Last weekend I was able to attend the first Breathing Space bloggers retreat over in Daybreak, UT. It was fun to catch up with old friend, meet some new friends and connect with people in real life that I’ve only known online! I really enjoyed being a part of it and I’ll post more about it later.
There were themed dinners both nights, the first night being “stepford wives” and the second night was Cinco de Mayo! We had an AMAZING dinner sponsored by Cafe Rio. Mmmm I’m totally craving it right now. If you haven’t been you should go, and they rapidly expanding all over the country!
I got to make the cake for the Cinco de Mayo dinner! And it was a BLAST! so many fun colors and such a fun and festive theme. The flowers I created were in reminder of those tissue paper flowers we all made at school.
The ruffled layer reminds me of pinata’s… And lets face it, who doesn’t love pinatas?
And the colorful chevron was because they were decorating in chevrons… I made three different flavors, my chocolate, strawberry and red velvet! They were all popular and everyone loved the cake- which tickles me to know end!
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Gorgeous cake… so colorful!
Thanks!!! It sure is colorful, and so fun! I loved designing and making it!!! I’ve never really gotten into Cinco de Mayo but I think I will be from now on!
Thanks for hosting! WOW what a beautiful cake you made Ashlee. I love all the colors. Have a great week 🙂
Thanks! I love the bright colors as well, I love all my cakes though! So super fun to share it with so many women at the retreat!
That is amazing Ashlee! I am totally in awe over that ruffled flower. Just gorgeous!
Thanks Kara! Crazy that the flower took the longest of all the layers of the cake! because it had to dry between layers!
Beautiful cake Ashlee! But then again all your cakes are. It reminds me of the dresses they wear. Might I add that you’re an awesome photographer too. You are so multi-talented. I love my pictures! You know how to make anyone look good.
Ah thanks sweetie! I’m glad you got to see another one of my cakes, but I wish I could make one you could EAT sometime! and it’s easy to take a good picture of someone so pretty!
Gwen @ Gwenny Penny
Another amazing cake, Ashlee! I love the colors. This one might be my favorite 🙂
Thanks so much Gwen! It is bright and I love it too!
It was SO pretty! I was sad that I had to leave early, and didn’t get to try any! Glad everyone liked it though!
It was great to meet you, and I’m sorry you didn’t get any cake!!! Next time!
Amanda @ Watch Out, Martha!
You did such a fantastic job! The cake is absolutely beautiful 🙂
I would love it if you would link up at Watch Out, Martha!’s link up party: Martha Mondays, going on now! Hope to see you there!
Thanks so much! I love designing and creating new cakes, i rarely repeat a design!
OH MY this is an absolutely beautiful cake! As a matter of fact, beyond beautiful!! I love love the colors! I so badly want to make this cake but I have no excuse:P Thanks bunches for sharing with us!
Thanks so much! and there is ALWAYS an excuse for CAKE!!! 😉