Our daughter turned 5 last week, and for that particular birthday we celebrate with a big party, where we invite all of the children we know inside and outside of school. For a party this size, a larger venue than our house is required (especially since the house is literally a building site!) so we…… Continue reading An Almost-Magical Party
You leave a 2 year old in charge of card design? This is the answer! Little Miss has a party to go to later so we made a card ourselves. (I say we, but I was fiercely told ‘do it by self’ whenever I attempted to provide helpful suggestions so it is mainly her own…… Continue reading What Happens When…
Things have been a little quiet lately for me on the craft and blogging front as I have been preparing for today’s 5th birthday party. For many it’s the stuff of nightmares, a hellish mix of active children, far too much processed sugar and a village hall. It was possibly one of my crazier crazy…… Continue reading The Non Avengers Party
As part of the rabbit birthday party I decided to make some carrot themed cakes. I saw a loaf cake online with hidden carrots but they were made of cake baked into the main one. Personally I’m not a fan of baking loaf cakes but the idea set off my imagination. I thought a simple…… Continue reading Surprise Carrot Cakes
Following my last post I decided not to give up on making my own cake, but baked smaller cakes as I think some of the problem might have been the baking time needed for larger diameter cakes (as well as my amateur baking skills!) I made it 3 layers deep to ensure there would be…… Continue reading Bunny cake-or is it a puppy?
I had it all planned out-get the kids in bed, bake cakes, go to bed and ice them in the morning. This birthday cake was going to be decorated and ready the day before the party, no last minute additions whilst guests were arriving like the other times. It was going to be a veritable…… Continue reading An Epic Fail!
The day is getting closer-my baby is turning 2. She adores her cuddly bunnies so it seems fitting to plan an Easter/bunny themed party. Sadly I was a bit disorganised with buying party bits and bobs-my husband does the shopping most weeks and he doesn’t just pop things in the trolley which might be useful…… Continue reading Bunny little things