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Easy vanilla, banana, and cream birfday cake Easy vanilla, banana, and cream birfday cake

This cake is so old. It’s so old that if we had any leftovers they would have been covered with green fuzzy stuff by now. But luckily, there were no leftovers. I just got so busy with summer (Well, not really—it’s been mostly cloudy here this June.) and kids outta school… and swim lessons… and […]

Dirt cake, version 2.0 Dirt cake, version 2.0

I made dirt cake for the first time a few years ago when my son was 6 years old. I served it in beach buckets with shovels. It looked so real–—it was totally believable to be dirt–that my boy refused to try it even after he saw all of licking our fingers. This year the cake […]

Kids cookbooks: Part 2 Kids cookbooks: Part 2

So… I ended up buying this book… (Because I had a store credit at Williams-Sonoma and I really don’t need anything from the store right now.) My son’s reaction as he unwrapped the gift and saw the book cover picking through the paper wrap was “Is this a gift for me or for my sister?” […]