hard to believe that we are already in the middle of summer
but we are! Thanks for
being a member of our Newsletter Club
we have so much fun creating and finding the new and the
different and we hope you enjoy reading it.
you have photos of cakes, cookies and cupcakes you've decorated
that would be of interest to our readers, we'd love to receive
them.. send to Maryann
this issue, scroll down for:
"Treats of the Week"
· Frosting Shape... Marigold flowers
Candied Carrot Strips to decorate
Tip of the Week
a clever use for a dustpan
Build Your Own Party Pak and
· ZOO-rific Party Plan… a fun birthday
party plan for Madagascar or Zoo parties
· Zoo Animals in the Kitchen ….Kid-friendly
recipes for any party
Another Zoo Party Plan...more games and party
Madagascar Characters… memorable lines from the
Madagascar Birthday Song… sung by Alex, Gloria
Dinosaurs, great for scrapbooking
party favors in three shapes
Castle Cake Pan
create royal treats or other
cakes using this cake pan
a stay-at-home game great
for baby showers and waiting in a restaurant
Painting without a paint brush … simple and exciting
alternatives to using a paint brush
Featured Cake Decorator
Charlotte Shaw from
Bucket Brigade… a group party game using two wading
create your own banner wording with
your favorite Disney Character
Sale, Sale, Sale!
30% & 40% discounted
Meet our Friends
Kim Danger from MommySavers.com
Mailbox News… see your cakes in a magazine just
for home cake decorators
· American Cake Decorators… lots of decorated
cakes from the professionals
· Home Arts Club… Pajama Party
· Sale, Sale, Sale! … 30% & 40% discounted
lots of information regarding
the newsletter and The PartyWorks.com
Shape - Rich, golden puffs with a color bright as a
gold coin! Click
here to find out how to make them yourself.
Perfect for decorating a carrot cake Very unusual and tasty,
fun to make and fun to share
how you decorated a cake using the "unusual"
Here's a how!
of the Week…
Other uses for a dust pan – use to easily pick up
small Toys, such as Barbie clothes, Lego pieces, puzzle
THEME PARTY PAKS
All the best products for Madagascar
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Napkins, Cups, Invitations and More
Cake, Cupcake & Cookie Decorating Packages
Cup Party Favor Kits
Bouquet Kits ~
Favors ~ Party
a grooving good time with Madagascar
ZOO-rific Birthday Party Plan
Perfect for Madagascar parties, too!
in the Kitchen
Games & Party Ideas
original game plan
from the 2005
As an adult, I love childrens movies because much
of the dialogue is really only understood by the adults...
I am never quite sure what the kids are laughing at when
a line is said by a cartoon character, but I do know the
adults got it by the sound of their laughter. I always
buy the video or DVD, watch it and then send it on to my
them out here!
with a full chorus of Madagascar Characters
From the 2005 movie
Cakes, Candles, Flowers and Streamers
to sprinkle on the party table, add to inside of the
invitations and they are great for scrapbooking too!
Favors Mini Soaps!
who is this purple
Flying Terradactyls too!
Pans -- Other Uses!
you purchased a cake pan for your childs birthday
never to use it again?
This column is devoted to cake pans that have other
uses to make very different types of party cakes.
a Moat Full of Castles
Decorated Castle Cake Ideas
A royal treat for little girls' birthdays. Fun at
Harry Potter, Magic, Wizard or Knights parties or
any important event. Wonderful for molded sugar or
More than just Castles
uses for a Castle Cake Pan
Fun at baby showers, family gatherings,
even at a restaurant while waiting
for your dinner to be served.
Painting Without a Paint Brush
Painting opens up a world of color and communication
a wonderful way for them to create.
There are many simple and exciting alternatives to
using a paint brush. Check
out this article for some wonderfully fun ideas!
Cake Decorator - Charlotte
SHAW creates and decorates unique and difficult
cakes. She has been decorating cakes
for about 35 years but only for family and friends.
For the last 10 years she has branched
out and even sold a few. She wrote:
"I love to make character or custom-made
cakes because I enjoy the challenge" and
her cakes are proof of her outstanding creativity!
lives in Austin, Texas with her husband.
out her 2006
Rose Bowl Winner Cake!
ALL the letters and the long horn steer were
made individually and placed on the cake.
See her cakes at CakeWorksCentral.com
PARTY GAME IDEA OF THE WEEK
A Group Party Game
This game is absolutely great for summer parties using
two little kid wading pools.
Create YOUR own wording on the banner, such as “Happy
Birthday, Dear One” or “Happy 1st Birthday, Craig”
or… “Happiness in your new forest of dreams” or “Jennifer’s
Room” …. YOU tell us what to say and select the Disney
character(s) of your choice! Three sizes available
– mini two-foot, 6-foot indoor and 6-foot outdoor
banners available. More...
one of our friends.... Kimberly Danger
creator Kimberly Danger holds a degree in Business
Administration/Marketing from Minnesota State
University, Mankato. She has been helping
moms save time and money through her website,
Mommysavers.com, for over five years.
Her first book, 1000 Best Baby Bargains, was
released in May 2005. Kim lives with her
husband and two kids in Southern Minnesota.
In her spare time she enjoys intellectual pursuits
such as online research (e-mailing friends),
studying consumer behavior (shopping), and networking
(talking on the phone).
helps parents make the most of their time and
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is REALLY a cake!
they do that?" becomes "I can do that!"
cake by Geraldine Kidwell
photos by Stringer Photography
featured articles in this magazine issue are:
The art of quilling offers richness in visual design,
utilizing shape, pattern, and texture for this cake.
A fanciful cottage graced with just a touch o whimsy
adds a cheerful note to this celebration cake
Based on the corps of cadets hat at Texas A&M,
this style is also worn by state troopers ad some
military branches a cake!
Quick ad easy to make pastillage offers a strong inexpensive
medium to cake decorating, a technique.
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Personal Note From Mary Ann
"I LOVE THIS MAGAZINE and have always looked forward
to receiving every issue!" This magazine is mostly
filled with photos of cakes, cupcakes and cookies
decorated mostly by NON-professional cake decorations.
YOUR PHOTOS and SEE YOUR NAME IN PRINT. Cake decorating
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for our Cupcake Scrapbook, and pies of all kinds for our
Pie Scrapbook. If you wish to share your creative works,
please send to Maryann
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