Totally Awesome Weekend, I’m SO Sure!

Hello, everyone! This weekend, there were a number of cakes that went out that fit one cool theme: The 80’s. I thought this would be a nice topic for this weekend.

First off, there was a Gremlin cake done for a little guy’s birthday. I think the cake was neat, but I am personally not a fan of scary movies. Still, this was a cake that fit this theme, and was pretty cool.

Next, there was a DJ themed cake. It had an old turn-table (according to my parents) and a nice pair of headphones. I thought this cake was pretty simple, and it seemed to fit right into the 80’s theme, pretty well.

Finally, my personal favorite: Someone this weekend had a Sweet 16 party with, of course, the 80’s.  The cake had what I see the most from that time period: MTV, a Rubik’s Cube, and Pac-Man. I think the Pac-Man guys are pretty cute, and the cake was so colorful! I thought this was a personal favorite of mine, though I probably say that about many cakes. I think the weekend was jam-packed with some peaceful and well-known era cakes, which concluded an awesome Adventure in Cakeland.

Cakes From the Hundred Acre Wood

Hello, everyone! I am sorry that I have not written anything in these past weeks. I had been doing other things with my family, and sometimes the blog had slipped out of my mind. But, new year. We are putting the mess we call 2020 behind in hopes of a better year.

As for cakes, I would like to highlight one adorable one my mom had done this past weekend. If you have been reading this for a while, you probably know about these Winnie the Pooh cakes, and this weekend, another was done that I love.

This little cake and cupcakes done for a baby shower were just the cutest. The cake had a tiny little pooh with bees circling him. There was also grass and bees on the bottom, and although I am not a fond person of bees, it was pretty cool.

And the cupcakes were so pretty too, with bees and “hunny” pots on them! I just like these cakes a lot, and I notice them often. Well, this wasn’t as long as it usually is, I hope that is okay, and you still enjoyed this small adventure that started our cakeland off in this new year of hope!

Hogwarts, Ginger and Other Sweet Stuff

Hello! This past week has been filled with one thing: Gingerbread Houses. First, annually, we had done gingerbread houses for Sprucetown United Methodist Church in Spring Mills for several years, but due to COVID-19, we instead gave out kits. Although my Dad had gone to do that, I was able to see as they were assembled and help with my Dad’s stockpile of candy (and maybe eat a bit, too). I hope that next year we will be able to continue that tradition, although it may still look a bit different.

Now, probably the biggest thing that happened this week, was the Hogwarts Gingerbread Castle. The gingerbread castle  was actually for a wedding, and it is just so neat! It had been in planning for several weeks, and it was finally put all together this weekend. Although we couldn’t really help much, it was amazing to see it be put together, piece by piece, to become what it did. My little brother, Elliot, would come in the kitchen and just stare at it. Then, he tried to touch it, so we would have to take him away from it. One thing that also happened was when we put the sugar on top, for the snow. My Mom wanted to look like it was snowing, so my Dad took it and sprinkled it on while she took some pictures, but there was some wind. So, let’s just say some people were covered afterwards. Overall, this was a fantastic house, and I hope the couple loved it!

    Although it isn’t much, my parents decided to sell a few gingerbread houses + kits for these few weeks going into Christmas. I think that will be nice for this time, since we would usually do something like this, COVID or not. And, big batches of cookies were starting to be prepared yesterday, so look forward to a possible cookie blog next time. I hope you enjoyed reading these adventures in Cakeland, and an early happy holiday!

I Smell Cookies!

Hello! This past weekend was Thanksgiving, and, the beginning of the Christmas season. Although I will mostly be talking about this coming season today (I love Christmas!), but I just wanted to say Thanksgiving is an important holiday. Although I stayed here at home this year, I had a great time with my family, and am so grateful for them. And now, onto the main part of this blog. 

    This week, since we have all been off, even my mom for the most part, my dad was able to mess around with a few crafts, and put up some lights. But, best of all, Christmas cookies were able to be made. Personally, my favorite cookies are Peanut Butter Blossoms. The first cookies are going out, and I am so excited. I love the smell of cookies, and with all these new things happening for this holiday season, I cannot wait. The only thing left to do is get a tree, which I think is in two weeks. 

    Although there was not much to say this week, but has been a pretty eventful week. Although it did not deal much with cakes, this is still a fun time of year. I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving weekend, and are looking forward to an amazing holiday season!

Happy Birthday, Mom & Dad!

Hello, everyone! This past weekend was a pretty special one for my family. My dad’s birthday was on Friday, the 6th, and my mom’s birthday was yesterday, the 9th! And of course there are some little cake adventures that happened with them.

First, my dad’s.

This year, Alex really wanted to help my mom make a cake for him, and he did. It was Saturday when they made it, and it was pretty cool. When my Dad was a kid, he loved The Dukes of Hazard TV show. I remember watching it when I was little, and I liked it when they would jump things. So, they create this cake with the famous car jumping a road, from one mud pile to the next. I thought this looked excellent. We ended up eating it and blowing the candles out the next day in no other than the garage. And if you have been here before, you know what that place looks like. But he actually got it cleaned out a bit! There was even enough room for Elliot and I to (attempt) a candy cane fight with these 4-ft candy canes my dad had found somewhere. In all, great birthday.

Now, for my mom, she didn’t really have a cake, but instead, an ice cream sundae. And I mean, who doesn’t like ice cream sundaes? She blew out a candle, and everyone had a good time eating ice cream. In conclusion, these two birthdays are always important! Happy birthday guys! And, it was always a wonderful adventure in our chaotic life in cakeland.

Fall Cakes Catch Up!

Hello, everyone! I am so sorry that these blog posts have not been scheduled. Our semester is almost over at school, so I have been working mainly on school-related things these past few weeks. Anyways, there was so much that had happened. So sit down, this will be a pretty long blog post.

Last week, I was going to write a post about the time of fall. With that, it is such a beautiful season, fall. The leaves, those colors. But there is a small scary side. So, as a first to this, this past weekend, we had a few outstanding fall and halloween cakes I’d like to share.

    #1. Monster Fun – This cake was adorable. It was a three-tier cake, with each representing a monster. The first was a spider (or with a spider), the second a jack-o-lantern, and the third a frankenstein, with a little ghost on top. This was just a pretty neat cake I wanted to share.

    #2: Tiny Ghost – Okay, so maybe this wasn’t this past weekend (it was yesterday) but it still counts. This little cake was for a birthday, And it was the simplest two-tier cake with orange borders, colorful leaves, you get it. But the best part was this ghost on top, which was so cool! However I had this cake, I hope you had an awesome halloween birthday!

    #3: Halloween (The Movie) – As you might have seen from Facebook already, my sister’s birthday was on the 19th (Monday). And she loves creepy movies. I do not. I hate them. Anyways, she wanted the cake to be the poster from the original Halloween movie. As I don’t want to go into detail with this cake, you can see it for yourself. And also on the inside, the cake was red velvet to be blood…  But she loved this cake, and it did look pretty cool. I think she had an awesome birthday. Happy 11th, Sophia!

Fall and Halloween cakes are super fun during this time of year. But there were two cakes done this weekend, that if were done separately, there would have been whole blog posts just about them. These cakes were pretty cool. 

So, I believe on Wednesday, my mom made this amazing drone cake. It was so cool. It wasn’t a drawing, but a real replica of one! I thought it was a pretty cool cake. But then, I found out the amazing backstory. The girl who got this cake, which I believe is now 16, made this drone. That is so cool! She is a FPV Drone Racing Pilot. She also, in these leagues (if I use these terms correctly) is no. 198 in the world, and the 2nd fastest female! And if that isn’t enough, she goes by Pi Fly, because she also loves the number Pi. And this isn’t just a small liking either. She has memorized at least 200 digits!  And I thought 15 was pretty good. These are such amazing accomplishments. Congrats to you! And I hope you had an amazing 16th birthday. 

This is not all, but we have come down to the last cake. This cake is staggering, quite literally. The cake is huge. 4 feet tall. It is very tall. This was a cake that needed two people to deliver, which meant we had a family fun trip. I didn’t get to see the cake get assembled (it was so big we had to haul it there in pieces!) but my sister did. She even got to stand with the birthday girl and the cake, who was no other than Monteca Beisel. I hope you had an amazing birthday! 

These cakes from these past weeks are ones that are definitely crazy. Of course in a good way. From flying drones to creepy cakes, these cakes were ones that fit this odd time of year. A passing of time to Fall to Winter, and of the creepy crawlies. But, no matter what, these adventures in cakelands are ones to go in the books for sure. 

Not a Cake Story, Eggszactly

Hello, everyone! When these blogs first started out, I did a lot of adventures, with driving around, delivering, etc. With the idea of cool cakes, that pushed a way a bit. But, I think I should bring that back. We will still look at cool cakes though, don’t worry. When you like to stay home and read all day, you see more cakes than adventures while delivering.

Anyway, you came here for a story. This weekend, my dad, brothers and I took a long trip to a place called One Barn Farm, near Mifflinburg. It took us about 45 minutes to get there, so fun car stuff! While we were going, we found a huge chicken farm (or egg farm)!

This place had tons of chickens. It was so cool! When we came back, we found out there was a back, so we parked (staying in the car) and took some pictures of them. The chickens would slowly surround us the longer the car stood still. It was slightly creepy. When we opened the door, since we weren’t sure if Elliot could see it, the chickens kicked and ran away, creating a large cloud of dust. Those chickens were amazing. My dad said he had never seen that many chickens at one place in his life.

I might of got a bit off topic here. Back to the delivery. The place was beautiful where the wedding and reception was located. This place had ponds, fancy stonework… it was gorgeous. The little cake that we delivered was elegant as well, with what my mom describes as textured sides. Not to mention the little dog!

On the way back from delivering, we also just had to stop at a store called Wenger’s. Luckily, I was able to stay in the car with Elliot, while my dad and Alex went wheeling and dealing. Fun!It was worth it though, because I got to snack on Goldfish all the way home from this amazing delivery in cakeland.

Roll Out The Barrel…Cake!

I am so sorry that these blog posts have been posted oddly these past few weeks, or months, if I say. School has been starting up, and I needed to get into a routine where I can write this and do my schoolwork. But enough about me. You came here to read about cakes!

This weekend, there were two very special cakes. I’ll start with the cool one first. This cake was just, in simple words, super cool. It was a huge whiskey barrel, probably about the size of a 4-tier wedding cake. This thing had chocolate around it, spilling off the sides, full of chocolate and peanut butter goodies, with amazing Buckeyes. There was even little whiskey bottles on the top. This cake was overflowing. It was a definite memory.  Whoever got this cake, it looked awesome. I hope you enjoyed it!

Now, the next and final cake is a bit more close to our family. On the 19th, it was Elliot’s birthday. So, why wouldn’t we have a cake for him?! This year, my mom made him a Mickey’s Clubhouse cake, though we had to convince her not to do a Mickey Mouse Christmas one, since all he watches is those Christmas Mickey movies! He seemed to love that cake. He has never been much of a smasher, but he did blow out his candles, and poke and eat the cake (along with Sophia and Alex, of course) He had an amazing birthday. Happy Birthday buddy! We love you so much.

This weekend was a weekend I will never forget. 

Berry Unique!

Hello, everyone! This weekend, as I was looking through our cakes we had done, I noticed a good amount of a type: Berries! Adding fruit to a cake is amazing. And, you have a bit more of some better foods than sugar added to this dessert. So, I’ve decided to focus this blog on berry cakes!

#1: 4-Tier Naked Cake

    One thing I see a lot with the popular naked cake is berries, or flowers. This particular one was a staggering 4-tier, with a ton of berries around the edges. A 4-tier in general is cool, but this one, with the amount of berries on it, was impressive, and memorable.

#2: Fruity Cupcakes

    This is probably where I see the most fruit with cakes: Cupcakes. Fruit, in my opinion, adds a great taste and look to cupcakes. In these past few weeks, I saw cupcakes with Raspberries, and Strawberries on them. And if I had to choose one, I’d say Strawberries.

#3: Fruit Pile-up

    This top was just a big, and delicious, pile to me. Which is amazing! This two-tier cake we just did was with simple buttercream icing, but covered with many berries, like blueberries, and blackberries! This was a neat cake indeed. 

#4: Small, but Sure

    This small, sample-sized cake ends this post well. It’s a small design, being a naked cake, and top with large, big strawberries on top. Beautiful!

That sums up these Adventures in Cakeland. I hope you enjoyed reading!

Top 10 of July!

Hello, everyone! I’m so sorry I have not written in the past few weeks. It’s been pretty busy here! So, because of that, I will look over my favorite 10 cakes of July! Let’s get started!

    10. Rapunzel Cake – This cake, in my opinion, was so cool! It reminded me so much of a tall cake that we did several years ago, where it was a, at least one-foot-tall, tower that we had to create! And, I loved this princess when I was little as well. I hope the person that had this cake loved it!

    9. Happy Birthday, Miranda! – Like several of the cakes you will see in this post, I love the simple, old-fashioned cakes that just have some flowers, with interesting facts with each cake, like the writing, or basket-weaving on the sides. This cake stood out to me for those reasons. I just loved this cake, and those big, bright flowers! I usually don’t see a color scheme like it with these cakes, so that was pretty neat. I hope you had an amazing birthday, Miranda!

    8. Sweet 16 – This cake, once again, has that simple design with the flowers, with lighter tones to it. Simple, small, and perfect. Happy Birthday!

    7. Rainbow – This is more of a funny story. Somehow, on the same day, we ended up doing two exact cakes for two different people. It’s pretty neat if we have already done the same cake, ever, but two (almost) exact on the same day? That’s cool. Now, about these cakes. These cakes had a colorful rainbow siding to it, with a 3D Rainbow on top with the person’s name on it. The only other major difference to these cakes was, of course, the names, and one cake had a unicorn on it. Happy late birthday to the birthday kids!

    6. Happy 45th Anniversary – Before I start this one, congrats to this couple! Again, this cake is a simple and lovely flower cake. I’m sorry, but I love these cakes too much! Anyways, one thing that made this cake stand out to me was the small purple flowers. They added a lovely touch to this cake. As well, I loved how this cake added flowers on either side of the cake. And again, congrats to this amazing couple!

    5. Happy Birthday, Dan! – This cake came to me because of the balloons, and black outline and writing. This really reminds me of those old-fashioned cakes my mom did when I was little, which you don’t see much of anymore. Anyways, Happy late Birthday, Dan!

    4. Heinz Birthday – My mom just did this cake this past weekend. And how could you explain why I wouldn’t write about this cake? It’s super cool, and something I haven’t seen in cakeland. Happy birthday!

    3. Skee Ball – This is another like the Heinz cake, that was also done this past weekend. This one spoke out more to my sister I think. Sophia, as well as myself, thought this cake was awesome, and my sister loves Skee Ball, so this cake was more special to her. Happy birthday!

    2. Sparrow Cake – This cake made me so happy when I saw it. This cake was so peaceful, and happy. As well, I love birds, taking pictures of them all the time. So when I saw this cake, it, again, made my whole day. Whoever got this, I hope you loved it as much as I did!

  1. Minecraft Birthday – You may have already seen this one coming. My little brother, Alex, just had his 8th birthday, and, of course, he wanted a Minecraft cake, with the character Alex, and the new Netherite Pickaxe. Overall, he had an awesome birthday, making his Jared Boxes, and, in the end, having an awesome time. Again, happy birthday buddy!

    And that about sums up this month of July. That’s what you call some busy adventures in cakeland.