Birthdays and inanimate objects

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CONNER. To think, just 7 short years ago I could wake-up and not have to use the facilities before 5 minutes had past… {sigh} ahh… a youthful vaginal wall.

But, I digress.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DUDE… who knew I was old enough to have a 7 year old?

Not I, that’s who.

I will do another entry titling all the things I love about having a 7 year old, but that will just have to wait, for we are off for a little train ride in a few minutes. I just had to show a picture of the cake:

Seriously, people — I was YELLING AT THE CAKE.

BTW, do NOT wait for your cake to thaw before frosting if you’re gonna do something dumb like cut i apart to make the space shuttle. The thing just kept peeling apart and I, being apparently dumber then the cake, kept YELLING at it for crumbing up. Needless to say, I just kept the mantra in my head that all things can be fixed with frosting, and it turned-out OK… but just so you know — those wings, there’y probably about 50% cake, and 50% frosting — Conner will love it. I think I was freaking out more because the cake was pink and no 7 year old wants a pink frosted space shuttle cake. What do you guys think?

Drew, being the awesome feller that he is took the kids away from me as I was screaming at the cake to “COME ON AND STAY TOGETHER YOU @#%&(*) CAKE” and didn’t even mock me. Hence, I made him his own strawbery-chocolate twinkie, filled with love and devotion (know that if I’d ever divorce him, he could use this particular day for grounds of insanity).

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  1. says

    Honestly, your cakes are getting much better. Even the infamous cake at his 5th birthday was just fine. Fine. You could calm down about them. I think it turned out fantabulous. :)

  2. says

    You and your love and hate relationship with cakes. It’s like a bad boyfriend you should just stay away from but you keep going back to for more abuse! 😛

  3. says

    You are such a good mommy that you make whatever your boys want. Oh by the way, I cannot bake, I tried to make banana bread in the bread machine today and it failed. How does that happen?

  4. says

    I think your cake looks awesome! The ones that take the most work are always the ones that turn out the best (maybe like kids, don’t ya think?).

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