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Coldstone Creamery - Custom Cake

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My daughter celebrated her 13th Birthday last month and wanted a special cake. I stink at baking, I can burn anything... She asked for an ice cream cake, of course we said sure. Sounds delicious to me. After a little research we found that Coldstone Creamery offers a create your own cake option.

If creating your own is a little too crazy, (my kids choices were interesting...) you can go with one of their signature cakes which look just as delicious; A Cheesecake Name Desire, Peanut Butter Playground, etc. All offering the same delicious mix of ice cream, toppings, candy mixed in, ganache or frosting, and cake.

I would have loved it Darby would have chosen the one of the signature cakes, but that's not what she wanted... She ordered a large round cake 8", cotton candy ice cream with coconut and rainbow sprinkles mixed in, a layer of red velvet cake, fluffy white frosting on top, with sprinkles and white & milk chocolate curls, and of course Happy Birthday Darby! written o…

Kawaii Monthly Subscription Box - July

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There is something explainable about getting mail from another country. I love getting mail.. of course when its not bills, or ads. But something that has traveled from so far away is just that much more thrilling. The July Kawaii box showed up in late August, it had a long journey. It is the last of our 3-month summer fun subscription. Just like the May and June boxes it was packed full of fun goodies.


It seems like these squishy foods are quite the trend. They have been in every Kawaii box so far and they are adorable. This month's was a doughnut compact.

There were some great Back To School type items, pencils, a fold-out Rilakkuma post it note, a little box of stickers for sealing letters, glitter glue, and a fun key chain.


If you have a kid who loves to take you to the Japanese Animation store, this subscription might be a much better options. Not only do you get a box full of stuff for less than $20 a month, but you also get the joy of showing your kids how awesome snail ma…