Category Archives: Dessert Celebrations

April Birthdays – French Café with Newsprint Theme

Dear Friends, As nicer weather approaches, I look forward to my all-time favorite outdoor activity of sunning myself at a neighborhood café while savoring a decadent pastry 🙂 It is only natural, then, that I would try to evoke those … Continue reading

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March Birthdays – Bee Theme with Lemon Overload

Dear Friends, It’s still winter here in Alexandria as I write this entry. When I was planning the menu for the year, I thought surely, the first signs of Spring would be revealed this week in March. Even though Spring … Continue reading

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February Birthdays – Raspberries and Watercolor

Dear Friends, We had a lot of fun putting the order together for this month! Using bright pink XOXO lettered paper from Paper Source as inspiration, we decided to make sugar cookie cut-outs to go with the chocolate cake we … Continue reading

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January Birthdays – Arctic Penguin Theme

Dear Friends, Hope your year is off to a great start! We have been longing to incorporate penguins in a theme for quite some time, and this winter provided the perfect opportunity! Our favorite details were the cutest mini penguin … Continue reading

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November Birthdays – Coffee as Inspiration

Dear Friends, Hope this entry finds you well. I don’t know about you, but coffee inspires me. It warms my soul. I love thinking about its richness and warmth, the way it allows you to slow down and savor life, … Continue reading

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October Birthdays

Dear Friends, I have been so looking forward to fall and all the usual fall flavors. We made the very popular apple cake swirled with cream cheese that has been all over Pinterest as well as a variation on pecan … Continue reading

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August Birthdays – Nautical Theme

Dear Friends, Hope you’ve had a great summer and were able to take some vacation time! Peachie and I went to Garden City Beach, South Carolina at the end of July, trying to fill our sun and salt water quotas … Continue reading

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July Birthdays – Picnic Theme & Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Dear Friends, Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday! We chose a picnic theme for our treats this month with a picnic basket, gingham prints, watermelons, and lightning bugs. Our line-up included: • Mini Strawberry Breads • Cream-Filled … Continue reading

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June Birthdays – Mason Jars

Happy Summer Friends! It’s finally warm outside and we’re loving it! We chose mason jars for our theme this month after a lucky paper find in an obscure bin of discounted craft items! Then, we added a coordinating mason jar … Continue reading

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May Birthdays – Vintage Maps

Dear Friends, This month we experimented with three new treats! There was the usual trial and error, with a success rate of 2 out of 3! We made: • Strawberry Cream Puffs • Cheesecake Pops • Vintage Plum Streusel We … Continue reading

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