AHG Badge Help – Living & Working in Space #2

Are you ready to blast off into some summer fun?  Here is a great rocket snack we made to with a group of Tenderhearts earning the Living & Working in Space merit badge. 

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Gum Paste Glue

The other day I received a phone call from my sister.  She was working on a cake for my niece’s birthday. This was to be her first fondant cake. She had been to several stores in search of gum paste glue, and was getting frustrated because no one had any in stock.

Gum paste glue is used anytime you adhere two pieces of fondant (or gum paste) together.  And much to my sister’s surprise you can actually make it.

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AHG Badge Help – Living and Working in space #9

Our theme for this year’s AHG Summer camp is centered around launching a new era for the camp.  We will be launching many things during the week including rockets.  The girls attending camp will have the opportunity to complete the Living and Working in Space Merit Badge.

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A Hiking We Will Go

We have come to the end of the hiking cupcake series.  And I have been saving the best for last.  Today, I want to feature the backpack and hiking stick cupcake topper.

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Grab a Map

While we know that “Not all who wander are lost”, but most of them are.  A map is a critical piece of equipment for any trip. Hiking is not an exception.  This map and compass fondant cupcake topper was included in the set of cupcakes I made for my son’s 50 mile hike.

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Take a Hike

Spring is officially here!  The weather is pleasant, everything is in bloom, (including allergies), and it is time to get outside.

Recently my son and his scout troop completed a 50 mile hike, spread over 3 days.  I am super proud of him.  To help celebrate, I made a batch of cupcakes for the participants.

This week I want to share the set of fondant cupcake toppers I made.  Each day will feature one of the toppers shown above.

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M&M cake

M&M cake templateThe other day, I baked up a treat for my hubby to take to work.  This surprisingly simple M&M cake is always a hit, and I have made it several times.  Continue reading

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