My New Craftsy Class is Now Available! (Get 50% off!)


So, I've discovered something about myself, recently. (Ok, I'm lying, I've known this truth for quite some time now, but it's kindo' smackin' me in the face again, so... I'm reminded.)  And I probably shouldn't be letting you in on this little revelation... but most of my cards are already on the table, so there's really no point in hiding it. Here it is - if you ever … [Read more...]

Tufted Cake & Ruffles Tips


I'm sitting out on my screened in (cause I'd rather not go out on an eaten-to-death-by-mosquito note, if you're hearin' me) porch as I write this.  The sun has just gone all the way down, the childrenssss are snug in bed, Thomas had an appointment to keep... and it's just me and the lightening bugs, right now. Wull, and you.  But you're not really here... so that doesn't … [Read more...]

McGreevy Cakes CRAZY Giveaway!!

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SQUEEEEEEE!!! (Enter here, NOW!) I am SOO ridiculously excited about the prizes I have for you, it's NOT EVEN FUNNYYYYYY! Ok, sooo I'm not sure if you noticed, and I hadn't yet, up until this point, officially announced the fact that my website has been given a HUGE face lift, but... err... guess what?  My website has been give a HUUUGE face lift!!!  (There, it's official … [Read more...]

Classes in Ireland… want ta know the TRUTH?

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  Ireland. The Emerald Isle. My husband's (and my grandfather's) people. Where leprechauns roam free.  (Wull, I DID see one, you know.)   What can I say?  IT.WAS.AWESOME.  The land... as beautiful as they say.  The Guinness... well, you probably already know how good that was (and SUPER proud to say my very first pint was enjoyed in the city of … [Read more...]

Sugar Sand and Wafer Waves… A Beach Cake

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  As a cake decorator, do you have a theme that you dread? Youknow... one that makes your whole body cringe involuntarily upon being asked to incorporate it into a design? I do.  and I don't even know why, but when someone says "beach" theme, I die a tiny little death. What on EARTH is wrong with me, I'm not sure.  (<--NOT a word.)  I mean, I LOVE the beach! … [Read more...]

The Snow Queen Elf… mistake.

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Sooo... screwing up is a fact of life, right? In fact... It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. - J.K. Rowling   Some say it just doesn't happen to them... I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - … [Read more...]

The Most Important Thing


Hiya guys! I feel like it's been a while since I've been able to sit down and really write to you, and that annoys me 'cause writing to you is kindo' my happy place. But I promise, I haven't just been lazy or anything (this time)... it's actually probably been the craziest couple of months of our entire lives, over here, as a bunch of "things" we've been working on have … [Read more...]

Are you Ready for a CRAZY Cake Cruise?! SQUEEE!!

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WAAHOOO!!  It's time to tell you... it's time to TELL YOU! I have been SUCH a tease, but it's finally time to spill the beans on the CRAZY event we've been planning for the last couple of months! It's a cruise!!!  It's a CRAAAAAAAAZY cake cruise!!!     Together, with Brenda Walton of Sugar High Inc. and Avalon Yarnes of Avalon Cakes, we'll be sailing … [Read more...]

Cruise *AHEM* I mean Nautical Cake Contest Winners!!

Dude. DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDE. There were SO many AH-MAY-ZING  cakes entered into the little celebratory, nautical-themed cake contest we ran a couple weeks back that you guys made my BRAIN hurt.  Not even kidding.  Still kindo' hurts.  (Thanks a lot.) But, while it was EXTREEEEMELY difficult to narrow it down, I bit the bullet and chose several of my favorites to feature here … [Read more...]