Before I had a baby, I thought that I’d never end up being one of “those moms” who wants to talk about her baby all of the time. I’d be different. More evolved. Like a classy mom. Like I imagined that after I had a baby, I’d breastfeed while reading the Arts section of the… Continue reading Star Wars Cake #3
Just being honest here, I did not like The Labyrinth the first time I saw it when I was in high school. I mean, I had certain expectations for a movie that had Jim Henson’s name on it. I was expecting Fozzie and Kermit, you know? Not creepy troll-y puppets and David Bowie in tight… Continue reading David Bowie Cake #2
I’m going back to work from maternity leave in a week. ONE WEEK. The days are starting to feel like perpetual Sundays with a looming perpetual Monday ahead. But don’t get me wrong – I am actually excited to go back to work. Taking care of a baby all day is incredibly exhausting. What I… Continue reading David Bowie Cake #1
You know about Krampus, right? From what I can tell, Krampus is some evil Christmas goat and he has a long gross tongue that he LOVES to stick out while torturing children. (What is it with people sticking out their tongue? It’s not a good look.) Anyway, Krampus goes around stealing little boys and girls… Continue reading Tiramisu Buche de Noel
Aaron and I have a new baby. A beautiful, perfect, seriously adorable little tiny baby. I love him tremendously. He is precious to me. Like Golum with his ring. My preshhhhh-ussssssss…. And sometimes our perfect angel drives me mad. And I think about this Billy Collins poem. The first and only time that Aaron and… Continue reading Star Wars cakes 1 and 2
This post includes several cakes of years past that I’ve made for friends and colleagues. Unfortunately, it didn’t occur to me to start taking pictures of my cakes for awhile, so a lot of some of my favorite cakes (e.g., the Gandolf-IUD cake of 2009) are missing. The “featured image” cake above is from “The… Continue reading Portfolio of cakes
Today, as ever, I love frosting. And cakes. And decorating cakes with frosting. I can’t get enough of it. And I’m basically the Walter White of making cakes and frosting. Or, maybe the Jesse. Ha, yes, I’m totally the Jesse. I have definitely had several major cake disasters. In any case, being a complete and… Continue reading Welcome to Thesis Cakes!