Red Carpet Ready with Wholly Guacamole and Daily’s Cocktails


Are you ready for the Oscar’s tomorrow? I just love watching the red carpet and looking at all the glitz and glamour! One of these days I’m going to have an Oscar party where everyone comes all gussied up and we will walk the red carpet! However this year, I’m right smack dab in the [...]

Mustache You To Be Mine Valentine’s Breakfast


I really don’t know how my blog contributor Melissa (from Buckets of Grace) does it all! She works full time as a lawyer and still has these amazing parties and traditions with her family. Her Valentine’s Day family breakfast is another example of such great DIY amazingness. Being right in the middle of moving I’m [...]

DIY Valentine’s Cards


As many of you already know, I am knee deep in the middle of moving! UGH! Even though I’m just moving across town….it is still a move and a life change! So thank you for hanging in there with me while the blogging has been scarce! I will get back on track in the next [...]

Valentine’s Baking Party


    My daughter has been really into baking these days… I thought that it would be fun to have a Valentine baking party! I made the girls personalized baking aprons and cupcake wrapper headbands to wear during the party!           Instead of setting up a dessert table, I set up [...]

Operation Shower Go Baby Go Part 1


2013 has been extremely busy! If you keep up with my Facebook then you know a little bit of what is happening with Maddycakes! A couple of weeks ago I was in San Diego participating in Operation Shower at the Farmer’s Insurance Open. This year, I designed 2 tables for the shower along with 10 [...]

Valentine Play-Doh with FREE Printable


Looking for a cute and inexpensive treat to give to your kids classmates for Valentine’s??? It’s a bonus that it isn’t candy and something that the kiddos will actually play with! Make your own Play-doh! I promise it’s super duper easy and costs a fraction of what you pay in the store plus it doesn’t [...]

Valentine’s Milk and Cookies

valentines milk and cookies

Here is a simple way to make Valentine’s Day a little extra special for your little ones. Dress up simple sugar heart cookies with a straw arrow. I won’t be able to do anything grand or even small this year for Madison for Valentine’s day because we are moving. Yes….MOVING! Not across the country though [...]

Winter “One”derland Dessert Table

onderland dessert table

Here is a Winter “One”derland dessert table that I styled for a local winner of a Facebook contest. However, this winter theme can be used for any age.  My go to baker Liz of Lizzy’s Sweets n’ Treats created the igloo smash cake even better than I had envisioned!    My favorites were the fondant [...]

Valentine’s Day Wreath and Chalkboard


It’s the 10th of January and I have to admit….I still have some Christmas decor still up! UGH! I will get it all down and packed away today (maybe). SO needless to say I’m behind the power curve as I see all my blogging girls already have decorated for Valentine’s Day. A girl just needs [...]