So for my husband’s birthday in November I got smart and gave him a couple of gifts that I could partake in as well: A scuba dive and an ATV ride. First up, scuba with Island Divers. We were really … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2014
So I was going to pick up the kids from school the other day and decided to take Bowser with me for the car ride. I put half the back seat down so he could sit/lie on the seat back … Continue reading
Joint Spouse Conference – Schofield Barracks
I LOVED attending the Joint Spouse Conference last year when it was hosted by the Navy on Ford Island. I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to go to this one either. It is always a super bargain for … Continue reading
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Lego Beach Party!
Let me tell you, having a kid old enough to just set loose at the beach is one of the most awesome things ever! I am still patting myself on the back for the beach party idea. A bunch of … Continue reading
Gearing up for a Lego-tastic Birthday!
My lovely daughter recently turned twelve and she has her birthday party this weekend. We are having it at a beach so I am not going crazy with decor because there isn’t TOO much to decorate!
We did make some really cute invitations:
I just bought a pack of notecards and some brightly colored card stock. I just cut the card stock to fit the front of the card. I then used a circle punch to punch out circles and attached them with glue dots so they would be a little raised. They turned out great! I even downloaded a cute Lego font for the inside of the cards.
I am now elbows deep trying to design a Lego brick birthday cake and get it done before Saturday! So far I have three pretty cakes; vanilla, dark chocolate, and red velvet.
Each one is going to be cut, stacked and turned into a brick.
I also made some homemade fondant because store bought is SO awful. I found a recipe online for marshmallow fondant. It was relatively easy but pretty messy! Especially because I had two kids helping out!
Three tubs of girly fondant colors done!
Now all to do is trim cakes, crumb coat, cover with fondant and stack! We shall see if I can finish it tomorrow!