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Cupid’s Arrow Valentine Cupcake Toppers DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

I know there are several pretty versions of this out there, but this take on Cupid’s arrow as a cupcake topper has something special – the tip of the arrow is actually an edible candy heart. Which means, more sweets for your sweethearts!

Cupid's Arrow Valentine Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Cupid's Arrow Valentine Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!Cupid's Arrow Valentine Cupcake Toppers DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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5 Ways To Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day

Did you know Monday is National Chocolate Cake Day? Is this for real? I won’t say no to another reason to eat chocolate cake. So in case you’re looking for a way to celebrate, here are a just a few ideas…

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6-Layer Rich Malted-Chocolate Toasted Marshmallow Cake

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Chocolate Birthday Cake

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One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

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Devil’s Food Cake with Hazelnut Crunch

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Oreo Olallieberry Chocolate Layer Cake

PS – How to Frost A Perfectly Smooth Cake, A Scalloped Cake, and A Messy Cake.

Apple Pie Topper DIY

by Kathleen Ballos

With autumn now in full swing, apple pie season has arrived with it. Make these simple apple pom pom toppers to add a pop of color to your pie! If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year and plan on having several different types of pie, wouldn’t this be a fun way to let your guests know which is which? Until then I might have to use these toppers as an excuse to go apple picking with some friends and return home to bake a fresh apple pie together!

Apple Pie Topper | Oh Happy Day!Apple Pie Topper | Oh Happy Day!Apple Pie Topper | Oh Happy Day!

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Welcome Home Cake Topper DIY

by Chiara Alberetti Milott

A few weeks ago my mom gave me a package of wooden letters. I put them away, not knowing exactly what to do with them. When my husband came home from a long trip, I knew it was time to break them out. This is the prettiest and easiest cake topper I’ve ever made. And, you can write any message under the sun with these letters, and use any color sugar you can find – there are so many pretty hues out there.

Welcome Home Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!
Welcome Home Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!Welcome Home Cake Topper DIY | Oh Happy Day!
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Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY

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Here is a super fun idea for a party that I cannot wait to throw! We’ve been messing around with our new SodaStream from Best Buy (it allows you to make soda on the spot!) I asked my friend Andrea to help me come up with some natural flavors for a party and she came up with four amazing recipes. We made blackberry-pineapple soda with coconut sorbet, chocolate soda with coffee ice cream, clementine soda with vanilla ice cream, and ginger-lemon soda with green tea ice cream. We could barely make it through the photo shoot without drinking all the props! Having a SodaStream for this party is perfect, because you’ll have an unlimited supply of soda water. My favorite model is the Source Home Soda Maker. It’s an appliance I wouldn’t mind having on our kitchen counter – it’s so beautiful! Have you ever made homemade soda?

Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!Old Fashioned Homemade Soda Party DIY | Oh Happy Day!

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