You spent hours slaving away in the kitchen to make the most magnificent birthday cake ever. You even made the frosting from scratch—chocolate melting, coconut shaving and all. Then you cover it in plastic wrap, drive to the party and ... it's a caketastrophe. The frosting sticks to the wrap and you're left with a bald birthday cake. "Maybe," you think, "I should have bought a fancy cake carrier." But, why would you do that, when you have a perfectly good frosting guard at home? (It's called tooth picks.) All you need to prevent cupcake mishaps, cookie calamities and more epic dessert fails like this are a few household items and our clever transporting tips.