Coolest Homemade Duck Dynasty Groom Cake

A couple of months ago, my niece asked me to make a groom’s cake for her wedding. Her then fiance/now husband is a big Duck Dynasty fan, especially Uncle Si, so we agreed on a design and I set out to make her cake. I started with the characters-all gum paste and fondant Because I had never made people … Read more

Coolest Golf Themed Cake

My son called and asked if I’d make a golf themed cake for a benefit being held in honor of a friend of his killed last fall in a car accident.  The young man left a 4 year old son behind, and the community was trying to raise funds for the little boy’s future. He … Read more

Coolest Navy One Cake

Coolest Navy One Cake

Last spring I was asked to make a cake for a young man who had just graduated from high school and had joined the military.  He had enlisted for 8 years in the Navy and was leaving for boot camp in a few days. Wow!  What an honor to be asked to make a cake … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

When I was in grade school all through high school, I could barely draw a straight line. The clay sculptures we made in art class always looked the same-like ugly ashtrays.  Then I decided I wanted to try my hand at decorating cakes. Suddenly the artsy side of me came out, and people started asking me … Read more

Owl Love You Always

Owl Love You Always

I had never attempted a 3-D animal cake like this owl cake before. I had tried one previously, but it was pretty much flat to a cake board.   This time I wanted to do something special for my granddaughter.  Her room is decorated with a mural that shows several owls sitting on a limb, and she has a … Read more

Coolest Mickey Mouse Birthday

Coolest Mickey Mouse Birthday

It was my grandson’s first birthday and my son asked me to make his cake. I thought, “no problem”. I knew my little buddy likes Mickey Mouse, so expected that would be the theme.  What I didn’t expect was a request for a three tier birthday cake of Mickey’s Club House AND and smaller smash … Read more

Diva Cake

Diva Cake

I was recently asked to bake a birthday cake for an 18 year old girl. I was told she liked hot pink, shoes and was a girly-girl.  Since I’m  not into shoe fashion, nor am I a “girly-girl”, the challenge became designing a cake I thought such an 18 year old would like. So, I looked to … Read more

Man’s Best Friend-Or My Husband’s Best Friend Dog Cake

Man's Best Friend-Or My Husband's Best Friend Dog Cake

For Father’s Day two years ago, I decided to bake my husband a special cake. You see, he is a cancer survivor and through it all, his best canine friend has been by his side. We got Bunker just a couple weeks before my husband’s diagnosis. Bunker has been there through three surgeries and several … Read more