Birthday Cake Alternatives

elmo birthday pushcakes

The lovely folks over at Red Tricycle wrote an article about birthday cake alternatives and our PushCakes were mentioned!

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DIY: Peekaboo Shamrock Pound Cake

Peekaboo Shamrock Pound Cake tutorial

I’ve pinned this Pumpkin Peekaboo cake from She Knows back in November and intended on making it for Thanksgiving and then for Christmas and yea, it never happened. I was trying to think of a neat treat for St. Patrick’s Day and the peekaboo cake sprang to mind. So here is my version of the cake all greened up for St. Pat’s Day.

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Fun & Easy Treats for Valentine’s Day

While everyone else was watching the Super Bowl, I was hanging out with Cupcakes & Cutlery making delicious stuff.

One of the things we made was candy popcorn using Jell-O. Head over to her blog to check out this fun DIY.


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DIY: Valentines Day Smash Cake


Valentines Day is almost here and you still have no idea what to do. Right? How about a Valentines Day smash cake? You’ve probably heard of smash cakes before. Usually for 1st birthday parties where it’s ok to get cake all over your face and up your nose. But this cake is a version made for bigger kids, and adults alike. And I am going to show you how it’s done!

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Join us Saturday, and see what the buzz is about!

Sneak peek #1

Something exciting is brewing! A few months ago my husband and I were talking and realized we needed to make a move forward with our business. We talked through a few ideas, what we could do with our (small) budget and what could be done fairly quick. We also had to pick something that would still fit in with how things work now, allowing me to continue working full-time to pay the bills but to have something that can help Meringue Bake Shop grow. So after much research and google searching we found what we were looking for. And we are going to show you what that is this Saturday June 30 at the Orange Farmers Market.

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DIY: Mini Funnel Cakes for a Bridal Shower Dessert Table

Last month, Sharon from Cupcakes and Cutlery, asked if I could help bring her dessert table ideas for a bridal shower to fruition. Since I love to do new stuff (and, honestly, I’d do anything for Sharon), I said “heck ya!”. Hop on over and read all about the “For, Like, Ever” shower she threw for Lauren of A Fabulous Fete.


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The Best Dad Deserves the Best Cupcakes

Maple Bacon

Father’s Day is June 17! Come out and visit the Orange Home Grown Farmers Market Saturday June 16 and grab some treats for the man in your life. We will have two special flavors that give a manly edge to our sweet cupcakes –

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Fun fun birthday times! A recap of the day’s events.


Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate our birthday with us on April 7 at the Orange Home Grown Farmers Market. We had such great time and hope you did too! And a special thanks to Couture Paintings for coming out and painting lots of faces (and arms and legs) that day too. Including me!

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It’s our Birthday! And we want to celebrate with you!

That’s right! This week is our birthday week and we want to have a great big ol’ fun party with you, in our booth at the Orange Home Grown Farmers Market this Saturday April 7.

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Pinterest – bookmarks for us visual folks


I just love Pinterest. I am totally a visual person so I love being able to see and organize my bookmarks via images from the posts. Are you on Pinterest yet?? If not, we can send you an invite. Just leave a comment with your email address in the form (not the comment field) and I’ll find it and send you an invite.

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