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Make Me a Cake: Strawberry Poke Cake with Berries + Cream

Hey, friends, it’s my birthday week! On Saturday (which, yes, is April Fools’ Day) I’ll be turning 34. (That happened fast!) That day will also mark the 28th year that my mother has made me the same birthday cake. As she tells it, my sixth birthday was the first time I had a party with some of my little friends from school and she wanted to make a really special cake. She knew I loved strawberries so she decided to make a strawberry poke cake, since apparently poke cakes were all the rage back in the 80s. Who knew? Since then she’s made me this cake every single year, even when I haven’t lived in the same city, even if it’s a week before or a few weeks after my actual birthday.

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DIY Glitter Cake Bunting

Hey there dolls! It’s Chelsea again, from Lovely Indeed, swinging by to share a glittery little DIY. Today we’re making a sweet, simple cake topper for your next festive occasion. Supplies – embroidery thread cardstock Elmer’s glue glue gun glitter tall lollipop sticks Start by cutting bunting flags from your cardstock, one inch tall and  …

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Smores Mini Cakes

I hope everyone had a great weekend and spent Mother’s Day doing something special. Now that it’s Monday, I’m thinking we should all day dream about these mini s’mores cakes. Because, let’s face it, they’re pretty genius. A thick graham cracker crust, loads of chocolate and toasted marshmallow frosting. What’s not to love? Get the …

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A Sweet 13th Birthday

One of my all time favorite photographers Elizabeth Messina recently marked her daughter’s thirteenth birthday. They celebrated with a spread of cakes and baked goods, all topped with different candles and icings. Something like this is so so simple and yet so memorable and special. Who says a birthday girl doesn’t deserve more than one …

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Birthday Cake with a Cherry on Top

I’m in love with this little spread of sweets and treats, perfect for a birthday party celebration. Every detail is considered and none forgotten, not even the cherry atop the cake. I love the color palette of neturals paired with red and pink, it feels fresh and sweet and perfect for fun summer parties. {Photos …

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