About Me

Michelle December 2011In June 2009, Michelle Burt retired from the United States Marine Corps after 21 years of Active Duty service and started Maddycakes. Maddycakes is a full service event coordination and decor design company that specializes in children’s parties. August 2009, Michelle started the blog Maddycakes Muse to share budget friendly crafts to create an extraordinary party. Michelle’s passion is to take Dollar store, household items, thrift and flea market finds and convert them into party decor.

In addition, Michelle shares her expertise through freelance contribution and has been published in Mingle magazine and The Knot. Michelle is an E-How party expert and creates online videos for E-How. In 2012, one of Michelle’s videos was ranked in the top 200 of all published videos for E-How for the number of hits that it received. Michelle was voted as one of the top 25 party planning mom sites in 2012 by Circle of Moms.

Michelle has appeared numerous times on Good Morning Arizona, Sonoran Living Live and Fox 10 sharing party tips and decor. Michelle also volunteers her time to Operation Shower, a non-profit organization providing group baby showers to wives of our deployed service men.


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