Palm Springs & More Birthday Celebrations

I am stuffed to the gills with birthday cake. This has been a mammoth year of birthday celebrations – the latest of which, as you know, was my mother’s eightieth birthday.
My family knows how to celebrate
The weekend began with a divine dinner at Chez Pierre…. Keep Reading »

Happy Birthday Wishes

Whoa, I can’t believe so many years have flown by so quickly, but I am wishing you a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY, and your best year yet, Tatjana. One full of love, happiness, great health, and tons of success!

I love you so much, and I am so proud of the… Keep Reading »

Making Truly Creepy Cakes & Best Costume

Harper Collins just sent me a copy of Twisted Cakes, and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! While the “iced gravestone” and “can of worms” are great for a kids Halloween party – there are some seriously gruesome cakes in this book for… Keep Reading »

Cake Decorating & Happy Birthday Wishes

Jewels: This week is both Tatjana’s and her boyfriend, Aaron’s birthday, so you can imagine how excited I was to receive this timely guest post from premium member Lane Buckman. Her son “Thor” as we have come to know and adore him, also celebrated his… Keep Reading »

Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet Cake

I’ve had this cake every year for my birthday since I was 8 years old, so it has become an unspoken family tradition. My daughter, Tatjana’s favorite color is blue. When she was 7 I sent her to school with a blue cake to celebrate… Keep Reading »

How Long Can You Celebrate a Birthday?

At this rate, I will be celebrating this past birthday until the next one!

My favorite personal chef from Yuma, Karla Billdt, showed up on my doorstep with her daughter Brityn…

The dastardly diet derailleur’s Brit and Karla
… and a birthday cake three weeks after my birthday!… Keep Reading »