El Mundo de Elí

Here are some photos from Elí’s first Elmo birthday. I guess Elmo is becoming a trend :). Party prep: Elías Sesame Street Crayons and Dorthy royal icing cookies The birthday boy and his abuelito The birthday table Rainbow pound cake with Italian buttercream frosting Birthday brother eating cake The Sesame Street birthday family Chocolate Elmo…

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Fourth of July Buttercream Ombré Pinata Cake

This year we celebrated ‘Murica to the fullest with a Fourth of July Buttercream Ombré Piñata Cake. Truth be told, after last year’s massive flag cake I wasn’t planning on making anything too crazy. But my family seemed so disappointed and I ended up caving. I’m happy though that I went for it. I had…

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Fourth of July Flag Cake

Last fourth of July I was SUPER pregnant.  And like any rational minded soon to be mami of two, I decided that I should spend my last days of freedom on my feet, for hours, baking a flag cake. I started by making a 5 layer red test-cake with buttercream filling.  But I wasn’t happy enough with…

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My little guy’s GRRiffic 2nd birthday

He LOVES Daniel Tiger and this was his last rendezvous as an only child*, so I figured we’d celebrate him to the max. And celebrate we did… I went way overboard on all the little details and decorations but I was so busy chasing around my toddler and making sure everyone was having a good…

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