Minecraft Birthday Party

This past year Penelope turned 7 and for her birthday party she wanted it to be Minecraft themed! We had a Minecraft birthday party for Kiara several years ago, so I kind of had an idea of what we would do.

I have always enjoyed making fun things for the kids birthday parties. So off to the inter web and Pinterest I went to start looking for food and cake ideas.

So I made a list of everything I wanted to make and I did a pre-run with a couple of cakes the week before. I am no professional cake decorator, so I am really glad I did this ahead of time because the one I was originally trying to make for her turned out awful! So onto cake number two. That one turned out much better. Here are the ones I ended up making for the party:

creeper cake                 minecraft cake

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January Recap

So it’s the last day of January, 2018. It’s hard to believe we are a month into the new year already. I feel like it has been a pretty productive month for me. I started my new job at a hospital here in town on the 8th. I think I will like it there. Everyone is extremely nice and welcoming. Obviously nursing is the same no matter where I work. It will just take some getting used to the charting and hospital policies/protocols. The shorter drive is definitely a plus as well. I go back to nightshift tonight. I am going to miss being on a normal schedule. Continue reading “January Recap”