Why I Love Online Tutorials and You Should, Too

We all turn to the internet -- Google, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram -- when researching recipes, decorating and DIY projects. This is why I love tutorials, both learning from them and also sharing my own. http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

  I ‘like’ several cake and baking pages on Facebook. And I follow a lot of talented cake artists on Twitter and Pinterest. One such talent whom I discovered years ago on Facebook, Peggy Does Cake, posted a link to a Continue reading Why I Love Online Tutorials and You Should, Too

Top 10 Pro Party Tips for Planning — and Surviving — Your Twins’ Birthday

Planning your twins' birthday party can be fun and budget-friendly with this mom's pro tips! http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

Got twins? Congratulations and welcome to the Club! The ‘Twins Birthday Club’, that is. The Club where suddenly everything is doubled: the guest list, the cakes, the loot bags, the budget and — yes — even the fun. And as Continue reading Top 10 Pro Party Tips for Planning — and Surviving — Your Twins’ Birthday

Sports-Themed Party? DIY Jerseys for the Win!

DIY sports jerseys are a colourful alternative to loot bags for a sports-themed birthday party. Check it out at http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

My middle son was born with a ball in his hand. So, obviously, his birthday parties must have a sports theme. And what is a sports event without jerseys?! Don’t freak out! This is super easy to do and gentle Continue reading Sports-Themed Party? DIY Jerseys for the Win!

How to make a Lego Minifigure Head Cake Pop: Photo Tutorial

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Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own Lego minifigurine head cake pops. First, though, you will need to bake, let cool and crumble a cake. Then mix the cake crumbs with your favorite icing.

The consistency should be such that you can form a ball without it crumbling but not so moist that it it doesn’t hold its shape or falls off the lollipop stick when dipped.

The complete troubleshooting guide on the do’s and don’ts of cake pops.

It’s a bit of an exact science so you may want to do a dry run before continuing on to the next stage.

Awesome! How to make a Lego Minifigure Head Cake Pop: Photo Tutorial over at http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com.

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How to host a master Lego party

Well, we just amped up the fun factor with an explosion of colors, textures and tastes at this vibrant LEGO party, celebrating my son’s 7th birthday. Continue reading How to Host a Master LEGO Party