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Babies Everywhere!

Well, not quite, but there have been a lot of baby related things happening – I know 5 people who have had babies recently or are currently pregnant. Baby number one is Malachi. Baby number two is Lauren, my cousin’s daughter, who my parents, sister and I visited on Sunday. She’s almost 3 months old and loves knowing where everyone is:

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My cousin and her boyfriend have two dogs: Lennox (Boxer) and Jack (Bulldog). Not quite a human baby, but Lennox is an 11 month puppy and is hilarious:

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I love how they both look so intelligent.

Pregnant woman number one is one of my former coworkers. Yesterday, my former work threw a baby shower for her. (Yes, I went back  just for this shower – honestly, I was quite happy to see some of my coworkers again! And it gave me a chance to try out my new lens – more on that later.) She’s having a baby boy due at the end of September –  I am so excited for her!

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They had an incredibly cute cake – the booties are made out of cake! (I did offer to make a cake, but this one was already ordered. It had chocolate mousse icing. It looked sooooo good.)

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So  that’s 3/5 – the other two I’ll share about once they have their baby showers!

Are there also a lot of babies within your circle of friends?

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Baby Shower Cake

Today was a baby shower for this 13 day old cutey:

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I took it upon  myself to make a suitable cake for the Winnie-the-Pooh themed shower, so I made a “honey” themed cake.

For the cake I used a gluten free version of this honey lemon cake with cream cheese icing and fresh raspberries as filling.

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It had a little honey pot:

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And bees on wires:

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It also had a really happy circle border around the bottom:

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Overall, it was a very fun cake!

Someone had also brought these very awesome looking cookies. They’re so cute that I really wished that I could eat one!

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The bees and the honey pot were made with gum paste and the flowers and writing were made from fondant. Apparently fondant is quite a novelty to anyone between the ages of 2 and 10 because it’s just like play-dough but you can eat it!

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Cupcakes for a Baby Shower

This afternoon is a baby shower for one of my friends and I decided that I would bring cupcakes. I’ve been wanting to make lemon cupcakes for a while but haven’t because Mr. Bean has an aversion to lemon in baked goods, so this seemed like a good opportunity to do so.

I used this recipe from Coyote Craft (whose name is also Bean!) for the cupcakes, leftover cream cheese icing from Mr. Bean’s birthday cake and leftover flowers from my Wilton II grand finale cake.

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A few of my friends are pregnant so this is the first of many showers. (So exciting!) Are you also in the baby shower loop?

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