Happy Birthday to Me!

I know I haven't been a very faithful blogger lately, and I'm sorry for that. It's been a busy summer! Between vacations, visitors, and virtually anything else you can think of, I haven't had any time to bake. And today, my birthday, was no different, just a wonderfully busy day with the family.

So this post isn't about recipes or fancy photos, it's about 1 thoughtful statement and 4 amazing kids who backed it up.

"No one should have to make their own birthday cake."

And I didn't!

One boxed cake mix...

Some canned icing...

Lots and lots and LOTS of sprinkles...

And, voila! The most beautiful cake I've ever seen!

Funfetti to boot!

Got a kick out of this one...no, the cake IS NOT on fire, there were just A LOT of candles (and a very excited grandma in the background).

I love my kids! They even cleaned up. (sort of)  ;)



  1. AWW that's awesome.... Happy Birthday your cake looked wonderful!

  2. You didn't mention that the smoke alarm went off. The kids did a great job! And Josie's pecan bars were delicious!!!!

  3. Awww, happy birthday to you! I'm glad you didn't have to make your own birthday cake. I did :-( And I didn't like that feeling. The cake looks super tasty and filled with love!

  4. This looks like a totally delicious cake. Happy birthday blessings to you!!

  5. How sweet is that! You have raised some great kids!

  6. What sweethearts! And a good looking cake at that.
    Happy birthday! Hope it was a great one.

  7. My birthday was the 13th too! And I DID actually make my own cake LOL. I hope you had a great birthday! :D

  8. Awesome! Happy Birthday! Cake looks good.


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