How I learned to “stick” it to the birthday cake

When we last left off, the Party on a Stick was coming together pretty well. Menu was set, agenda was loose – because we’re talking about a 4-year-old, folks; his attention span is no longer than a twig in many matters – but the cake was a new issue. Our kiddo loves cake pops, so…

Piece of cake, or massive mom guilt? – Part 2

When we last left off, a cake had been baked, layered, crumb coated, and put in the fridge for both the cake and its creator to have a little “cooling off” period. Well, the cake cooled. I moved on to do a little cleaning and make other food for the party. After getting our kiddo…

Piece of cake, or massive mom guilt? – Part 1

Our son’s birthday was yesterday. The family birthday party is tomorrow. And, while this is not the first time we’ve thrown a family birthday party for our son, this might be the first year that I’ve thrown a sense of strategy into baking the birthday cake. Some background: as we started planning our son’s first…