Stacked Sweetly

This Saturday is stacked with festivities. It’s not everyday your baby becomes a teenager! We’re celebrating with all of Finn’s faves. We’re gearing up on the mountain bike trails, fueling up with pepperoni pizza, loading up wheelbarrows full of dirt for the backyard bmx track, and sweetening up on a Stacked Espresso Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake. Happy Birthday Finn!

Directions:

Make Sister Sweetly’s Dark Chocolate Cookies Recipe. Stack the cookies on a cake plate. Top with candles and sing “Happy Birthday” (in your best country twang). Best Birthday Cake Ever!

A Sweet Sixth Birthday

Today is Tina’s son’s sixth birthday. He is so excited for his adventure birthday party at our favorite park. We, of course, are so excited for his birthday cake! To make things easy, Tina bought a store made cookie cake and decorated it herself. She topped it with some of son’s favorite action figures that he hand selected. Six candles were placed among the figures. It turned out to be the perfect personalized cake that took very little effort. Plus the birthday boy absolutely loved it!!! Happy birthday Bubba!!!

  

Birthday Sweets

Wow, time flies! How can my sweet baby boy be 5 years old? People told me it would go by fast and he wouldn’t be little for long. And not, that I didn’t believe them. I’ve already been through this with my daughter. I just didn’t think it would really happen this fast this time around. It seems like yesterday that I was cuddling my new bundle of joy. Now I can barely keep up with him. For his birthday treat today, I tried to incorporate 3 of the sweet things he loves: brownies topped with Oreos and whip cream. Simply simple, yet perfectly perfect for my simply perfect 5 year old! Happy Birthday to my big boy!

Birthday Sweets

Birthday Brownies

Birthday Brownies Recipe:
•Two boxes of your favorite brownie mix
•One package of Oreos (birthday ones are perfect for Birthday Brownies!)
•One can of whip cream

1. Make the brownies according to the recipe on the box.
2. When cool, cut brownies into squares.
3. Top each brownie with whip cream.
4. Place an Oreo on top of the whip cream.
5. Sing happy birthday.
6. Blow out candles and make a wish.
7. Enjoy!

A Sweet Escape

We’ve been quoted a time or two saying, “Everyone deserves a break from their job”.  Ask the hubs!  We rarely consider Saturday baking  work, but we’re taking a breather anyway and leaving the indulgences up to our mom as we celebrate our niece’s first birthday. Oh there will be sweet treats galore and we will not hesitate to try them all! Enjoy your day and take a hint from us and leave the work for someone else!

P.S. Be sure to check back next week for a delicious recipe for Dark Chocolate Frosted Caramel Toffee Bars.