Olivia’s 2nd Birthday!

This week, my baby had her 2nd Birthday! That’s crazy to even be able to say that now. I have a 2 year old. Oh yeah, ya know, I have a 2 year old daughter. WHAT?! When??? It’s cliché to say it but those two years have flown by. I’ll be honest, I don’t know…

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40th Birthday Weekend on a Budget

2020 has not been the kindest of years. Some people have suffered with their health, some have ended relationships and some have struggled with the lonely isolation and new adjustments. This year had really impacted on us, financially. We’ve had to borrow money from family members just to pay bills and put food on the…

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Pupcakes for Cody’s Birthday

July is Cody’s birthday month and this year he turns 4! Every year for his birthday, he gets pupcakes and a new toy. A pupcake is a cupcake made for dogs using dog-safe ingredients. We usually buy Cody’s birthday pupcake from a local baker but I thought this year I would have a stab at…

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Fluffy Bunny Pancakes

Tomorrow is Pancake Day! It’s the perfect excuse to have a fun dinner or a sweet treat. Since this is the first Pancake Day Olivia can take part in, I was trying to think of ways to make it fun. I always love pictures of people making animal pancakes for their kids. There are no…

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Minecraft Cake Tutorial

This weekend, my younger brother turned 12 and he requested a Minecraft themed party. I volunteered to make him a Minecraft cake and he was so excited. It only occurred to me later on that I was going to have to figure out HOW to do it. So, if like me, you want to make…

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Olivia’s 1st Birthday

So, my baby turned one year old this week. I’ll be honest, I didn’t think I’d feel the way I did. I thought I would be excited to throw my little girl her first ever birthday party and have a great time with friends and family, creating a memory that would last a life time….

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