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Funny cake pops DIY on the Bluprint Blog!

Family Fun: How to Make Funny Cake Pops

By Kris Galicia Brown

What better way to make funny cake pops than to let the kids have at it and make super some silly creations? Hilarity is sure to ensue! Follow along for a foolproof plan to get the whole family smiling. With this tutorial, I can guide you into the world of funny cake pops and family cake pop fun!

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How to Make A Birthday Cake for Kids: 5 Must-Know Tips

By Jessie Oleson Moore

On the one hand, the question of how to make a birthday cake for kids might seem simple: bake a cake, decorate it and serve it to little people. However, taking time to refine your choices in flavors and design techniques to be tailored to kids' preferences will serve your cake decorating skills for years to come. After all, you might just find yourself with a yearly returning customer!

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Step 17: Finishing Your Cake With a Fondant Strawberry and Candles!

Tiny Delights: How to Make a Mini Birthday Cake

By Lesley
Want to learn how to make a mini birthday cake? Mini cakes make perfect individual servings for a birthday boy or girl, but they also can be added as the perfect addition to a cake board. Read on for a tutorial on making this mini cake with drippy icing and swirls of fondant "whipped cream." Read more »

The Coolest Lego Cake Topper Tutorial Ever: Perfect for Birthdays

By Lynlee North Beckett

Every kid loves to play with building blocks and especially with the recent release of the new Lego Movie on February 7th, they are more popular than ever! Follow these brick-by-brick instructions to construct Lego-inspired cake and cupcake toppers to thrill every master builder!

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8 Terrific Toddler Birthday Cake Ideas

By Lyndsay Sung
Cat Birthday Cake

Find the perfect cake to make to tickle any toddler's fancy! Today, we've got the scoop on the sweetest toddler birthday cake ideas, guaranteed to blow the minds of kiddos and adults alike. From gravity-defying cakes created with fondant and modeling chocolate, to fancy frilly buttercream beauties, we've covered it all in this unforgettable roundup. Come see for yourself!

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Whole Wheat Cheese Crackers

Healthy Homemade Snacks for Kids

By Ashley Rodriguez

With the school year underway, we all need healthy snack ideas in our arsenal. Here are two healthy recipes for quick and easy snacks that freeze well and kids love.

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Back to School: Quilts for School-Age Children

By Angela Mitchell
Back to School Crayon and Pencil Quilt PatternIt's that time again: back to school! This time of year those school-age children are always on our minds. What better time to think about quilts and quilted projects for the little ones? Here are 7 patterns for the school-age children in your life. Read more »

Food Lover Friday: Summer-y Non-Alcoholic Drinks

By Ashley Rodriguez
Summer DrinksIt’s hot and sometimes a glass of water just doesn’t cut the heat in the way that I’d like. But these drinks can’t always be cocktails. Sometimes I just need the refreshing chill of an ice tea or sparkling fruit juice. Enjoy this list of ideas I’ve broken down into a few categories: Agua Frescas, Iced Teas/Coffees, and adding interest to your water! Read more »