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Birthday Cake.

Girls are always sweet and demure. They eat their food neatly and pleasantly without mwwam *snort* mmm sounds or food-throwing. Elf and Emperor were given a box of cake mix, a dozen eggs, vegetable oil and a measuring cup and told to make the cake themselves. All I did was put it in the oven. D gave them a grade of only a B plus because the cake did not have an interesting shape. Rectangles, apparently, are not interesting enough. I think to get an A, the cake had to be multi-tiered and decorated in italic frosting script. We'll just take the B. :]


  1. Theres nothing like a kid and her chocolate! LOL

  2. That picture cracks me up!


  3. OOOO! MRS D! Your new pic is stunning!

    Luke, the pic was fun but the cleanup took a little time!!

  4. Aw, how sweet of her brothers to make her very first birthday cake! The way you're teaching your kids to cook and sew is amazing - I suspect in a few years, you will sit down to a gourmet, multi-course meal every night, served on hand-sewn placements!


  5. Hey, if they can just feed themselves peanut butter sandwiches and mac and cheese and clean up after once a week, I'd be happy. I'm looking for reasonable self-sufficiency in this area. To me FOOD SAFETY is a biggie, the wash your hands and don't lick your fingers while cooking for others... that sort of thing.

    D actually made leather placemats awhile ago. Apparently they're pretty pricey other places. :]

  6. She's adorable with or without the birthday cake face! Happy Happy birthday! A beautiful beautiful face, Mrs. C.

  7. What a cutie patootie! Cute post too!

  8. I love it! This is something you will never forget! I think you should show it at her rehearsal dinner when she gets married...hee hee! This would have been a good Awww Monday picture!

  9. My girls still eat like that! She is super cute!

  10. Looks like Baby S loved her cake! Yum yum, and well done to the boys for baking it!


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