DIY Earring Holder

I made this a few years ago so I don’t have a step by step, but it’s VERY EASY!  All you need is an empty frame, screen and hot glue.  I used an old frame I had, just took out the glass.  You can do the same, or find one at a thrift store, or online.  The screen I picked up at Lowes, but you can get that a lot of places too.  I [...]

Baked – Custom Cakes for the Indianapolis Area

I recently re-design my cake website at I am a hobbyist cake decorator. I do hope to some day go professional, but for now it’s just a little side job out of my home. I recently left my full time job as a web designer to be a stay at home mom to my two boys (2.5 years and 8 months). I am enjoying being a mother more than [...]

Living Room Makeover

Lots of PHOTOS BELOW! If you follow this blog at all, you know that almost three years ago we bought a new (old) house. It was built in 1963 and hadn’t been updated much. Since we’ve moved in, I’ve been slowly updating the house.The first project was the living room. As you can see there were old shelves on the fireplace, and the [...]

Kitchen Before & After

Here is our kitchen when we moved in, and here is our kitchen now…It was yellow for a short time as well, but I couldn’t take it anymore after two years so it recently turned into brown There is a sneak peak below of what color yellow it was. Take a look and you’ll understand why after two years I was going to go crazy, or change [...]

Easter Edibles

We moved into our neighborhood almost 3 years ago now.  To help promote my cake business to our neighbors I supply the cupcakes for the annual Easter party cake walk and get some free advertising.  I make about 60 cupcakes for the event.  Below are ones I’ve done in the past, as well as an Easter Birthday cake I made as well.  See the [...]

Giant Ruler Growth Chart – DIY

So when we moved into our house in the garage on the wall is where the family before us marked the growth of their children.  When re-painting the garage, it gave me a sad feeling that the history on the wall was about to disappear forever.   It made me hope that they had gotten some good photos of it to save forever. A few months later, our [...]

Valentine’s Day Craft – Perfect Personal Gift

This year for Valentine’s Day my two year old colored some hearts I cut out and we mailed those out with a piece of chocolate, but for the grandparents we made a little something extra. We made magnets for the fridge. It was quick and easy and below are the supplies and steps. I had to make them myself since my oldest is 2.5, but an older [...]

Chocolate Covered Cheerios? Yes. Please!

Do you love chocolate?   If you answered no, just stop reading now and go away.  You are not welcome here. I love chocolate, I love treats and quick snacks, and so does my little one, so we experiment from time to time.  He LOVES to wear his apron and ‘help mommy’…tell me you could say no to that face… So, one day we [...]

Yee Haw…Look Who’s One!

I was recently hired to do a cowboy themed 1st birthday cake.  I sent several ideas with quotes to the customer and she picked a cow print with a cowboy hat on top.  The had turned out a little bigger than I had planned, but other than that, I think it turned out pretty good.  I put his name and a 1 from gumpaste.  The cake is covered in [...]

DIY Valentine’s Craft/Decoration

Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is around the corner.  I don’t really have any Valentine’s Day decorations around my house, but figured since Jackson is getting older and can understand it, it’s time to start collecting decorations so we can celebrate right.   This year, to start the collection I made a little [...]
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