Libbie Loves: Birthday Gifts

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Just a few of the many things I’m crushing on this birthday week. I asked for them all (because why not) and hoped that I’d get one…and I did. Follow my instagram stories and see which one! 1. Because I plan on being able to play the... Read More »

Five Grocery Store Cake Toppers

By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower and David Dempsey Photography by Cedric Smith I love a natural cake topper, especially when it “may” give a nod to the flavor of the cake AND can be a fun conversation starter AND add drama AND be affordable! Here are five Grocery Store Cake Toppers that... Read More »

Party Photo Booth Like No Other

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Photography by Cedric Smith With: Candace Brower, Brenda Anderson and Joshua Summers The party invitation read “Come as your favorite food-inspired color”. And this is what happened. Candace Brower as Butter Lettuce. Brenda Anderson as The Lavender Princess David Dempsey as the Great Pumpkin Joshua Summers as... Read More »

A Crazy Colorful Birthday Party

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Video by Candace Brower With: Joshua Summers and Brenda Anderson Why can’t a birthday party have 5 cakes and be a little weird? Read More »

Monet’s Favorite Sandwich

By Libbie Summers (recipe from my book, Sweet and Vicious –baking with attitude, Rizzoli) Food Photography by Chia Chong My obsession with the dining habits of Claude Monet began in college. I feasted again and again on the few English translations available of the notebooks he kept from his home in Giverny. At a... Read More »