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1St Birthday Party B-day Cake Without Dairy or Wheat

Hello moms, my baby has his first birthday on June 25th and we want him to be able to celebrate with a b-day cake (mainly for pictures, not because most of it makes it in his mouth but rather on the floor!) but we need ideas for cake recipes that are dairy and wheat free. He is lactose intolerant and we are choosing to keep him off of wheat until he is 18 months old. He can eat oat, rice, and corn flour, but just no dairy or wheat. I'm thinking maybe some sort of carrot cake, because he loves carrots, without the cream cheese frosting? Any...


3Rd B-day Cake Ideas

Hi Ladies! This is a 2-part question. First, my son will be turning 3 at the...

Birthday Party Preparation

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3Rd B-day Cake Ideas

Hi Ladies! This is a 2-part question. First, my son will be turning 3 at the end of this month and I'm at a loss as to what themed cake to make him. (I made a baseball for his first b-day and a 3D truck for his 2nd. He's still into cars/trucks, but I really wanted to do something different this year.) Second, I've seen a lot of cakes with fondant icing that are absolutely gorgeous, but I have NO IDEA what fondant is, where you get it, or how you use it. I'd like to give it a try, if anyone has any advice (or recipes, if I have to make it...

Gift Ideas

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What Was Your "Push" Present?

I know it's not standard with everyone but it seems to be becoming more popular for the father of the baby to present a "push" present to the mother of the baby for all the hard work she did throughout her pregnancy and labor. I think it's a great idea :) Anyway, my sister is due in 4 weeks and her husband is looking for ideas for a great push present. This will likely be her last of three kids so something sentimental would be great. Any suggestions? Thanks


Christmas Gift Ideas

thought i'd throw this out there and see if anyone has any different ideas...