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LEGO Star Wars Cupcake Toppers

Well, yeah, this happened! Boys Rule in my house, and let me tell you, I’m loving every minute of it. In what other situation is being a geek as a child useful? Really! I made these cupcakes for Ben’s first … Continue reading

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Star Wars LEGO Garbage Compactor Cake

Ben turned four at the beginning of August. As I’ve said a few times before, cake is kind of a big deal at our place. It takes up entire dinner conversations. Possibilities for THE BIRTHDAY CAKE are endless. But eventually, … Continue reading

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LEGO Mini-fig Surgeon Cake

One of my work colleagues left to pursue a career in nursing, and it seemed only fitting to document his transition into a career in scrubs with some chocolate and fondant LEGO love. Here’s my version of the LEGO mini-fig … Continue reading

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For my Valentines…Cookies and Pottery

Well, it wouldn’t be Valentines day without some serious chocolate and sweets, and last night the children and I baked heart-shaped chocolate cookies. ¬†They went to bed before they had a chance to ice them, which was just as well … Continue reading

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The things we make and eat and bake…

I had a funny conversation with two of my favourite work colleagues some time ago about the content of my blog. It went something like “I’m getting a little tired of the cakes – what about the other stuff you … Continue reading

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LEGO mini-figs Smackdown – Denise vs. Simon

If I were a mini-fig, I’m pretty sure that the above representation would be not far off the mark. (The only differences are that I lack a lovely beauty mark, and I have not owned red pants since the 80’s) … Continue reading

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Groovy Craft Chick Top Ten Cakes of ALL TIME (so far)

So, in the spirit of “High Fidelity” and David Letterman, here is my Top Ten List of Groovy Craft Chick cake projects since starting this blog in April of 2010. 1. Without doubt, The Angry Birds Cake, Ritchie Bros. Edition … Continue reading

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Under the Sea Cake (I am the biggest in the ocean!)

  It’s possible I love my kids too much. This cake is for Sam’s kindergarten class tomorrow…last day of school. The cake is based on the book “I am the biggest in the ocean” by Kevin Sherry, ¬†which is great … Continue reading

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Ninjabread Marketers and a tornado of creation

Happy fathers day! I will tell you this: I give good breakfast! And two little boys piling on top of their daddy to give their homemade presents is a beautiful thing! (No bouncing!) How great is it when one of … Continue reading

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Quilted wedding cake

Well, I’m a woman of few words at this hour. wedding cake: ready to deliver. Of course you know i can’t help myself… “Sidney was furious when he found out he had to share ice time with THESE Swedish twins…” … Continue reading

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