Repeat the past: Great Gatsby Party

Repeat the past: Great Gatsby Party

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I attended a Great Gatsby event yesterday and got to party like a 1920s millionaire, thanks to my grandma in law who just turned 86 and my cousin who just turned 20.


My 86 year old grandma in law can really dance is beyond AH-MAZING !!!

You know I don’t normally get stressed out worried while making a cake but these cakes have given…

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Celestine’s Tangled Birthday / Rapunzel Cake

Celestine’s Tangled Birthday / Rapunzel Cake

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Frozen is an amazing movie, no doubt, but honestly I am getting tired of it, especially the ‘Let It Go’ song, GOSH! it has been on repeat since forever!  Let it go people!  I can’t wait for Disney to come up with a new movie soon that would replace it because its seriously hurting my eardrum.  I’m sure my daughter feels the same way…

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Frozen DIY Snow

Since I got some request about the DIY snow I’ve wrote about on my Frozen Birthday Party post, I did a short video of it.

Frozen Birthday Party, Frozen Castle Cake

Frozen Birthday Party, Frozen Castle Cake

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Move over Minions, there’s Frozen fever in the Philippines.  It’s every little girl’s new obsession and perhaps everyones favorite cartoon.  The video above shows the Frozen Palace cake I made.  It didn’t really turned out as nice as I had hoped it would.  I really wanted it to have icy stairs instead of the blue door.   Tried a…

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The Unsinkable Ship : Titanic Balloon

The Unsinkable Ship : Titanic Balloon

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I discovered Titanic in our village’s basketball court.  Who would’ve thought?

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It’s actually a kiddie slide.

Titanic Balloon


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Buttery Dinner Rolls shaped into Pups

Buttery Dinner Rolls shaped into Pups

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These precious little things are what I call Buttery Little Pups.  I made them last Sunday for the Easter Egg hunt.  The taste is quite similar to dinner rolls but a little more sweet and buttery.   We had them with Anchor cream spread, yum! The recipe is easy to follow perhaps even for beginners but shaping it into pups is more challenging for unexperienced bakers.  If you’re unexperienced,…

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Easter Egg Hunting and Animal Food Arts

Easter Egg Hunting and Animal Food Arts

This year’s Holy Week hubby and I just wanted to stay at home and relax.  I’m tired, hubby just got back from a business trip and lil’ Celeste has a bad cough. If you know me, you’ll know that whenever I’m at home relaxing, my mind automatically thinks of something to do in the kitchen.  So here are some few nice things I had whipped up.

Pancake Snake for breakfast – This is really easy to make,…

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Sleeping Beauty __ Fauna’s Failed Cake

Sleeping Beauty __ Fauna’s Failed Cake

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Disney’s Maleficent will be showing this coming May and I’m definitely counting down. It’s about time someone creates a non-animated version of Sleeping Beauty.  Maleficent is going to be Angelina Jolie! and she looks stunningly wicked in her costume.

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The animated cartoon was good and I’m hoping Disney’s Maleficent will be so much more interesting.  My favorite part in Sleeping Beauty was when…

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Sunday at La Mesa Ecopark

Sunday at La Mesa Ecopark

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La mesa eco park

Spent our Sunday at La Mesa Ecopark.  I was really impressed with how very well maintained this park is considering the very cheap entrance fee — Php50 per person ( about $1.5 ).  There were many people when we went there yesterday but not at all crowded because the place is huge and full of shady trees so going there even on a very sunny day is still perfect.

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The place is very peaceful, clean…

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Hand Painted Cookies
bakinga big ideas cookies

baking big ideas cookies

“What is more cheerful, now, in the fall of the year, than an open-wood-fire? Do you hear those little chirps and twitters coming out of that piece of apple-wood? “

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” Those are the ghosts of the robins and blue-birds that sang upon the bough when it was in blossom last Spring. “

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“In Summer whole flocks of them come fluttering about the fruit-trees under the window: so I have singing birds all…

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