Rosebud adores the character of Madeline, created by Lugwig Bemelmans. Madeline is a Parisian school girl who is strong willed, high spirited and kind, all attributes shared by sweet Rosebud. She avidly consumes all things Madeline; books, movies, shows, toys. As she was learning to talk, a guaranteed way to get her to crack up was… Continue reading Madeline Birthday Party
We went to a Marvel v/s DC party this weekend. Yes, we are all NERDS but I really feel I get a gold star in parenting when I see the raw enthusiasm the kiddos have for dressing up in costumes!We have been a super team before (Halloween 2012), thanks to my sister’s insistence that we… Continue reading Marvel Team-up!
This year little Rosebud wanted a Princess and the Pea themed birthday. This took a lot of clever manipulation to coax her away from the Disney Princess Party she originally requested, to something I could happily live with that would still delight her. I can remember my own childhood preoccupation with princess too well to… Continue reading Princess and the Pea Birthday
Jessie makes glorious pinatas, six foot long dragons, The Eiffel tower, alligator wizards driving convertibles, you name it, elaborate pinatas all of the fucking time. I have done paper mache, but have never made a pinata in my life. So I thought with terrible foreshadowing “How hard can it be?”
The male stripper cake I made for my friend Gypsy Queen last week was not the first time I have slapped a chocolate penis down in homemade butter cream.