Friday, June 27, 2008


Painting has become one of my favorite hobbies over the past few weeks. Here's a few of the projects I've completed.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Cake Decorating Course 1

Here's my first cake (it was lesson 2).  I really like how it turned out, and would probably be willing to do something similar for a little boy's birthday or something.  It's really easy to do a cake like that with any sort of shapes (balloons, hearts, polka dots, etc.)
 and any colors.

This is from lesson 3.  We were doing drop flowers.  I don't really like this one very much. I wasn't planning on it being neon-pink, but I got impatient with the color, and added too much at once.  I hate the way the green stems and stuff turned out.  Our green icing was too thin, and I was in a rush to get to work.  So, this is my least favorite of the cakes I've done.

This is my cake from today's class. The cake is iced in light purple, and i used light yellow to make my roses (this should be a familiar color scheme for anyone who has been in my room).  I'm really excited to eat this one too, cause it's a yellow cake with a chocolate fudge filling.  YUMM!!!!

Here's a close-up of the roses I made.  These were tricky to get the hang of, especially because my icing was too thin, so they kept leaning all over the place and sometimes collapsing.  I'm looking forward to trying again sometime with the right icing consistency.  I think I could be pretty good at it.  So, if anyone needs a cake for anything and wants roses on it (and it's not for some huge-deal event), let me know!

Here are pictures of the cakes my mom did!  The rose cake has 4 layers of cake and 3 layers of filling!! Want to come over for dessert?

Thursday, June 19, 2008

I appreciate knowing that people read my blog even when I abandon it for long periods of time.  Keep checking up and maybe I'll talk about something amazing and/or worthwhile =)

This is what Toby looks like these days:

Life is currently really awesome.  I'm having a lot of fun, and I feel like I have a whole world of opportunity in front of me.  I graduated college with my degree in Human Development.  I'm working a lot to save up money, preparing to take the GRE, re-learning the Spanish language, doing lots of paintings, making jewelry, and reading lots of books.  Life is just fine.  I love it. =)

Oh, and I had a lot of fun tonight.  I have a really good family.  I'm glad that now, as adults, I can be good friends with my siblings, and I really appreciate them in my life. ::End Mushy Display of Emotion::

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