Posts Tagged ‘birthday cake’

Introducing a client who REALLY “Takes the Cake”!

Shortly after I officially opened Pretty Cakes for business, a woman was referred to me by a neighbour.  Laurie messaged me through Facebook and asked if I could make a “Mermaid Cake” for her daughter.  Thus began a relationship (and friendship) that […]

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

For the LOVE of Harley-Davidson!

I have owned my 883 Harley-Davidson motorcycle for about 2 years now and if there is one thing I have discovered through the experience, it is that once you join the Harley-Davidson family you meet the nicest, most caring and fun loving […]

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News, Pretty Cakes

Sunny Day… Sweepin’ the clouds away…

Sunny Day Sweepin’ the clouds away On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get, How to get to Sesame Street… I think anyone and everyone who reads this post will be familiar with the […]

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

The Fun You Can Have with Wilton Character Pans!

I personally own more than 100 Wilton Character Cake Pans! I collect them actually… by searching for older discontinued models on Kijjiji or ebay.  My collection includes everything from Ballerina Slippers to Scoobie Doo and everything you can think of in between!  […]

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Kids Cakes are great!

When I first began decorating cakes I was mostly focused on the idea of wedding cakes and adult birthday cakes.  It quickly became apparent to me that many parents wanted really special cakes for their children’s birthday parties. Since I do not […]

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Pretty Cake for my BFF!

I have known Sandie McGill literally ALL of my life.  She is 18 months older than me and we grew up together because our Mother’s were best friends.  It is a true gift to me that we have remained close all of […]

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

For People Who Prefer ONLY Buttercream Icing…

If there is one thing that I have discovered on this cake journey of mine, it is that the majority of Canadians absolutely detest fondant icing… Rolled Fondant is a dough-like, dense but flexible icing that is used to give a cake […]

Posted on: April 24th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Who has heard of Monster High? Not I!

My very best customer (Laurie) has 7 children (yes you read that correctly)!  I have had the pleasure of creating several cakes for her family and I keep a running schedule in my Kitchen for her next special day so I can […]

Posted on: January 30th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Sugar-Free Cake for Aunt Joan’s 85th!

Mike’s Aunt Joan turned 85 this summer and his cousin Paula asked if I could make her a cake to celebrate the occasion… There was a special request though… she wanted the cake to be completely SUGAR FREE.  Oh my… sugar-free is […]

Posted on: November 11th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Hippie Bus For Sydnei!

Shortly after returning home from Idaho (extensive posts about my trip coming soon) my friend Laura asked me to make a birthday cake for her little girl Sydnei.  It seems that Sydnei feels she was born in the wrong decade… she is […]

Posted on: June 2nd, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Mermaid Cake

I was uploading some of my Pretty Cakes photos to my iPad the other day and I realized that I have not yet done a blog post about the amazing mermaid cake I had the pleasure of making a few months ago… […]

Posted on: May 3rd, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Lorax for Charlie!

My Cousin’s daughter asked me last year if I could make a cake for her son Charlies’ first birthday near the end of 2014.  Of course I was thrilled… but what the heck is a Lorax? After various Wikipedia searches, YouTube videos […]

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Who loves Doctor Who?

Connor… that’s who!  My girlfriend Kim’s son Connor is a raving Doctor Who fan, so when his birthday approached I was asked to make him a TARDIS Cake.  TARDIS stands for Time and Relative Dimension in Space and it is a time […]

Posted on: February 1st, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes