A Sports Cake for a True Athlete

A Sports Cake for a True Athlete

This cake, as you can see, was for a very busy young man. He loves football and baseball and it was hard for his mom to decide which he would prefer …. So we did both! I admit I had a little trouble getting it all on there. His favorite cake is Italian cream so … Read more

Go Hogs! Razorbacks Birthday Cake!

Go Hogs! Razorbacks Birthday Cake!

Here in southwest Arkansas we love our beans and cornbread, fried potatoes, sweet tea and yes ma’am we love our Razorback Hawgs. Why one of the first things we teach our precious babies is to call the hogs!! Woooooo …. pigs…. Sooie !  can be heard throughout our state as we cheer our teams on … Read more

Pretty ‘n Pink Cake

Pretty 'n Pink Cake

This cake pales in sweetness compared to the person I made it for. An acquaintance turned friend due to an amazing heart, kindness and understanding. Asked to do a cake for her precious little girl who was turning 2, I was honored to oblige. G picked out a cake and with a few tweaks decided … Read more

Cool Green Dino Birthday Cake

Cool Green Dino Birthday Cake

This was done in honor of a wonderful man’s birthday who was visiting our church. A Godly man spreading the Holy Word. We love you Dr. Sharp…. may God bless you…with many many more birthdays. A very simple cake …chocolate. Covered in green tinted buttercream and dotted with pink. The cake is a 9 inch … Read more

Sweet Surprise Baby Shower Cake

Sweet Surprise Baby Shower Cake

A precious cake for a precious friend. The baby shower cake was a true work of love and joy for a wonderful friend of my daughters…and to all of us. She has been such a help in so many ways when it comes to my granddaughters. She is a wonderful friend, kindergarten teacher, mother…and I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pink Castle Cake

Coolest Homemade Pink Castle Cake

For years my granddaughter loved pink, and then she didn’t. It is utterly sad to see them grow up and leave behind all their childhood favorites. The bedtime stories, playing with Barbie, jumping on the bed. All those things have all become beautiful memories for this Gamma. However, this cake was done in her ‘pink’ … Read more

Hot Pink and Zebra Stripes Cake

Hot Pink and Zebra Stripes Cake

Baby M’s shower was the cutest ever! We have such talented ladies in our church and they had it all done up in hot pink and zebra…just like M’s sweet nursery at home. The zebra stripes cake is white topped with hot pink buttercream icing rosettes and adorned with palm leaves and a cute little … Read more

Original Homemade Buttons and Doilies Cake

Doily

This is a little cake I did (actually I did 2) for some very special ladies who are in the vintage reclaiming business. They both cater to my addiction and for this I decided to cake them!! I printed off a doily template from the internet to give me a kind of guide. I then … Read more

Cool Wrecking Ball Skylander Cake

Portal

I donated a “ cake of your choice “ to a local benefit auction. The winner was a super lady who wanted a cake for her grandson. She said any old Skylander would do…he loved them all……… Wow…a Skylander huh? I asked myself just what might that be ya reckon!!!??? So off to the internet … Read more

Precious Gender Reveal Cake

It's a Boy!

When you find out you are going to have a sweet little angel to call your own, you want to shout it!! I consider a baby a true gift from God. A miracle….straight from heaven. When you tell everyone you are expecting it seems as though they light up….as if a little bit of your … Read more

Coolest Beach Party Cake

Beach Birthday Cake

I am always ALWAYS so happy for repeat clients. It thrills me that they were happy with their first cake and have allowed me to once again take part in a special occasion in their lives. That goes for this special birthday cake. If you have read any of my cake stories I am sure … Read more

Cute Elephant Baby Shower Cake

Blue surprise

This cute baby shower cake was the second cake I was honored to make for my sweet friend Laurel. The first being a reveal cake for her darling little boy. The cake is white but with a sweet surprise inside. It is filled with blue cake pops so that when it is cut it appears … Read more

Coolest “Pup” Cake Cupcakes

Coolest "Pup" Cake Cupcakes

At church for our youth,  we try to have a special birthday snack for each child. My granddaughter requested cupcakes for her 8th birthday celebration. She loves animals of all kinds and told me she would like to have cupcakes that look like all different kinds of puppies. I didn’t really know where to start….so … Read more

Monkey Around Baby Shower Cake

Monkey Around Baby Shower Cake

What a fun cake to do!! A friend and coworker had given us wonderful news…she was expecting twins!! Being the mom of twins myself this announcement held a place dear to my heart. All of the memories came rushing back just hearing the special news. The bottles…the diapers… the double packing for every outing…man was … Read more

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Talk about sassy…these little diva shoe cupcakes were something I had been wanting to try for ages!! One of my daughter’s coworkers was in need of some cute cupcakes fast. Luckily for me she had no plan and gave me free rein on the design. I had seen some of these a while back and … Read more

Sunflower-Themed Wedding Cake

Sunflower-Themed Wedding Cake

This sunflower cake fit perfectly with my niece’s country wedding theme. She mixed the yellow with turquoise to create a beautiful scene as you walked into the reception hall. A white cake with rich buttercream icing was the canvas for this simple design. The sunflower is silk and the burlap ribbon molded easily to the … Read more

Coolest Cactus Flower Cake with Spaghetti Quills!

Cactus Flower Cake

This cactus flower cake was for a housewarming the church gave for my daughter. It fit right in with the southwest country theme of the party. Everyone thought it was a real cactus and no one wanted to cut it. LOL! The cake was made in dark chocolate and covered with lots of buttercream applied … Read more

Look Whoo’s One Owl Cake

Look Whoo's One Owl Cake

This sweet little owl cake was so much fun to make. It is covered in yummy buttercream and embelished with shapes I cut from gumpaste. I have started using gum paste instead of fondant on some designs because of the humidity we have here in S.W. Arkansas. After the gum paste hardens it doesn’t tend to … Read more

Coolest Hello Kitty 5th Birthday Cake

Hello YaYa

Hello World! I made this Hello Kitty 5th birthday cake for the sweet little daughter of one of my co-workers. This cake took on a whole unique look. I couldn’t decide which Hello Kitty she might like, so I took ideas from several different pictures online and combined them to come up with the cutest … Read more

Sweetest 1st Birthday Butterfly Cake

Sweetest 1st Birthday Butterfly Cake

I made this 1st birthday butterfly cake for a precious little girl. Savannah is a sweet little redhead I met through a sister in church, a beautiful little person I grew to love very much. When her birthday came around and I was asked to make this cake for her, it was more than an honor. Savannah … Read more

Bittersweet Peacock Farewell Cake

...bittersweet sweet

I made this peacock farewell cake for a special lady, a sweet friend at church who was moving away to be closer to her family. It had to be as beautiful and as graceful as she is. The cake itself is just a 3 tier white cake with buttercream icing . Be sure to put … Read more

Magic Themed 13th Birthday Cake

Magic Themed 13th Birthday Cake

I made this magic themed 13th birthday cake for my eldest granddaughter’s birthday. Notice the ace and 3 that I attached to the front of the cake to represent her 13th. My granddaughter is pretty easy to please. She just gives me a theme and says, “You choose Gamma.” I had seen a magician’s hat … Read more

Calla Lily Wedding Reception Cake

Calla Lily Wedding Reception Cake

I had promised to make a wedding reception cake for a close friend a good two months before she needed it. Her son was to be married and she wanted me to make the cake for the reception to be held at a later time. A week before the party I fell while playing a little two on two basketball … Read more

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

For the ‘Angry’ Birds… is a 10th birthday cake I made for my granddaughter. I love baking for family. I love the big smiles and wide eyes the first time they see their special cake, but most of all I love the hugs that follow! My grandchildren are my world and they challenge me… keep … Read more