 Headed Dragon Egg


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Memorial Day Star Rice Krispy Treats


 

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Memorial Day Cake


With Memorial Day weekend here at last it’s time to think about dusting off the grill and getting everyone together for some outdoor fun.  This strawberry and blue berry cake would be the highlight to any party.  I used the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Cake for Dad


If your dad loves to ride his bike, this is an easy cake to make.  For the road I used chocolate icing in a can and added black food coloring gel.  To make the smooth, surface dip you spatula in water … Continue reading

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Dump Truck Cake


This dump truck is great for Father’s Day or a boy’s birthday party.  I used chocolate from a can I bought at the store and added black gel food coloring to make that dark black coloring.  The rest of the … Continue reading

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Mini Race Cars & Rocket Ship Eggs


Mini race car and rocket ship eggs.  These are really tiny as you can see their size next to a 3″ bottle, they are 1″ tall.  The wheels are mini buttons and the drivers are Squinkies.  You can use the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tool Box and Tools


For the father who loves tools this chocolate tool box and tools will be quite a surprise.  He might even forget that you sold his cat to get money from the ice cream truck and it cost him twice as … Continue reading

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Construction Cake for Dad


The ultimate cake for any guy that knows his way around a construction site.  The dirt is crushed Nilla Wafers.  The boulders are Milk Duds.  Add some construction equipment and this will bring a smile to any little boy no … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Idea


For the father that is a super guy you can make this superman cake.  The jacket is fondant along with the tie.  The superman logo is piped in.  I make this cake as a groom’s cake for a friend’s wedding.

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